MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 15,639 this week

Ganga Ki Saugand (1978)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 73 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Thakur Jaswant Singh rules over the region with a iron hand. He has no pity or empathy for the poor, all he is interested in is their money, their women, and alcohol. After the passing away... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (assistant dialogue), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 61 titles
created 29 Apr 2011
 
list image
a list of 178 titles
created 10 Jun 2011
 
a list of 126 titles
created 23 Dec 2011
 
a list of 4417 titles
created 19 Jan 2013
 
a list of 189 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ganga Ki Saugand (1978)

Ganga Ki Saugand (1978) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ganga Ki Saugand.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mr. Natwarlal (1979)
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Natwar is just a young boy when his beloved older brother and caretaker, police officer Gridharilal (Ajit), is framed for bribery by sinister criminal mastermind Vikram (Amjad Khan). When ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Kumar
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Ajit
Shaan (1980)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Shaan tells the story of DCP Shiv Kumar an honest, brave and upright police man. He live in the country with his wife, a daughter and two brothers Ravi and Vijay who are con men to the ... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Sippy
Stars: Sunil Dutt, Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan
Deewaar (1975)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

As a youth, Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. But in the end, it all comes down to, who does mother love more?

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan) has no one to care of him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, Little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives ... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rakhee Gulzar
Silsila (1981)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A story of love lost and found, but twisted by society's demands and conventions to appear as adultery.

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri
Suhaag (1979)
Action | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Durga and Vikram Singh have been married for years. Vikram has taken to crime in a big way, and as a result has antagonized a rival gangster, Jaggi. Durga gives birth to twins, and Jaggi ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha
Yaarana (1981)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Young Bishan Kumar lives a wealthy lifestyle with his widowed mom, his best friend, Kishan, a former servant cum cook, and both are virtually inseparable. Bishan's uncle was partly ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Kumar
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh, Tanuja
Mard (1985)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

British intelligence comes over to India and loot all its wealth and carry it over to there country. Once they were being challenge by a brave king name Raja Azaad Singh, one day he happen ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy
Hera Pheri (1976)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Popular Indian leading man Amitabh Bachchan stars in HERA PHERI, a campy Bollywood musical melodrama about faded friendships and family secrets. Best friends Vijay (Bachchan) and Ajay (... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra
Stars: Saira Banu, Vinod Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan
Anand (1971)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

The classic story of a terminally ill man who wishes to live life to the full before the inevitable occurs, as told by his best friend.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal
Parvarish (1977)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A policeman adopts the son of a bandit. A misunderstanding leads the officer's own biological son to believe he is the bandit's son and he takes up a secret life of crime; meanwhile, the adopted son becomes an officer of the law.

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Shammi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna
Shahenshah (1988)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An underworld criminal name JK is involved in terrorism as well as criminal activities, he also intervene in government affairs and is a crook in the book. When an honest police inspector ... See full summary »

Director: Tinnu Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani, Rohini Hattangadi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jeeva
...
Dhaniya
Amjad Khan ...
Thakur Jashwant Singh
Bindu ...
Jayshree
I.S. Johar ...
Birju Master
Anwar Hussain ...
Rehmat Khan (as Anwar Husain)
Farida Jalal ...
Champa (guest appearance)
Iftekhar ...
Gupta (as Iftikhar)
Jagdeep ...
Mathuradas
...
Courtesan
Shetty Master ...
Zaalim Singh
Tabrez ...
Guest appearance
Mukri ...
Guest appearance
...
Kalu Chamar
Jeevan ...
Lala
Edit

Storyline

Thakur Jaswant Singh rules over the region with a iron hand. He has no pity or empathy for the poor, all he is interested in is their money, their women, and alcohol. After the passing away of his dad, he assumes total control over the region, and increases the taxes. One day while walking across the hallway, he trips over the wet floor, and falls down. He gets up angrily and assaults the old woman, Ramvati, who was washing the floor. His abuse is interrupted by the arrival of Ramvati's son, Jeeva, who intervenes. Jaswant is ready to shoot him down, but Jaswant's mom prevents him from doing so. Word gets around that Jeeva is in the bad books of the Thakur, and soon a number of people start consipiring against Jeeva. The next day Jeeva is summoned before the village council and asked to explain his involvement in the death of a cow. Jeeva has no satisfactory explanation, and he is asked to leave the village immediately with his mother. Jeeva refuses to do so, and is severely beaten, ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 February 1978 (India)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Sultan Ahmed's wife of that time Shammi shared a warm rapport with Amitabh Bachchan and this was purely the main reason Amitabh signed this film. Incidentally, Shammi was also a production assistant for the movie See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Last Dacoit!
17 March 2004 | by (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

In "Mother India", though the movie belonged to Nargis, Sunil Dutt (as he son), becomes a Dacoit. This role was hit and Sunil Datt revived role of Dacoit in "Mujhe Jeene Do". This was trend setter to Dacoit Movies. But this movie is made almost at end of the trend.

Amitabh Plays a poor villager, Birju who is made to become a dacoit courtacy evil Thakur, Amzad Khan. The movie is just a run of mill stuff. But, there are good performances by Amitabh Bachchan , Rekha and I S Jouhar.

The movie has a haunting melodious sound "Maano to main ganga maa hoon na maano to bahata paani...". And this song is the most memorable thing about the movie.

My rating is 7/10.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Shooting location of ganga ki saugandh ervsrivas
Discuss Ganga Ki Saugand (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?