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Amar Prem (1971)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 28 January 1971 (India)
A village woman abandoned by her husband is forced into prostitution in Kolkata and forms nameless yet strong relations with a wealthy patron as well as an abused boy in the neighbourhood.

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Anand Babu
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Pushpa
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Sharma (Nandu's dad) (as Sujit)
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Mrs. Kamla Sharma
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Nepal Babu
Bobby
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Natwarlal
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Nandkishore Sharma 'Nandu'
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Vijay (as Satyendra Kumar Kappu)
Manmohan ...
Ram Ratan (as Man Mohan)
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Dr. Ghosh
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Shankar
Mohan Choti
Gurnam Singh ...
Hariram (as Gurnam)
Paresh Nanda
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A village woman abandoned by her husband is forced into prostitution in Kolkata and forms nameless yet strong relations with a wealthy patron as well as an abused boy in the neighbourhood.

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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28 January 1971 (India)  »

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Immortal Love  »

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1.33 : 1
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Nadira had said in an interview that during the premiere of Safar 1970 at Apsara theatre at Grant Rd Bombay the pavements were full with spectators on both sides and as Rajesh Khanna got out of his car only one noise came from both the side Rajesh Khanna. See more »

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doli mein bithai ke
Sung by Sachin Dev Burman
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Another great from Bengali Literature...
17 November 2006 | by (Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I don't claim to be an expert in Bengali literature (far from it), but I have always found stories coming out of Bengal to be a class apart. The characterization, the depth of the plot, the sincerity of the human emotion in those stories are the among the finest to be found anywhere. Kabuliwala is another such great movie to be based on a Bengali story.

Sharmila Tagore is superb, Vinod Mehra plays the grown up Nandu with great sincerity. Rajesh Khanna lends a lot of credibility to Anand-babu despite having turned a major superstar during the making of this movie. Om Prakash is always a pleasure to watch although his role is very small. R.D.Burman and Kishore Kumar top it all off with the great music!


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