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Chori Chori (1956)

| Musical, Romance
A spoiled rich girl on the run travels with a reporter looking for a news scoop.

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Amir Banu ...
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Multi-millionaire Girhdarilal has a daughter named Kammo who is of marriageable age. He would always keep her as a house-girl because he does not want to marry her off to someone he disapprove of. But Kammo falls for a pilot, Sumankumar, a greedy man, when Girhdarilal learns of this relationship he objects to there meeting leave alone marriage but Kammo is quite stubborn and so elope with Sumankumar. But the question remain will Kammo be able to live without her father and if she does return she will have to marry his choice and forget Sumankumar. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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Rasik Balma
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Music composed by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi and Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal (as Shankar-Jaikishan)
Lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri
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The puppets in Chori Chori
19 March 2006 | by (France) – See all my reviews

An earlier Raj-Kapoor-Nargis film, Awaara (1951), directed by Kapoor himself, had enjoyed an enormous success in Russia and the Middle East, where the social themes invoked had a particular resonance at this period. When Raj and Nargis toured Russia in triumph, they were treated amongst other things to a spectacular puppet-show where the puppets were replicas of themselves. One of the most memorable scenes in Chori Chori is that where the two central characters are watching a country puppet-show and Kammo (Nargis) imagines herself and Sagar (Raj) as the puppets. The duet that follows, with the two actually playing out this fantasy, is one of the best things in the film (and owes nothing to the Capra original). Although Kapoor is not himself the director of Chori Chori, the pair responsible for the music, Shankar and Jaikishan, had also worked on Awaara (and were for that matter a Kapoor discovery). It seems likely that the Russian puppet-show on the post-Awaara tour provided the inspiration for this scene.


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