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Daag: A Poem of Love (1973)

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A widowed mother discovers that her husband, a fugitive presumed dead, is actually alive and married to another woman.

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Sharmila Tagore ...
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Chandni (as Raakhee)
Prem Chopra ...
Dheeraj Kapoor
Madan Puri ...
Iftekhar ...
Inspector Singh (as Iftikhar)
Manmohan ...
Prisoner in van
Baby Pinky ...
Raju Shrestha ...
Rinku (as Master Raju)
Manmohan Krishna ...
Karan Dewan ...
Doctor Kapoor
Kader Khan ...
Prosecuting attorney (as Kadar Khan)
Surendra Nath ...
Sunil's uncle
Hari Shivdasani ...
Jagdish Kapoor
Yashodra Katju ...
School Principal (as Yashodhara Katju)
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Storyline

Sunil Kohli and Sonia are attracted to each other, and both get married. They go to spend their honeymoon, and on the way there spend a night at Sunil's boss' bunglow, which is occupied by his son, Dhiraj Kapoor. Dhiraj welcomes the two, and allows them to spend the night. Next morning, when Sunil leaves the house, Dhiraj attempts to molest Sonia and have sex with her. He is interrupted with Sunil's return, a fight ensues, and Dhiraj is killed. The police arrest Sunil, and sentence him to prison for life. On the way to the prison, a fight breaks out amongst the prisoners, and the driver loses control of the van, a accident results, and all occupants are killed. Devastated at these turn of event, Sonia relocates and becomes a school-teacher, and lives as a widow. Years later, she finds out that Sunil is still alive, has got a new identity as Sudhir, is married to rich and attractive Chandni, and even has a child. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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A poem of love

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27 April 1973 (India)  »

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This was the first film produced by Yash Chopra under his banner Yash Raj Films. His friend and financier, Gulshan Rai, warned him about a lukewarm box-office response and released the film in a low profile manner. Within six days of the film's release, the no. of prints had to be tripled. See more »

Quotes

Sunil Kohli: What are you thinking?
Sonia Kohli: I'm wondering why so many people under this roof have stories about their pasts. Did they pen them by themselves? If not, why am I being punished like this?
Sunil Kohli: It's done. I'm free now.
Sunil Kohli: You're not free. You gave your name to Pinky and Chandni; you gave them honour. She helped you out. Now you want to disgrace her?
Sunil Kohli: But I love you, Sonia!
Sonia Kohli: So where will you take me? The police know you're alive. They'll snatch you away. I don't want to be widowed again!
Sunil Kohli: I don't want to lose you ...
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Version of The Mayor of Casterbridge (1921) See more »

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Ab Chahe Maa Roothe
Sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar
Composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
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Yash Chopra's Masterpiece !
22 July 2005 | by (Lahore, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

This is definitely among one of the earliest hit pictures accredited to Mr. Yash Chopra, who is still ringing the bells in Bollywood by his recent success of block buster Veer-Zara.

Besides, the direction and intriguing/exciting story, Rajesh Khanna has rendered his charismatic romantic touch with Shamila Tagore which is beautifully filmed by Mr. Chopra. It is indeed, one of the last hit films of the Rajesh Khanna Years, who was already experiencing the onslaught of the Angry Young Celluloid Intruder namely Amitabh.

It has a good bit of songs footing as well nice direction to call it a super hit.


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