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Mr. & Mrs. '55 (1955)

| Comedy, Musical, Romance
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 ... See full summary »

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Anita Verma
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Preetam Kumar
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Seeta Devi (Anita's Aunt)
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Johny (as Johny Walker)
Yasmin
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Preetam's Bhabhi
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Lily D'Silva (as Uma Devi)
Cuckoo ...
Singer (in song "Neele Aasmani")
Radhika ...
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Anwaribai ...
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Agha
Haroon
Rooplaxmi ...
(as Roo Plaxmi)
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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Aei Ji Dil Par Hua Aisa Jaadoo
Sung by Mohammad Rafi
Music Composed by O.P. Nayyar
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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a delight
4 September 2016 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I have been looking at IMDb list www.imdb.com/list/ls077349643/ and seeking out movies. Many are on YouTube, but only some have English subs This happens to be one of them. The first thing i noticed about the film is the photography. If this were a Hollywood movie, i would expect to see it in a Gothic movie, perhaps directed by Orson Welles, and photographed by Greg Toland. So imagine if you will a Gothic musical, at least in appearance. But this isn't a depressing movie. Although I did wonder if it might turn out that way. The songs are terrific. The lead actor has a suavity about him , that had elements of people of Ronald Colman, or William Powell. My favorite character was the large lady.


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