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A Guide falls in love with a married woman, then is jailed for forgery and stealing money from her.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Raju
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Rosie Marco / Nalini
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Raju's Mother
Anwar Hussain ...
Ghaffoor
Ulhas ...
Raju's Uncle (Mamaji)
Gajanan Jagirdar ...
Bhola (as Jagirdar)
Rashid Khan ...
Joseph
Kishore Sahu ...
Marco
Praveen Paul ...
Bhola's Wife (as Pravin Paul)
Mridula Rani ...
Laxmibai (as Mirdula Rani)
Purnima
Sheela R. ...
(as Ellen Sheela R.)
Krishan Dhawan ...
Inspector Girdhari
Prem Sagar
Narbada Shankar ...
(as Nerbada Shankar)
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After being released from prison for Forgery and Theft, Multi-linguist Raju (Dev Anand) reflects on his life as a Guide; his meeting with the daughter of a prostitute, Rosie (Waheeda Rehman), who was unhappily married to Marco (Kishore Sahu), and wants to take up acting and dancing as a career. Rosie separates and moves in with Raju and his mom (Leela Chitnis). Then both re-locate, and with Raju's encouragement, she succeeds in an acting and dancing career, resulting in both becoming very wealthy. He then succumbs to gambling, and alcohol, and forges Rosie's signature. He is arrested, tried in court, found guilty and imprisoned. Now discharged from prison, he changes his mind about returning home to his mother, and decides to go elsewhere and start afresh - a decision that will alter his life and way of thinking forever. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Trivia

The movie song "Aaj phir jeene ki tamanna hai" is shot in Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan. In fact, the reflection of the heroine on one of the mirrors, during the song, is inspired from the legendary tale of Alauddin Khilji catching a glimpse of Queen Padmini on the same mirror in the main hall. See more »

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Soundtracks

Gaata Rahe Mera Dil, Tu Hi Meri Manzil
Sung by Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Lyrics by Shailendra
Music by Sachin Dev Burman
Records on H.M.V.
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Most Awesome movie and greatest Movie ever Made
16 September 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Sep : 16 2005 I might be too young to comment about this great movie. I am just 24 years old. But i think age is not a bar to appreciate this movie. I see this move at least twice or thrice a week. Based on R. K. Narayan's Novel, "Guide" is by far the best movie ever made. Hats off to Narayan , Vijay Anand and Dev Anand. Not to forget S.D Burman Da 's music. This is a thought provoking movie. It, has the power to arouse the sub-conscious ethical senses. All the new directors have to learn a lot from this movie. Movie making is not just copying Hollywood. You can proudly say that Guide is a Hindi movie.... made in India. The concept of guide was far ahead to the contemporary movie making. It was made not only for that generation but for generations yet to come, just with enough impact to change lives..


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