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Teesri Manzil (1966)

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A woman blames a nightclub drummer for the suspicious death of her sister, and seeks revenge. However, the pair work together to solve the mystery and become romantically involved, after he introduces himself under another name.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Anil Kumar Sona 'Rocky'
Asha Parekh ...
Sunita
Raj Mehra ...
Sunita's dad
Prem Chopra ...
Ramesh
Laxmi Chhaya ...
Bela
Neeta
Sabina ...
Roopa
Salim Khan ...
Rocky's friend (as Salim)
Rashid Khan ...
Waiter
Ram Avtar ...
Laughing Passenger (as Ram Awtar)
Haroon
Iftekhar ...
Police Inspector
Indira Bansal
S.N. Banerjee ...
Hotel Manager (as S.N. Bannerji)
Bazid Khan
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A woman named Ruby is killed and her body is thrown off of the third floor of a building (4th floor in North America). The police are called in to investigate, and they are assisted by Anil, who was a friend of Ruby. The prime suspect in Anil's eye is Ramesh, who has been lying about his alibi, and also about his relationship with Ruby. But the police have a clue - a button from an overcoat, a button that is worth Rs.250, and it is more than likely that this coat belongs to the killer, who is very wealthy. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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This film originally had Dev Anand in the leading role, but following a spat between him and producer Nasir Hussain, he walked out of the film. When Shammi Kapoor was approached for the role, he told Nasir Hussain he would work in the film only if Dev Anand tells him personally he is not working in the film out of his own will, and that he is fine with him doing the film. That is what happened. See more »

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Dekhiye saahibon woh koyi aur thi
Sung by Mohammad Rafi and Asha Bhosle
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Zestful!
10 May 2007 | by (Derby, UK) – See all my reviews

This is a perfect example of Indian pop cinema from the 1960's reflecting the relentless encroachment of Western style music and beat generation dancing - however R. D. Burman composed some good tunes for this, perfectly showcasing the talents that were Asha Bhosle and Mohammed Rafi.

A woman is murdered and her old friend played by Shammi Kapoor feels obliged to help track down the culprit. As it goes it's done pretty well, but of course the music is the thing! Although I liked his older brother Raj and along with this one some of his other films too I could never understand Shammi's over-expressive style of acting or his appeal (not being a woman maybe) - imho he almost ruined some of the songs here with his mugging and jerky movements. But of course, Shammi once seen never forgotten! Favourite bit: O Mere Sona - I used to wind on and play the vid just for this just to marvel in the incredible dexterity of Asha's vocals in the asking of Shammi's forgiveness; it's much easier with the DVD! The only copy I've ever seen has a rather fluid colour, occasionally lending an unintentionally surreal atmosphere at times but not detracting from the enjoyment.

It's an inconsequential treat much better than Viva Las Vegas, but clocking in at nearly 3 hours means patience, patience I think ultimately rewarded.


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