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Abhilasha (1968)

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A soon-to-be-married army officer faces rejection after he finds he was adopted as a child.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Meena R. Singh
Nanda ...
Sanjay Khan ...
Lt. Arun R. Singh (as Sanjay)
Rehman ...
Major General Ranjit Singh
Kashinath Ghanekar ...
Dr. Ajay R. Singh
Sulochana Latkar ...
Geeta - Daulatram's Wife (as Sulochana)
Tabassum ...
Dr. Madhu
Murad ...
Rai Bahadur Daulatram
Agha ...
Singing College Student
Jagdish Raj ...
Arun's Commanding Officer
Polson ...
Singing College Student
Mohan Choti ...
Singing College Student
Johnny Whisky ...
Sunderlal Kadwani (as Johny Whisky)
Tun Tun ...
Singing College Student
Harindranath Chattopadhyay ...
Albert D'Souza (as Harindranath Chattopadhyaya)


Traumatized and blaming herself after losing her young child in an accident, Meena is unable to conceive. Her supportive husband, Major General Ranjit Singh, belonging to an upper-caste Rajput family, then assists her in adopting a Catholic child born to recently widowed Albert D'Souza, and hire the latter as a butler. Shortly thereafter, Meena does get pregnant and gives birth to a male child. The children are named Ajay and Arun, and both celebrate their birthdays on the same day. Years later, Ajay is now a doctor while Arun is in his final year of Bachelor of Arts, and will soon be joining the army. The Singhs hope that Ajay will eventually marry Ritu, the only daughter of Rai Bahadur Daulatram and Geeta, but are in for a surprise when they find that Ritu prefers Arun. Then the lives of the Singhs will undergo major changes when Ranjit will inform Arun of his adoption, is not even a Hindu. Watch how an anguished Arun blames his foster parents as well as faces rejection at the hands... Written by rAjOo (

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Music by Rahul Dev Burman
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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