MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 9,454 this week

Johny Mera Naam (1970)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 349 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Monu (Mohan) and Sonu (Sohan) are the two sons of a police inspector. The kids excel in boxing. Their father gets killed by a goon following orders from Ranjit (Premnath). Mohan kills the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(dialogue), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Related News

Dev Anand passes away
| BollywoodHungama
Dev Anand dies, aged 88
| Digital Spy

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 178 titles
created 10 Jun 2011
 
list image
a list of 671 titles
created 19 Mar 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 15 Oct 2013
 
a list of 168 titles
created 10 months ago
 
list image
a list of 88 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Johny Mera Naam" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Johny Mera Naam (1970)

Johny Mera Naam (1970) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Johny Mera Naam.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Abhimaan (1973)
Drama | Musical | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A popular singer convinces his new wife to enter show-business, but his pride is wounded when she outshines him.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Asrani
Bawarchi (1972)
Comedy | Musical | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Squabbling Sharma family has a dubious reputation of not having any cook last there for more than a few months. Word spreads out about this family to such an extent that no person wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Jaya Bhaduri, Usha Kiran
Naya Daur (1957)
Musical | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Shankar lives in a remote village in rural India with his mother and sister, Manju, and drives a horse-carriage for a living. The main employer in the region is a kind-hearted businessman ... See full summary »

Director: B.R. Chopra
Stars: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit
Woh 7 Din (1983)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Maya, coming from poor family, is married to the affluent Dr. Anand; but she tries to commit suicide on the nuptial night. She tells Anand that she was in love with Prem whose ambition was ... See full summary »

Director: Bapu
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Naseeruddin Shah
Waqt (1965)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Members of a family are separated in a natural disaster. Several years down the line, they aren't united but their lives are strangely interconnected.

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Sunil Dutt, Sadhana, Raaj Kumar
Kati Patang (1970)
Drama | Romance | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A runaway bride promises her dying widowed friend that she will assume her identity and look after her infant child.

Director: Shakti Samanta
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Asha Parekh, Prem Chopra
Musical | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In the background of the rise of the International Hare Krishna movement in the 1970s, is a Montreal-based family of the Jaiswals, consisting of mom, dad, son, Prashant, and daughter, ... See full summary »

Director: Dev Anand
Stars: Zeenat Aman, Dev Anand, Mumtaz
Koshish (1972)
Drama | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Romantic drama spaning nearly 20 years involving a deaf-mute couple, Haricharian and Aarti. Deaf and dumb bicycle messenger Haricharian meets equally deaf Aarti, and persuades her to go to ... See full summary »

Director: Gulzar
Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bhaduri, Asrani
Prem Pujari (1970)
Musical | Romance | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Ramdev Bakshi is the only son of widower and former Indian Army General Durgaprasad, who has been decorated several times with various medals for bravery shown in the line of duty. Alas ... See full summary »

Director: Dev Anand
Stars: Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Shatrughan Sinha
Mili (1975)
Drama | Romance | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Mili is a fantastic romance in which Shekar has moved into an apartment block and does not like the place but sees Mili who he slowly falls in love with only to find out that she only has 2-3 weeks to live.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Ashok Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Usha Kiran
Swami Dada (1982)
Action | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Hari Mohan is a saintly person who organizes Hindu prayers and discourses in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. He is called "Swami Dada" by everyone. He has many followers, and devotees who ... See full summary »

Directors: Dev Anand, T.K. Desai
Stars: Dev Anand, Mithun Chakraborty, Rati Agnihotri
Ram Lakhan (1989)
Action | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Sharda (Raakhee) vows vengeance when her husband is murdered by his two evil cousins, Bhishamber (Amrish Puri) and Bhanu (Paresh Rawal), and she and her two young sons are thrown out on the... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Rakhee Gulzar, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Johny / Sohan
...
Rekha
...
Moti / Mohan
Jeevan ...
Heera
Prem Nath ...
Ranjit / Rai Saab Bhupendra Singh
I.S. Johar ...
Pehle Ram (Palmist) / Dooja Ram / Teeja Ram
Padma Khanna ...
Tara (as Padma)
Randhawa ...
Babu
Sulochana Latkar ...
Sohan's & Mohan's mother (as Sulochana)
Iftekhar ...
Chief Inspector Mehta (as Iftikhar)
Sajjan ...
Rai Saab Bhupendra Singh
Shyam Kumar ...
Sher Singh Bhairon (as Sham Kumar)
Tabassum
Dulari ...
Poojari's wife
Madhup Sharma
Edit

Storyline

Monu (Mohan) and Sonu (Sohan) are the two sons of a police inspector. The kids excel in boxing. Their father gets killed by a goon following orders from Ranjit (Premnath). Mohan kills the goon and takes refuge in a car boot. Years later Sohan goes on to become a CID officer called Sohan Kumar, who solves his cases taking up different guises. He takes the identity of Johny a petty thief and gets himself in Jail, befriends Heera (Jeevan) and goes to solve a case wooing Rekha (Hema) and finding the criminal. Written by gAvInDrA (brave_loverboy2004@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 November 1970 (India)  »

Also Known As:

A nevem Johnny  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Johnny Gaddaar (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Pal Bhar Ke Liye Koi Hamen Pyaar Kar Le
Performed by Kishore Kumar
Music by Anandji Veerji Shah & Kalyanji Veerji Shah
Lyrics by Indivar
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An Excellent Old Time Movie To Watch
16 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Johnny Mera Naam is perhaps Vijay Anand's best directed movie. Released in 1970, this movie went on to cause a stir as did the music as it was considered to be beyond its time.

Two brothers,Sohan and Mohan, both studying in the same school, have entered the school boxing competition. When the final comes it the two brothers find out that they are fighting each other. Sohan is declared winner but the match is continued at home and the mother tells them that they should wait for their father. Mohan, the elder, being impatient, goes to see his father - a police officer. Instead he witnesses a smuggler by the name of Heera murdering his father. He then tries to catch him by chasing him and lends up hiding in his car.

Years pass by and Sohan becomes an Police inspector and wanting to catch smugglers, he lands himself in a cell with the man who had murdered his father, Heera and introduces himself as "Johnny." He later escapes and meets up with a contact that he had been informed about by Heera - a female by the name of Rekha.

The movie stars the ever green Dev Anand, Hema Malini, Pran, Premnath, Ifteqar and I.S. Johar. The story is good but more than that is the direction by the late Vijay Anand. But the acting by all and especially the comic side by the late I.S. Johar, is absolutely brilliant. The songs to listen out for are "O Mere Raja," "Baabul Pyaare," "Nafrat Karne Waaloh" and "Parbhal Keliye" - they are most memorable as is the music by Kalyanji - Anandji.

I recently saw this movie after a very long time and was in tears as it brought back floods of memories and especially especially childhood ones. This is a movie that is worth watching.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Johny Mera Naam (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?