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Mr. & Mrs. '55 (1955)

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Anita Verma
Guru Dutt ...
Preetam Kumar
Lalita Pawar ...
Seeta Devi (Anita's Aunt)
Johnny Walker ...
Johny (as Johny Walker)
Yasmin
Kumkum ...
Preetam's Bhabhi
Tun Tun ...
Lily D'Silva (as Uma Devi)
Cuckoo ...
Singer (in song "Neele Aasmani")
Radhika Sarathkumar ...
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Anwaribai ...
(as Anwari)
Agha
Haroon
Rooplaxmi ...
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Moni Chatterjee ...
The Judge (as Moni Chatterji)
Al Nasir ...
Ramesh (as Al-Nasir)
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A young, naive heiress, in custody of a martinet and flamingly feminist aunt is forced into a 'marriage of convenience' with an unemployed cartoonist in an attempt to save her millions - a move orchestrated by the scheming aunt. However, in the course of her ostensibly married life, she learns the true meaning of marriage and the deep significance of being an Indian wife, much to the dismay of her aunt, who, in adherence to her wayward beliefs, has been trying to instill every kind of anti-male sentiment in her niece's ingenuous mind. Written by Hrishi Dixit <hrishi@slb.com>

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Neele Aasmane
Sung by Geeta Dutt
Music Composed by O.P. Nayyar
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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Excellent film.
19 January 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

The chemistry between Guru Dutt and Madhubala is fantastic. Johnny Walker proves once again that he is the best side-kick of all time. The tone of the movie is ambivalent in that it is very depressing and optimistic at the same time.The music is incomparable. Simply put: an excellent all around film.


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