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Saudagar (1973)

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Moti sells gurd in the market. He collects the raw material and takes them to an older woman, Mahjubhi, who makes exemplary gurd. Moti loves a village girl but is unable to afford to pay ... See full summary »

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Moti
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Mahjubhi
Trilok Kapoor
Padma Khanna ...
Phoolbanu
Murad
Leela Mishra ...
Badi Bhi
Dev Kishan
Jugnu
V. Gopal
C.S. Dubey
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Moti sells gurd in the market. He collects the raw material and takes them to an older woman, Mahjubhi, who makes exemplary gurd. Moti loves a village girl but is unable to afford to pay for the maher (dowry/marriage expenses) to her father. So he decides to marry Mahjubhi, proposes to her, which she accepts, they marry, and she moves in with him. Moti extracts a lot of work from Mahjubhi so that he can save enough money to pay for his marriage expenses. Shortly after he saves enough money, he decides to give Mahjubhi talaq (divorce), accusing her of infidelity. Shortly after that he marries the village girl, and he goes back to his business of selling gurd. With the skills of Mahjubhi taken away, will Moti survive on his own, and will his new wife be able to offer him the support and skills in order to enable him to survive in his trade. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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An off-beat Amitabh movie

It is a general notion that Amitabh has acted in typical "Masala" movies only. But there is more to him than meets the eye. Here, he has taken on serious cinema.

This is one of his early films. He has given as terrific performance, which went unnoticed in the star-dust of his hit films. He did not return to serious cinema again. This side of him has not been exploited to the fullest. He has immense talent. That's why he continues to surprise us even after ruling the industry for more than 3 decades.

However, if he gives another shot to such films, he can leave an indelible mark. His best is yet to come.


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