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Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)

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After the retirement of his dad, the onus is on Bharat to look after the Delhi-based family. He has two younger college-going brothers, Deepak and Vijay, and a sister of marriage age, Radha... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manoj Kumar ...
Bharat
Shashi Kapoor ...
Mohan Babu
Zeenat Aman ...
Sheetal
Moushumi Chatterjee ...
Tulsi
Prem Nath ...
Harnam Singh
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Dheeraj Kumar ...
Deepak
Kamini Kaushal ...
Bharat's mother
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Poonam (Malika-E-Nekiram)
Madan Puri ...
Nekiram
Krishan Dhawan ...
Bharat's Father
Sulochana Latkar ...
Mohan's mother (as Sulochana)
Manmohan ...
Senior police officer
Raza Murad ...
Hamid Miya
Raj Mehra ...
Tulsi's father
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After the retirement of his dad, the onus is on Bharat to look after the Delhi-based family. He has two younger college-going brothers, Deepak and Vijay, and a sister of marriage age, Radha. Bharat is a graduate, but is unable to secure any employment, much to the frustration of his girlfriend, Sheetal. Vijay takes step to secure his own future, by turning to crime, which is strongly opposed by Bharat, and as a result Vijay leaves the house. Mohan is Sheetal's boss, and finds her very attractive. When he proposes marriage, she accepts, and soon both are engaged. This leaves Bharat devastated, unable to deal with life, and unable to afford the basic needs of Roti (food), Kapada (Clothing), and Makaan (Shelter), he must now decide to carry on honestly, or otherwise. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The song Hai Hai Yeh Majboori was sampled by Hip Hop artiste Bubba Sparxxx in the song " Ugly". See more »

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Vijay is one-handed but has both hands on the motorbike handles twice during the fighting scene in the end. See more »

Soundtracks

Main Na Bhoolunga
(part 1)
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (as Laxmikant Pyarelal)
Lyrics by Santosh Anand
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh, chorus
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21 February 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Along with Kranti definitely one of Manoj Kumars best movies. And also on e of the best movies ever made in India. Also this is the first movie that co starred the later hit jodi of Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi kapoor (not counting the movie Bombay Talkies in which Shashi was the leading man and Amitabh an extra whos scene had been cut from the movie). A great cast compromsing of Manoj Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi kapoor, Zeenat Aman, Moushumi Chatterjee, Dheeraj Kumar, Madan Puri, Kamini Kaushal, Raza Murad, Aruna Irani, Manmohan and many many others. The story has a few subplots which are done very well. Though Amitabh Bachchan has a supporting role of maybe 50 to 60 minutes max, he is the scenestealer! As usual! The role portryed by premNath was written for and offered to Pran who turned it down because he had just played a similar role in Amitabh's Zanjeer. Manoj Kumar could not handle this and never offered Pran another role again.The songs are all good but the best of the lot is actually Main Na Bhoolunga (part 2).


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