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Kala Pani (1958)

| Crime, Musical, Romance
Based on A.J.Cronin's 'Beyond This Place', this movie narrates the story of an untiring crusade for justice. A young man, learning about his father's wrongful implication in a ... See full summary »

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Karan Mehra
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Asha
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Kishori
Agha ...
Badru
Nasir Hussain ...
Inspector Mehta (as Nazir Hussain)
D.K. Sapru ...
Diwan Sardarilal (as Sapru)
Kishore Sahu ...
Rai Bahadur Jaswant Rai
Krishan Dhawan ...
Jumman
Mukri ...
Madhosh Miyan
M.A. Latif ...
Prisoner(Karan's Father)
Bir Sakuja ...
Editor at the press company
Jankidas ...
Daulat Chand (as Janki Das)
Praveen Paul ...
Hotel Owner (as Parvin Paul)
Mumtaz Begum ...
Mrs. Shankerlal Mehra
Heera Sawant
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Based on A.J.Cronin's 'Beyond This Place', this movie narrates the story of an untiring crusade for justice. A young man, learning about his father's wrongful implication in a fifteen-year-old murder, vows to bring the true criminals to justice and release his innocent father from 'kaala paani' (life imprisonment), for which he enlists the help of a press reporter, a retired police inspector and an unwitting prostitute who happens to possess some key evidence. Written by Hrishi Dixit <hrishi@slb.com>

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The song Hum Bekhudi Mein was sampled in the song "Hit No.2 (Hum Bekhudi Mein)" by Bagula Bhagat from the album L S D Burman. See more »

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Remake of Sabar Uparey (1955) See more »

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Dil lagaake qadar gayi pyaare
Sung by Asha Bhosle
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Devanand's filmfare winning performance
17 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

Based on A J Cronin's novel "Beyond This place", this film is about a young man who goes to great lengths in the tireless pursuit for justice.

This young man is played superbly by Devanand(which won him the Filmfare award). He was aided by Madhubala who plays her role gracefully . The story starts crisply and is interspersed occasionally by songs and comic moments. It is towards the last that the story starts feeling disjointed. The songs are a delight to listen to. "Hum Bekhudi Mein Tujko" and "Accha jee main hari" are a few notable ones to watch out for.

Irrespective of its few flaws, this film is a must watch.


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