When two twin brothers Sudhir and Adhir get orphaned upon the death of their father, Magistrate Chaturvedi adopts them and brings them up like his own children. Though Adhir goes insane ... See full summary »

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Dr. Sudhir Roy / Adhir Roy
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Kavita Chaturvedi (Sakhi) (as Raakhee)
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Dr. Prashant Chaturvedi
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Hiralal Tandon
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Nandini Malhotra
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Mr. Chaturvedi
Sheetal ...
Ruby Dutt
Asit Kumar Sen ...
Dr. Agarwal (as Asit Sen)
Pratima Devi
Amarnath
Gautam Sarin
Meena Roy
Samar Roy
Vijay Sharma
Johnny
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When two twin brothers Sudhir and Adhir get orphaned upon the death of their father, Magistrate Chaturvedi adopts them and brings them up like his own children. Though Adhir goes insane after the death of his father, Sudhir picks up the opportunity, studies hard and becomes a doctor like Magistrate Chaturvedi's son Prashant. When Prashant gets caught for performing an illegal operation, Sudhir takes up the blame to repay the debt of the Chaturvedi family on him and his brother. Watch to know if there's light at the end of the tunnel for the honest and sacrificing Sudhir. Written by Laila

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Before the release of this film, one of the actress of Bemisal Sheetal, was claiming that, she is the main heroine opposite Amitabh Bachchan in this film. See more »

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Not as good as other Hrishikesh Mukherjee masterpieces.
20 April 2008 | by (Lucknow,India) – See all my reviews

Sudhir Roy (Amitabh Bachchan) is son of a poor teacher.After his father's death and his elder brother Adhir Roy going insane (Amitabh Bachchan in dual role) he is sheltered and brought up by the magistrate Mr. Chaturvedi whose son Prashant (Vinod Mehra) gives him good company as a friend.Together they become doctors.After Mr. Chaturvedi's death Prashant opens a nursing home.To earn money fast he performs an illegal operation which leads him to police.There Sudhir helps hims and disowns himself of the debts he and his father have owed him throughout life.

Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Bemisal is an average film, with average performances by it's actors, an average music and a not so average direction.Although with Amitabh in lead this film failed to impress me as a viewer and certainly it is not as good a film as his other masterpieces such as Chupke Chupke, Golmaal or Naram Garam


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