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Devar (1966)

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A wealthy male starts to self-destruct after he finds that his childhood sweetheart is now his sister-in-law.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shankar J. Rai / Bhola
Sharmila Tagore ...
Madhumati / Banwariya
Shashikala ...
Shanta M. Singh / Shanta S. Rai
Deven Verma ...
Dhumal ...
Ram Bharose / R.B. Bosay
Durga Khote ...
Gopinath's Mom
Sulochana Latkar ...
Shakuntala M. Singh (as Sulochana)
Mumtaz Begum ...
Mrs. Rai (as Mumtaz)
Sabita Chatterjee ...
Lily R. Bosay (as Sabita Chatterji)
Lalita Kumari ...
Basanti R. Bharose
Baby Farida ...
Munni M. Singh (as Baby Farida)
Madhumati ...
Dancer / Singer
Bela Bose ...
Meenaxi ...
Dancer / Singer
Raj Mehra ...
Thakur Mahendra Singh


Shankar Rai alias Bhola lives a wealthy lifestyle, is fond of hunting, not very interested in learning English, and has a close friend in Banwariya alias Madhumati. She re-locates to live elsewhere and he grows up with his family, which includes his father Diwan Jaswant; mother; and maternal cousin, Suresh, who is older by about six months. Since both are of marriageable age, a marriage broker, Ram Bharose, arranges Shankar and Suresh's marriage with none other than Madhumati, the sister of Advocate Gopinath; and Shanta, the daughter of retired Magistrate Thakur Mahendra Singh, respectively. Following tradition of not permitting couples to meet each other, the duo switch places to meet and approve of the to-be brides. While Shankar approves of Shanta, Suresh falls head-over-heels in love with Madhumati and creates circumstances that compel her to marry him, while Shanta marries Shankar. While Madhumati and Suresh settle down in a harmonious relationship, Shanta is shocked to find that... Written by rAjOo (

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