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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashok Kumar ...
Arjun Singh
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Vinay / Prince Amar
Vyjayanthimala ...
Shalini Singh (as Vyjayantimala)
Tanuja ...
Anjali Nath
Helen ...
Helen
Faryal ...
Julie
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Neena
Nasir Hussain ...
Police Commissioner (as Nazir Hussain)
D.K. Sapru ...
Seth. Vishambar Nath (as Sapru)
Pratima Devi ...
Vinay's mother
Jagdev
Jagdish Raj ...
Jewel Thief's associate
Keshav Rana
Prem Prakash
Jerry Mohan
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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 gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Director Vijay Anand first offered the role played by Ashok Kumar to Raaj Kumar. Raaj Kumar decided against it due to Dev Anand being the producer and lead actor of the film. See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in Bang Bang! (2014) See more »

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Rulake gaya sapna mera
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Lyrics by Shailendra
Music by Sachin Dev Burman
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45 years and still no match for this Jewel.
22 September 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This is one of those rare suspense thrillers from the Indian Film industry ( also for some reasons referred to as Bollywood)which keeps you Guessing,engrossed , immersed and entertained right till the very end (Until the not-so fat lady sings). This film was way ahead of its time , it was from an era in which people actually spent time and effort on actually writing a good script. Vijay Anand (who also directed "teesri manzil" ) once again showed that he is the master of suspense . He is also ,in my opinion, one of the BEST at filming Song sequences, be it the sensuous "raat akeli hai" or the elaborate " hoton mein aisi baat" . This movie was on par (if not better) than many of the suspense thrillers which came out of Hollywood in that era.I really hope the Indian Film Industry finds more directors like Vijay Anand, who Value the importance of a good script.


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