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Reshma and Shera (1972)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Sunil Dutt ...
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Gopal's Wife (as Raakhee)
Vinod Khanna ...
Vijay Singh
Ranjeet ...
Naval Kumar ...
Jagat Singh
Padma Khanna ...
B.B. Bhalla
Baby Guddi
Qawalli Singer (Child Artist) (as Master Sanjay Dutt)
Sudhir ...
Qawalli Singer
Sulochana Latkar ...
Mrs. Sagad Singh
Rehmat Khan
Dulari ...


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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Drama | Musical | Romance





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June 1972 (West Germany)  »

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Reshma and Shera  »

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The entire cast and crew was put up in tents for months whilst shooting in Rajasthan desert. Amitabh Bachchan shared his tent with actor Ranjeet Writer Ali Raza and Associate Director B.S. Thapa. See more »


Referenced in Eena Meena Deeka (1994) See more »


Nafrat ki ek thokar ne
Sung by Manna Dey
Lyrics by Balkavi Bairagi
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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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