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Gaman (1978)

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In order to improve their lifestyle, Lucknow based Ghulam Hussain decides to re-locate to Bombay, leaving his ailing mother and wife, Khairun, behind. He arrives in Bombay, and looks up his... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Farooq Shaikh ...
Ghulam Hasan
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Khairun
Gita Siddharth ...
Yashodhara (as Gita Siddarth)
Jalal Agha ...
Lallulal Tewari
Amir Bano ...
Amma
Hira Devi Mishra ...
Lalluram's Mother
Nitin Sethi ...
Thakur Amarsingh
Arvind Deshpande ...
Shankar (as Arwind Deshpande)
Sulabha Deshpande ...
Vasu's mom
Nana Patekar ...
Vasu
Mahabali Singh ...
Mahabali Singh
Arun Joglekar ...
Ganpat
Dinshaw Daji ...
Passenger - Parsi
Satish Shah ...
Passenger Travelling to Kamathipura
Protima Bedi ...
Passenger - Doing Mack-up
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In order to improve their lifestyle, Lucknow based Ghulam Hussain decides to re-locate to Bombay, leaving his ailing mother and wife, Khairun, behind. He arrives in Bombay, and looks up his close friend, Lalulal Tiwari, who gets him a job cleaning taxis. Ghulam subsequently learns how to drive, and is hired to drive a taxi. Despite of his best efforts he is unable to save enough money to visit Lucknow. Lalulal has problems of his own, despite of being settled in Bombay for several years; having a sweetheart, Yashodra, he is unable to even rent a decent apartment, and lives in a shanty tenement, which is slated to be demolished by the Bombay Municipal Corporation. Will Lalulal and Ghulam be able to improve their lives or will they be caught up in just surviving on a day to day basis? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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20 December 2000 | by (L.A.) – See all my reviews

You will not be disappointed. It is slow at times and mostly deals with life of people in Bombay. however it is worth a watch cause it is very sincerely made. The gazal "Sine me jalan Aakho me Tufan sa Kyo Hai" says it all. All the actors have given good performances and direction is great . Also watch "Umrao Jaan" by the same director.


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