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Shalini
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Thakur saab
Bindu ...
Rani
Madan Puri ...
Madanlal Dogra
Manmohan Krishna ...
Jailor (as Manmohan Krishan)
Padma Khanna ...
Manju
Sulochana Latkar ...
Mrs. Gulzarilal (as Sulochana)
Iftekhar
Sudhir ...
Kundan
Hercules ...
SherSinh
Satyajeet ...
Ravi (as Master Satyajit)
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Raunaq Singh
Vikas Anand ...
Manohar
Jagdish Raj ...
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Jailor Manmohan Krishan is responsible for looking after convicts undergoing sentences of rigorous imprisonment. He has a young, beautiful and captive daughter named Shalini. Shalini is a poet, one day while reciting her poetry, she meets with a young man, who introduces himself as Amar, who also happens to be a poet himself. The two of them spend beautiful moments together and finds themselves attracted to each other. Shalini wants to find out why Amar is in jail. She is told in no uncertain terms that Amar is in jail for murder - for killing the brother of his former lover, Sapna. She also found out that this is not true and would strive to the best of her merit to get Amar release from jail because she is in love with him and would like to marry him. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Shah Rukh Khan "the Bollywood superstar" said in an interview that this was the first ever movie he watched in a movie theater. See more »

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Kiska Raasta Dekhen
Music by Rahul Dev Burman
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
Performed by Kishore Kumar
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A masterpiece just gone wrong!
10 May 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

First, Dev Anand and Yash Chopra are like winter and summer, they simply don't go together. Either another hero should have taken the role like Amitabh, Vinod or Dharmendra. Or the film should have been directed by Dev Anand's miracle worker and younger brother, Vijay Anand. While watching the film you will ask yourself, did Yash Chopra really make this? The guy behind such great classics. What came over this guy to direct this?

The story is all over the place, if the story was tied up a little bit maybe Yash Chopra could have got away with it. The best phrase I could call this film is 'Johnny Mera Naam wannabe', Gulshan Rai obviously wanted to repeat his success. None of the songs are memorable which is very odd for a Yash Chopra film. The performances are so-so, I've seen better from Dev Anand in films like Bullet, Des Pardes and Hare Rama Hare Krishna. Hema Malini doesn't do justice to her role and Rakhee only has 10 minutes in the film! The villains are the usual routine, typical 70's stuff!. If there is anyone worth mentioning it probably Pran, Pran being one of the best performers in Bollywood really does his task well.

Overall, nothing special at all. Don't waste your money on buying a DVD (it could be worth rental money) but depends if your a hardcore fan of Yash Chopra.

2 out 5


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