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Gunga Jumna (1961)

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Widowed Govindi lives a poor lifestyle in Haripur along with two sons, Gungaram and Jumna. While Jumna is studious, Gungaram is the opposite, but has a good heart and decides to use his ... See full summary »

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Gungaram
Vyjayanthimala ...
Dhanno
Nasir Khan ...
Jumna
Azra ...
Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi ...
Kallu (as Kanhaiyalal)
Anwar Hussain ...
Hariram (as Anwar Husain)
Nasir Hussain ...
Police Superintendent (as Nazir Husain)
S. Nazir
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Govindi
Praveen Paul ...
Hariram's wife (as Parvin Paul)
Helen ...
Courtesan
Husn Banu ...
(as Husn Banoo)
Ranjit Sood
Khwaja Sabir ...
(as Khawja Sabir)
Narbada Shankar
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Widowed Govindi lives a poor lifestyle in Haripur along with two sons, Gungaram and Jumna. While Jumna is studious, Gungaram is the opposite, but has a good heart and decides to use his earnings to ensure his brother gets a decent education. After her employer, Hariram, accuses Govindi of theft, their house is searched, evidence is found, she is arrested, the entire village bails her out, but the shock kills her. After her passing, Gungaram works for Hariram while Jumna goes to the city to study. During the course of his studies, he is forced to sell off all his belongings when Gungaram fails to provide him with any funds. He does continue to study, and after completing them becomes a police officer. He is then given his first assignment, which is none other than in Haripur itself, and it is here that he will be forced to confront Gungaram, who is now an ex-convict, jailed for theft, and now is the leader of a dreaded band of killer bandits. Watch what impact Jumna's presence will ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Gunga Jumna(1961)
11 February 2008 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

The best film ever of Dilip and Vyjantimala.These two took acting to unprecedented realms in this great movie.Script,music,photography,editing....all the aspects that make a movie are near perfect.Only weak point would be Nasir Khan who is badly mis-casted as the younger brother but it seems that his presence brings such impact from Dilip Kumar that one is left awe-strucked.The story is perhaps not new but it is the realism of the film that attracts the mind.Who will forget the scene of the dying Dhano with Gunga imploring her not to leave him alone in the world.You feel how much she means to him as if the drama was being played right in front of you instead of on the screen.Magnificent!Similarly the scene where Gunga see off his brother at the railway station is too good to be true.The supporting cast is marvelous.Anwar Hussain gives an excellent performance as well as Kaniyalal and Sohrab Modi in a cameo role.And what to say of the music? You have to see the film to really enjoy it because it is made for it.A milestone in the Indian film history.


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