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Members of a family are separated in a natural disaster. Several years down the line, they aren't united but their lives are strangely interconnected.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sunil Dutt ...
Bablu / Ravi
Sadhana ...
Meena Mittal
Raaj Kumar ...
Raju / Raja
Shashi Kapoor ...
Munna / Vijay Kumar
Sharmila Tagore ...
Renu Khanna
Balraj Sahni ...
Lala Kedarnath
Rehman ...
Chinoy
Motilal
Manmohan Krishna ...
Mr. Mittal
Jeevan ...
Orphanage Warden
Madan Puri ...
Balbir
Achala Sachdev ...
Laxmi Kedarnath (as Achla Sachdev)
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Mrs. Mittal
Sumati Gupte ...
Mrs. Kumar Khanna
Surendra Nath ...
Mr. Kumar Khanna
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Members of a family are separated in a natural disaster. Several years down the line, they aren't united but their lives are strangely interconnected. Written by Joyojeet

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Is included in the British Film Institute's "Long List" of "Top Indian Films". See more »

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Ravi violates courtroom procedures and rules of evidence in numerous ways, including badgering witnesses, presenting evidence through means other than testimony, arguing directly to the bench rather than to the jury, etc. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lala Kedarnath: [subtitled from Hindi]
[stops horsecart]
Lala Kedarnath: Whoa... Get down everyone.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are set over an ever advancing animated shot of space. See more »

Connections

Remade as Bhale Abbayilu (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Aei meri zohra jabeen
Sung by Manna Dey
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
Music by Ravi
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Waqt(1965)
27 August 2007 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Waqt was a hugely successful film though the story was pretty normal for the sixties.It was the stylish acting of Raaj Kumar which caught the eye.Sunil Dutt and the rest were not far behind.Balraj Sahani was simply perfect.The music and lyrics are outstanding.Before this film Raaj Kumar was not in much demand but Waqt i think was the turning point in his career.With so many good actors/actresses the film creates a very professional and convincing atmosphere.The direction is first-class especially the romantic scenes and songs.The earthquake construction is weak.Also it is unbelievable that Raju fails to recognize his father when he is caught by him running from the law.The end makes up for the flimsy plot but still it seems contrived.This results in a very average film of its period though the style is refreshing and admirable.


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