Ram goes crazy after death of his mother and sister, once released from mental hospital comes across Mr Kirorimal who insures him and wants him dead for the money. However Ram ends up marrying his daughter.

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Ram goes crazy after death of his mother and sister, once released from mental hospital comes across Mr Kirorimal who insures him and wants him dead for the money. However Ram ends up marrying his daughter.

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The song ae meri topi.... was picturised by vijay anand as his elder brother chetan anand wasnt well that day. This was the last film chetan anand directed for dev anand, production navketan, he started his own production company and made films. After 20 years in 1976 the 25th silver jubilee year of navketan, chetan anand made a film for dev anand and that was his last film for navketan, Janemaan, the remake of taxi driver. See more »

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Dukhi man mere sun mera kehna
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A spoof on the man degrading himself to any depths to make money even at the cost of another man's life.
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A film, slickly directed by Chetan Anand and produced by Dev Anand's Navketan. A very good entertainer with very good music by Sachin Dev Burman. After having given music for a classic like "Devdas" in 1955, Burman da proved his versatality as he came up trumps with his musical score in this light hearted entertainer in 1956. Kishore Kumar's "Ai meri topi palat ke aa" and " Dene wala jab bhi deta, poora chhapad phaad ke deta" are lovely light numbers. So are the two duets by Kishore and Asha Bhosle, "Aji aaj koi na hamen chhediyo" and "Woh dekhen to unki inayat, na dekhen to rona kya"! Kishore's "Dukhi man mere, sun mera kehna" remains one of his best numbers ever. Dev Anand gave a good performance, while Sheila Ramani was a perfect foil to him.


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