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An upright beat cop, working the most notorious area of the city - the 'red light district' - desperately tries to hang on to his values in such an amoral environment. He falls for a hooker... See full summary »

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Dhoop Chhaon
Sanjeev Kumar ...
Constable Ratan 'Sheru'
Zeenat Aman ...
Nisha
Dev Kumar ...
Balram
Madan Puri ...
Police Inspector
Paintal ...
Tingoo
Asit Sen ...
Senior Constable
Agha ...
Man with ice-cream
Murad ...
Police Commissioner
Shefali ...
(as Shaifali)
Sabina ...
(as Sabeena)
Kamal
Dhawan ...
(as Dawan)
Kitty ...
(as Kitty)
Mac Mohan ...
Train passenger (as Mack Mohan)
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An upright beat cop, working the most notorious area of the city - the 'red light district' - desperately tries to hang on to his values in such an amoral environment. He falls for a hooker, and sets out to reform her. Written by ajji-2

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11 January 1974 (India)  »

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Sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Manna Dey and chorus
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8 February 2014 | by (Nepal) – See all my reviews

The characters, setting, costumes, or the events clearly suggest the western influence in this comedy. The film fails to deliver novelty, meanders a lot, and is overlong feeling you to skip some of the parts. Despite, the film is also interesting in parts with comedies done by Sanjeev Kumar and Shammi Kapoor. The formulaic comedy of disguise by the hero looks a very bad imitation of "Professor" and at least there are moments when you would like to bang your head for the silliness of the movie. The songs, dances, and the performances from the supporting cast (even Zeenat Aman) isn't impressive. What you would like of this movie is its comical situations and wit created towards the second half of the movie. Overall, the film begins well and if you can tolerate the muddled events in the middle, the film ends at a humorous note. Anyway, if you like Shammi kapoor's screen presence, have a try with this one in which he makes a nice role.

Rating: 1 star out of 4


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