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Daag: A Poem of Love (1973)

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Sunil is convicted of murder and is on the run. But the long arm of the law and his past finally catch up with him. Can he outrun his destiny for long?

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Dheeraj Kapoor
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Inspector Singh (as Iftikhar)
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Prisoner in van
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Rinku (as Master Raju)
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Prosecuting attorney (as Kadar Khan)
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Sunil's uncle
Hari Shivdasani ...
Jagdish Kapoor
Yashodra Katju ...
School Principal (as Yashodhara Katju)
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DAAG is a story of a man convicted of murder, on the run from the law. Sunil (Rajesh Khanna) is forced to leave behind his new bride Sonia (Sharmila Tagore), when he kills her would-be rapist. In an attempt to establish a new identity Sunil meets Chandni (Rakhee) and ends up marrying her to give her illegitimate child a father's name.Now a respected Mayor of his town, Sunil's past catches up with him and brings together Sunil and Sonia but the long arm of the law is just a step behind... Can he outrun his destiny for long? Written by Official Source

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A poem of love

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Drama | Family | Romance

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27 April 1973 (India)  »

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Rajesh Khanna's first film with Yash Chopra. Years later he worked in VIJAY, his last film under Yash Chopra banner opposite Hema Malini. See more »

Quotes

Chandni: Can't we share our pain? You love each other. You are his wife; I'm just called his wife. Stay and live as you were; you with the actual right, and I with society's recognition. If you go I'll lose everything. I don't want more than I have already. I'll never come between you two, I promise. Please forgive me for what I said this morning...
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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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