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Rama
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Rai Saheb
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Ravi's Uncle
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Sati Devi
Dev Kishan
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Ravi's Aunt
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Satish
Master Ravi
Master Kishore
Raju Shrestha ...
Sanjay (as Master Raju)
Baby Pinky
Pushpraj ...
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Kamaldeep ...
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In desperate need of a job, unemployed Ravi (Jeetendra) goes to his maternal uncle (A.K. Hangal) and aunt (Leela Mishra) in their village for a few days. His uncle decides that he can be a suitable teacher for five obstinate and spoiled grand-children of the wealthy Rai Saheb (Pran). Ravi accepts this offer, and goes to work as a tutor with them. He soon realizes that it is not upto him to keep his employment there, but rather to the children themselves, who have never tolerated any tutor beyond a few days. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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A gentle tale, of relationships
3 September 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

In a time of speed and instant gratification, you have these old gems which need you to cast aside your need for a climax every 10 minutes and just tag along for a ride, with a family that is in need of a relationship

A beautifully directed, scripted, edited, acted story, watching this made me truly appreciate not only Gulzar (for the hundredth time!) but also someone like Jeetandra who had the strength and the imagination to work in something like this. It is often that we forget that Jeetandra was an actor who is responsible for a huge number of realistic cinema when they were not called 'art movies'

A slow tale of orphaned children who feel lost and are destructive in their need to get attention or perhaps escape from the rigidity of an unfamiliar face, and the grief of losing their parents, the sweetness and gentleness of the stranger who comes in and sweeps them along on an adventure to discover their grandfather and the joy of it all.

If you want an evening of quiet joys, curl up with a drink, and watch, with patience and get engaged.


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