A teenage girl will not accept her family's attempt to arrange a marriage for her, as her heart is currently too full of love for the movies and heartthrob actor "Dharmendra."

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Dharmendra
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Guddi
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Bhabhi
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Prof. Gupta
Vijay Sharma ...
Kishan
Samit Bhanja ...
Navin (as Samit)
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Guddi's father (as Hangal)
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Kundan
Aarti ...
Tara (as Arti)
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Kader Bhai
Lalita Kumari ...
Teacher
Siraj Syed
Mehar Banu ...
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Ram Murthy ...
(as Rammurthy)
Chandra
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Kusum is a quiet and simple school girl who is crazy about Bollywood movies. She thinks that in movies real life related things are shown. She is crazy about a movie-star and actor "Dharmendra" and he is her real-life hero, she will give anything to be near him. Now, she is growing but still unable to differentiate between reality of life and movie. Such is her obsession with movies and Dharmendra that she is not willing to even consider marriage with anyone other than Dharmendra himself. A young boy is deeply in love with her but the girl does not even care about him because she love that star (Dharmendra) too much. In the movie, girl's mama (Uncle) takes the help of the movie star and shows her the reality of movie making. In the end, the girl gets the points and decides to get married to the boy. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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One of its kind movie having most big stars playing themselves. See more »

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References Yeh Rastey Hain Pyar Ke (1963) See more »

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Tujhe Jeevan Ke Dor [Asli-Naqli (1962)]
Music by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi & Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal
Lyrics by Shailendra, Hasrat Jaipuri
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammad Rafi
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Story of a girl who fell in love with a moviestar...
8 February 2002 | by (Dubai) – See all my reviews

Vintage Hrishikesh Mukherjee...

A classic movie, now etched in the hall of fame of Indian cinema, of how a schoolgirl falls in love with a man she sees in the movies...

Dharmendra plays the part of the movie star with ease...it's almost like he's playin himself...Utpal Dutt once again shows his knack for humor...

But, it's Jaya Bhaduri ( Now Mrs.Bachchan ) who steals the show.This was her breakthrough into mainstream cinema, and she does it like a pro...showing that she was a force to reckon with during those days...

Rating - Whopping 9/10


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