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Chhalia (1960)

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The tragic-comic story of Chhalia, a naive, simple-minded young man who comes to the city and witnesses the harsh side of life; and falls in love with a young woman named Shanti, only to ... See full summary »

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Chhalia
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Shanti
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Abdul Rehman
Rehman ...
Kewal
Shobhna Samarth ...
(as Shobhana Samarth)
Bupet Raja ...
Anwar
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The tragic-comic story of Chhalia, a naive, simple-minded young man who comes to the city and witnesses the harsh side of life; and falls in love with a young woman named Shanti, only to find out that she is married but separated from her husband, Kewal, and adopted son, Anwar. He puts all he can in an effort to locate Kewal and re-unite the family. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Chhalia Mera Naam
Sung by Mukesh
Music by Kalyanji Veerji Shah and Anandji Veerji Shah
Lyrics by Qamar Jalalabadi
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Weak Script
6 March 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

First Movie Of Manmohan Desai.. Which Stars Raj Kapoor, Nutan,Rehman & Pran Story Basically Deals With Consequences Of Partition & Its Effect On Woman And Children... Its About How Chhalia Who Falls in Love With The Girl Whose Life He Saved...After Coming To Know That She is Married ..How He Takes Responsibility To Reunite Them ...She Has A Son Which Adds Some Dramatic Scenes To The Movie ... There Is Small Version Of Pran Story Which I Thought Was A Change For Pran ....Rehman Plays The Husband Kewal Reminds Me Of Mr Ghosh Of Pyaasa... Finally A Happy Ending But Our Raj is Left Alone ...There Are Many Flaws in The Movie Which Will Keep You Disturbing ... Treatment Of The Movie is Quite Poor ... Screenplay is Not So Good ...Acting Wise Raj Does Nothing New... He is As Usual ... .Same For Nutan ... Plus Point For The Movie Is The Music By Kalyanji Anandji ...Songs Like Chhalia Mera Naam, Dumb Dumb Diga Diga & Mere Toote Huye Dil Se By Mukesh ...Which Keeps You Alive... Watch If You're Raj Kapoor Fan

Else It's Better To Skip.


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