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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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12 January 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

It's a very emotional story of Ganga...from gangotri to the sangam. This movie relates the story of a Girl to the holy river Ganga. I think that it is difficult for Non-Indians to relate with movie but Indians must watch it.

The power of the movie lies in it's story and emotions. Kudos to the Showman. Mandakini (ganga) has also done a great work. But there was no need of nudity in such a movie. If it was not there, then more people would've watched this movie.

The movie is also reflects the black side of the Politics in India that contains people who just look for the benefit of their family. They have nothing to do with the Country. But their real face never comes in front of public.

It's a;so a true love story that shows that love is not the name of getting someone in your life, it is the sacrifice for the happiness of your loved ones.

Please watch this movie if you are an adult and an Indian.


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