An impoverished widowed Hindu nanny brings up an abused and abandoned Muslim lad.

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Yusuf / Chand / Khan
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Jamila Banu
Agha ...
Bashir
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Sheku / Yusuf
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Aaya
Nasir Hussain ...
Khan Bahadur (as Nazir Husain)
Sabita Chatterjee ...
Razia - Bashir's Wife (as Sabita Chatterji)
Babloo ...
Young Yusuf
Shivraj ...
Sabra - Sheku's father
Hari Shivdasani ...
Nawab Jallaudin
Padmini Priyadarshini ...
Bahar - Courtesan
Mumtaz Begum ...
Nawab's Wife (as Mumtaz)
Manorama ...
Farida - Sheku's mother
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In a mansion, filled with guests and decorated for a wedding, two men struggle over the possession of a revolver. A shot rings out and to the horror of the assembled throng, a lady falls, dying. She is the mother of one of the protagonists and her deathbed confession is the key that unravels the complicated events that led up to this tragic climax - a tale that involves switched identities, multiple disguises, an arranged marriage, attempted murder, heartless cruelty, rapacious greed and (for good measure) a dancing girl whose mother (were she around) would have good reason to suspect her condition. Written by van Goethem

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The original censor's certificate states that the film is in Urdu. See more »

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Tumhari Mast Nazar Gar Idhar Nahin Hoti
Lyrics by Sahir
Music by Roshan
Sung by Mukesh and Lata Mangeshkar
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entertaining, funny, beautiful.
14 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

impoverished poet Chand pursues the rich and beautiful Jameela . but one day he finds he himself more wealthy than he thought. acting with joy, beautiful songs expressing more than just the obvious sentiments of love,and dances that convey the full range of human emotion.


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