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Aar-Paar (1954)

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An ex-convict gets a job as a taxi driver to change his girlfriend's prejudiced father's view of him, and becomes embroiled with a criminal gang in the process.

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Complete credited cast:
Shyama ...
Nikki
Guru Dutt ...
Kalu
Jagdish Sethi ...
Lalaji
Johnny Walker ...
Rustom (as Johny Walker)
Jagdeep ...
Elaichi Sandow
Shakila ...
Dancer (Captain's Moll)
Bir Sakuja ...
Captain
Rajendra ...
(as Rajinder)
Amir Banu ...
(as Ameer Banu)
Rashid Khan ...
(as Rasheed)
M.A. Latif ...
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Kalu is a taxi-driver in Bombay, India. He has two women who love him and would like to marry him. Kalu first wants to establish himself, and become rich, before he can even think of marriage. One of the women who loves him, has a father who is involved in gangster-type activities, and would like Kalu also to join him so that he can get rich soon. Kalu has now to decide to become rich quick or sleep better. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Ja Ja Ja Ja Bewafa, Kaisa Pyaar Kaisi Preet Re
Sung by Geeta Dutt
Music composed by O.P. Nayyar
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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Good classic
13 April 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Kalu (Guru Dutt), a taxi driver who was sentenced to prison for speeding, is released two months before his term for good behavior. His old employer refuses to let him drive his taxi again. Wandering the streets, Kalu helps a young woman Nikki (Shyama) to fix her car. Kalu goes home but his brother-in-law will not have a convict in the house so he finds himself on the streets. Kalu visits a club to deliver a message for Captain on behalf of a former jail mate. He gets a job at Nikki's father's garage and love blossoms between Nikki and him. When her father finds out, he kicks Kalu out. Kalu asks Nikki to elope with him but she hesitates and by the time she decides to do so, he has already left. Kalu returns to the club and takes up a job with Captain and his band of crooks which includes a dancer (Shakila) and a Parsi barman, Rustom (Johnny Walker). Captain is planning a Bank robbery and thinks Kalu would be useful in driving the getaway car. The cabaret dancer takes a fancy to Kalu but sees he loves Nikki. She seeks revenge and persuades Captain to have Nikki kidnapped. With Rustom's help, Kalu manages to rescue Nikki and have the gang caught. He is a true hero and Nikki's father gladly agrees to their marriage.


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