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Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)

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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Bharat
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Mohan Babu
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Sheetal
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Tulsi
Prem Nath ...
Harnam Singh
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Vijay
Dheeraj Kumar ...
Deepak
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Bharat's mother
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Poonam (Malika-E-Nekiram)
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Nekiram
Krishan Dhawan ...
Bharat's Father
Sulochana Latkar ...
Mohan's mother (as Sulochana)
Manmohan ...
Senior police officer
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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 only film wherein Amitabh worked in a film directed and starring Manoj Kumar. 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 »

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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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Probably Premnath's greatest ever role!
10 December 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This film has the lot: romance, action and hit songs. Manoj Kumar undoubtedly holds the lead role, but as far as show-stealing goes, Premnath's 'Sardar Harnam Singh' has to down as one of the greatest character portrayals, ever.

Not only did he recite some of Sikhism's holiest 'prayers' fluently but was also allowed to swear (rather frequently) in Punjabi. Which, both added that extra class to his performance.

His role was so widely acclaimed amongst Punjabis, that whenever Premnath was to visit Punjab, any services or goods he may require were given free of charge!


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