The 1950s and 1960s brought color to Indian movies and began the escapist trend in full force.
By the 1960s, many movies bordered on total fantasy.
They were star-driven, as opposed to the director/producer driven pictures of the past.
A good number presented romantic stories with appropriate complication for the leading pair, while others followed a more serious, melodramatic route to love.
Films openly catered to the box office and were packed with song, modern dance, and new fashion style.