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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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Inspector Singh (as Iftikhar)
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Rinku (as Master Raju)
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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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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

Inspector Singh: [pointing at Sonia] This woman is Sunil's wife!
Sonia Kohli: The police may be fooled, and the law may be fooled, but a wife can't be. My husband died five years ago. I am a widow.
Sunil Kohli: Stop! You're not a widow, you're a wife, and I'm alive. I received the sentence, but you endured the punishment... Today, before everyone, I'll say that I am Sunil Kohli and you are my wife. I was innocent then and I'm innocent now. And if to save your wife is a crime, then they can hang me for it!
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Version of Vichitra Jeevitham (1978) See more »

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Main To Kuch Bhi Nahin
Sung by Rajesh Khanna
Composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
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Intriguing story line . . .
19 December 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This is one more gem of a movie made under "Yash Chopra" banner. An unusual, partly forced love triangle which is a result of a series of tragic events in the life of three characters in this movie. The original story was written by Gulshan Nanda who pioneered writing Hindi romantic novels in seventies and early eighties. Rakhi was the surprise package of this movie who looked far better than seasoned actress Shamila Tagore. Rajesh Khanna at his usual best. Easily 8/10


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