An impoverished employee tries to prevent his superiors and employers from marrying his sweetheart.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amol Palekar ...
Ram Eshwar Prasad
Swaroop Sampat ...
Kusum 'Kusi'
Utpal Dutt ...
Bhavani Shankar Bajpai
A.K. Hangal ...
Vishnuprasad 'Masterji'
Padma Chavan ...
Ratna - Birju's employer (as Padma Chauhan)
Kiran Vairale ...
Sumitra 'Sumi' B. Bajpai
Suresh Chatwal ...
Gajanan 'Gadhanand' Bajpai (as Suresh Chatwaal)
Anand ...
Birju - Kusum's brother
T.P. Jain ...
Sheikh Salamat Hussain
Sunder ...
Shastri's client
Javed Khan ...
Chandu
Bishan Khanna ...
(as Bishen Khanna)
Bijoy Ghosh ...
(as Bejoy Ghosh)
Saral Mukherjee
Adarsh Tandon
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The story revolves around an old man, chachaji in search of a home after his house is repossesed by the village money-lender, and his young daughter, Kusum. Ramprasad is a poor young man in the employ of Bhavani Shankar a superstitious, middle aged widower. Ramprasad succeeds in securing a victory for Bhavani Shankar in a long running court case, which gives back Bhavani Shankar's family the possession of an ancestral house. When Ramprasad is assigned the responsibility of getting the house back in shape so that it can be re-occupied, chachaji and Kusum arrive there. When this comes to the knowledge of the estate manager, Gajanan Babu, he arrives furious and determined to oust the usurpers. However, he succumbs to the charms of Kusum and instead of ousting the old man and his daughter, presents a proposal of marriage. Horrified, Kusum and Ramprasad turn to Babua for help. He, in turn, is captivated by Kusum's beauty and presses his suit. Then Ramprasad turns to Bhavani Shankar, but he... Written by Vijay

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Kaisan Shaadi Rachai Ho Hamri Behaniya
Performed by Rahul Dev Burman, Suresh Wadkar
Lyrics by Gulzar
Music by Rahul Dev Burman
Discs on Inreco
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Amazing
4 October 2012 | by (Ahmedabad) – See all my reviews

Like any other gem of Hrishikesh Mukherjee this movie is also a gem and a big one at that.

The simplicity which was shown in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's movie had vanished now. He never used vulgarity or double meaning dialogs to make people laugh.

The situations were realistic and anyone could associate with the story plot.

The characters were also normal and not larger than life heroes and there was always some moral associated with the story.

This time while watching it for 10th time i noticed something really funny, The background music of the scene where Utpal Dutt imagines about Swaroop Sampat offering him a paan became a song almost 20 years later as "Tanhai Tanhai" in the movie "Koyla".

Miss you so much Hrishi Da... thank you so much for all these gems.


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