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Reshma and Shera (1972)
"Reshma Aur Shera" (original title)

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Reshma and Shera love each other in the midst of a violent feudal conflict between their clans. When their families find out about their relationship, Chotu, Shera's sharp shooting kid ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Reshma
Sunil Dutt ...
Shera
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Gopal's Wife (as Raakhee)
Vinod Khanna ...
Vijay Singh
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Chhotu
Ranjeet ...
Gopal
Naval Kumar ...
Jagat Singh
Padma Khanna ...
Courtesan
B.B. Bhalla
Baby Guddi
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Qawalli Singer (Child Artist) (as Master Sanjay Dutt)
Sudhir ...
Qawalli Singer
Sulochana Latkar ...
Mrs. Sagad Singh
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Rehmat Khan
Dulari ...
Farida
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Reshma and Shera love each other in the midst of a violent feudal conflict between their clans. When their families find out about their relationship, Chotu, Shera's sharp shooting kid brother carries out his father's orders to kill Reshma's father and her recently married brother. Unable to bear the grief of the widowed bride (Raakhee), Shera kills his own father believing he actually pulled the trigger, trying to save Shera from grief and destructive madness, Reshma marries Chotu. Written by annoymous

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Costume Designer Bhanu Athaiya stayed in Rajasthan village and studied the costumes of the local people in order to give the principal cast a real authentic look. See more »

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Referenced in Eena Meena Deeka (1994) See more »

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Ek meethi si chuban, ek thandi si agan
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Lyrics by Udhav Kumar
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A lackluster beginning but a spectacular climax......
18 November 2013 | by (Nepal) – See all my reviews

"Reshma Aur Shera" differs from the typical Hindi movies from 70s with a familiar premise of character development. Here the focus is on the cinematography and costumes as a result of which the first half of the film is very slow. Most of the actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Ranjit, Vinod Khanna, and Amrish Puri were doing their earlier roles which get less footage in the film. Waheeda Rehman and Sunil Dutt share much of the screen presence; and I say Waheeda Rehman's performance overshadows Sunil Dutt's role by the climax. The film deserves a big applause in terms of its cinematography and a spectacular climax. Sadly, this huge scale artistic movie though is impressive at times and different fails to fully give its impact due to its poorly developed characters and a dragging pace at the first half. Overall, this Rajput feudal drama starts with a lackluster beginning and heads for a better second half.

Rating: 1.5 stars out of 4


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