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Sachaa Jhutha (1970)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  1 May 1970 (India)
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A penniless musician is unwittingly forced to trade places with a look-alike diamond merchant/thief causing a comedy of errors by everyone involved.

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Bhola / Ranjit Kumar
Mumtaz ...
Leena / Rita
Vinod Khanna ...
Inspector. Pradhan
Faryal ...
Ruby
Kumari Naaz ...
Belu (as Naaz)
Prayag Raj
Jagdish Raj ...
Inspector. Jagdish
Kamal Kapoor ...
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Ratnamala ...
Miss Malti Mehra (as Ratanmala)
Praveen Paul ...
Bhola's Foster Mother (as Pravin Paul)
Rashid Khan
Kirti Kumar
Viju Khote
Santosh Kumar
Jullian
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Bhola is a young musision who arrives in Bombay to try to make a living as a music player to get money for his crippled twin sister, Belu, to find a sutor to marry her. Ranjit Kamar is a wealthy businessman who moonlights as a diamond thief and smuggler who is the dead spliting image of Bhola. Bhola and Ranjit paths cross at a costume party Bhola unknowingly crashes in which Ranjit and his mistress Rita persuade the unsuspecting and naive country-bumkin Bhola to impersonate Ranjit for social engagements while the real Ranjit settles for his criminal activities, while a undercover police woman persues Bhola/Ranjit hoping to catch him in his latest thief. Written by Matthew Patay

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Shashi Kapoor refused the film because he did not want to work with Mumtaz. At the time Mumtaz was working in a lot of B Grade stunt films. Shashi did not want to work with a small heroine. See more »

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Another comedy of errors
7 July 2012 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Before he made Bachchan blockbusters, Manmohan Desai tried good actors like Shammi Kapoor in BLUFF MASTER (1963) and Rajesh Khanna in SACHAA JHUTHA (1970)

This movie has Rajesh Khanna in a double role as a villager Bhola who meets a diamond thief double role of his named Ranjit in the city Ranjit promises to look after him and pay for his sister's wedding if he can impersonate him

Vinod Khanna is a CID Inspector and so is Mumtaz Both of them plan to lure the diamond thief Ranjit by making Mumtaz look like an African diamond heiress But Mumtaz falls in love with Bhola and so does Mumtaz

Rajesh Khanna played the innocent Bhola and menacing Ranjith with ease which is why he won the Filmfare Best Actor award Mumtaz is gorgeous but may have done better Vinod Khanna is good in a supporting role The rest of the cast fit the bill


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