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Half Ticket (1962)

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A diamond thief hides his loot on an innocent child, but the child turns out to be an adult posing as a youngster to purchase a half-priced train ticket. Now, the thief will have to outwit the eccentric in a series of wacky misadventures.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kishore Kumar ...
Vijay L. Chand / Munna / Vijay's mom in photograph
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Rajnidevi / Asha
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Raja Babu
Shammi ...
Lily
Helen ...
Stage Dancer / Singer ("Woh Ek Nighahen")
Manorama ...
Asha's Aunt
Moni Chatterjee ...
Lal Dhyan Chand (as Moni Chatterji)
Narbada Shankar ...
(as Narbada Shakar)
Mirajkar
Tun Tun ...
Real Munna's Mother (as Tuntun)
Poonam
Lalita Kapoor
Anil Kumar
Nabo Kumar
Dilip
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It is the story of a kind-hearted playful young man (Vijay). Unable to withstand his pranks his father drives him out of his home. He goes about his life doing odd jobs but never lasts longer than few days in one place. He meets a girl with dreamy eyes (Rajini) but pretends to a half-witted boy (Munna) to win her heart. Meanwhile some cops are chasing a diamond thief (Raja Babu) who hides the diamond in Munna's hip pocket. Rest of the plot revolves around how Raja Babu tries to retrieve his diamond, how successful Munna and Rajini are in getting rid of the bad guys. Written by Nisha J

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During the recording of the song "Aake Seedhi Lagi Dil Pe", Kishore Kumar convinced music director Salil Choudhury that he would sing both the male and the female voices in the song and went on to do it in the final recoded version. See more »

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References Shree 420 (1955) See more »

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chaand raat tum ho saath
Sung by Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
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One of the best classic comedy
18 July 2012 | by (Aachen, Germany) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie recently and was amazed by the quality of the hilarious comedy that this film offers. It beats the films of these days in terms of comedy. Kishor Daa has had a tremendous role and everything in the movie is up to the mark. I recommend everyone at least give it a chance and you will be a happy person on earth. Each scene of the film has something in it to make you laugh. You will be a laughing bag at the end. And then the film has a romantic story too which has a happy ending. A must watch for everyone. Even if it is black and white movie, the excellent movie that it is makes it a treat to watch. A lot of scenes has some fancy stuff in it that makes one think what quality the movies of earlier era had in them. Then the music quality of the movie is some of the best. The song that Kishor sings in both male and female voice is the most hilarious. This song is made alive by the play made by Kishor Kumar.


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