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Bombai Ka Babu (1960)

| Drama, Musical, Romance
Babu and Malik are two inseparable friends who live in a small town in India. One day they decide to play a prank and steal something. They get caught, while Malik's dad come to bail out ... See full summary »

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Babu / Kundan
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Maya
Nasir Hussain ...
Shahji (as Nazir Hussain)
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Rukmani
Rashid Khan ...
Bhagat
Dhumal ...
Mamu
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Bali
Manohar Deepak ...
Inspector Malik
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anwari ...
(as Anwari Bai)
Aruna
Bela Bose ...
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Lalita Kumari ...
Mamu's girlfriend
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Babu and Malik are two inseparable friends who live in a small town in India. One day they decide to play a prank and steal something. They get caught, while Malik's dad come to bail out and stand surety for him, Babu has no one to do so and ends up in the juvenile center. When the two grow up, Malik becomes a Police Inspector, while Babu takes to crime and ends up being sentenced in jail. When he gets discharged, he goes to meet with his partner-in-crime, Bali, and together they start planning the next heist. Malik meets with Babu and tells him to go straight, but Babu had already tried that and ended up being falsely accused of stealing a necklace belonging to his employer's wife. Nevertheless, Babu does inform Bali that he will not be taking part in any crime. Thereafter, Bali and his men are arrested, and blame Babu for ratting on them. Bali is released on bail, Babu meets with him, an argument ensues, leading to a physical fight, with Bali getting killed. A fearful Babu flees ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Dev anand had made raj khosla guru dutt's assistant, guru dutt was given a break as director for baazi, guru dutt gave break to raj khosla to direct c.i.d. as dev anand as hero and when raj khosla turned producer with bombay ka babu, dev anand was the hero. Infact dev was the hero raj khosla first film as director and he was also the hero of raj khosla' first production. Dev as producer (navketan) had taken raj khosla to direct kala pani (awards for best film and actor) shareef badmash and guide was also offered to raj khosla to direct. They also worked toghether in solva saal. Raj khosla had also directed fhe unreleased Sajaan Ki Galiyan with dev anand and sadhna, with music by shanker-jaikishan. See more »

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Dekhne Mein Bhola Hai Dil Ka Salona
Sung by Asha Bhosle and chorus
Music composed by Sachin Dev Burman
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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It had a bold theme where incestuous relationship was tackled for the first time in Hindi Cinema and had trend setting music by Maestro S. D. Burman.
7 January 1999 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Apart from the good direction of Raj Khosla, and good performances by the lead players, Dev Anand and Suchitra Sen, the music by S. D. Burman was the highlight of the movie. Three songs particularly stand out. "Chal ri sajni, ab kya soche", by Mukesh, "Saathi na koi manzil, diya hai na koi mehfil" by Mohd. Rafi and "Deewana mastana hua Dil" by Mohd. Rafi and Asha Bhosle.


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