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Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)

Ganga Singh lives near Gangotri with her brother, Karam. One day she comes to the assistance of a young man, Narendra Sahay, who has come with a group of Calcutta-based college students to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajiv Kapoor ...
Narendra "Naren" Sahay
Divya Rana ...
Radha B. Choudhary
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Kunj Bihari (as Saeed Jaffry)
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Jeeva Sahay
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Bhagwat Choudhary
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Mrs. Sahay (as Shushma Seth)
Trilok Kapoor ...
Professor
Krishan Dhawan ...
Manilal
Vishwa Mehra ...
Postbabu (as Wishwa Mehra)
Urmila Bhatt ...
Rajeshwaribai
Gita Siddharth ...
Mrs. J. Sahai
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Brij Kishore
Gautam Sarin ...
Naren's fellow student
Monty Nath ...
Naren's fellow student who lost his watch (as Monty)
Kamaldeep ...
Chamanlal (as Kamal Deep)
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Ganga Singh lives near Gangotri with her brother, Karam. One day she comes to the assistance of a young man, Narendra Sahay, who has come with a group of Calcutta-based college students to study the source of the holy river Ganga, and to get some holy water for his wheelchair-bound paternal grandma. Both are attracted to each other, and on the next Puran Mashi get married, and spend the night in close intimacy. Narendra leaves, but promises Ganga that he will be back soon. Months go by, but he does not return. She gives birth to a son, and as soon she is able to, she starts her journey to Alipor, Calcutta, to confront Narendra and ensure a better future for their son. At Rishikesh she is exploited by two women and a man, escapes and takes shelter in a crematorium. Then at Banaras, she is molested by a Pandit, rescued by the police and given a ticket to Calcutta. When she alights en-route to get water for her baby, the train leaves, and she falls into the clutches of a Manilal who ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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When Dimple made the comback to act in films, Raj Kapoor had screentested her for Ram Teri Ganga Maili. See more »

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Beautyfull Love-story film
26 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Narendra(Rajeev Kapoor)comes to gangotri, a small town at the foothills of Himalays, to escape the madness of his industrialist father's world, where political corruption rules peoples lives. In Gangotri, Narendra meets Ganga (Mandakini). This girl from the Himalays symbolized purity, love and simplicity and Narendra finds his soul mate. They marry and he returns to Calcutta wit a promise to return and escort het to his family. Little does he know that during his absence his father has already fixed his marriage to Radha (Divya Rana)as she is the daughter of an ambitious political friend of Narendra's father. Tus begins the struggle to win the battle against all odds for the sake of truth& love. Raj Kapoor's Ram Teri Ganga Maili is a love story set against a backdrop of moral decadence, social corruption and political intrigue - where morals, goodness and love have no meaning.


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