Jewel Thief (1967)

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A Police Commissioner's son comes under suspicion for being a jewel thief.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashok Kumar ...
Arjun Singh
Vinay / Prince Amar
Vyjayanthimala ...
Shalini Singh (as Vyjayantimala)
Tanuja ...
Anjali Nath
Helen ...
Faryal ...
Nasir Hussain ...
Police Commissioner (as Nazir Hussain)
D.K. Sapru ...
Seth. Vishambar Nath (as Sapru)
Pratima Devi ...
Vinay's mother
Jagdish Raj ...
Jewel Thief's associate
Keshav Rana
Prem Prakash
Jerry Mohan


Vinay, an ordinary young man who finds himself constantly mistaken for a look-alike jewel thief named Amar. Vinay works with the police to impersonate Amar and crack his crime ring--but it seems that Amar has decided to impersonate Vinay, as well, and soon their true identities are thoroughly muddled. Written by

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27 October 1967 (India)  »

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(RCA Sound System)


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Sukh Knight song " Jewel Thief" sampled the song " Hothon Pe Aisi Baat". See more »


Just after the song, "Yeh dil na hota bechara", Dev anand is standing beside Tanuja's car. The location is apparently an open place vegetation all around. When car turns to reverse and camera angle changes, the car (and Tanuja & Dev Anand) is in a street. See more »


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Aasmaan ke neeche, hum aaj apne peeche
Sung by Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
Music by Sachin Dev Burman
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An excellent suspense thriller.
17 January 1999 | by (india) – See all my reviews

An excellent thriller of all time. Vijay Anand excels as Director and Editor. Performances by Dev Anand, Vyjayantimala, Tanuja and Ashok Kumar prove to be an asset to the film which has its screenplay worked out to the minutest detail. Cinematography adds to the mystery, glamour and other requirements of the story as it evolves. And to top it all, music by Sachin Dev Burman is unforgettable. "Yeh dil na hota bechara" by Kishore Kumar, "Raat akeli hai" by Asha Bhosle, "Rula ke gaya sapna mera" by Lata, "Aasman ke niche" by Lata and Rafi and "Hothon pe aisi baat main" by Lata, again reaffirm Burman Dada's unique stature as a top notch composer with a style of his own.

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