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Do Badan (1966)

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Vikas comes from a poor family, and is attending college so that he can complete his studies, get a job, and financially look after himself and his dad. He meets with wealthy Asha at this ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Asha Parekh ...
Asha
Manoj Kumar ...
Vikas
Simi Garewal ...
Dr. Anjali (as Simmi)
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Ashwini Nath
Mohan Choti ...
Mohan
Manmohan Krishna
Wasti
Dhumal ...
Mohan's dad
Huda Bihari
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wajid Khan
Lalita Kumari
Mridula Rani ...
(as Mridula)
Shivraj ...
Doctor
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Vikas comes from a poor family, and is attending college so that he can complete his studies, get a job, and financially look after himself and his dad. He meets with wealthy Asha at this college, and after a few misunderstandings, both fall in love. Vikas' dad passes during the exams, and Vikas leaves to attend the funeral, and is unable to complete his studies. Asha feels sorry for him, and arranges to get him employed with her dad, which he does so, not knowing that his employer is Asha's dad. Asha's dad wants her to get married to Ashwini, and he soon announces their engagement. Ashwini finds out that Asha is in love with Vikas, and arranges an accident for Vikas. Vikas survives the accident, but loses his eyesight. After this incident, Vikas does not want to burden himself on Asha, and strikes up a new friendship with Dr. Anjali. Meanwhile, Ashwini informs Asha that Vikas has passed away in the accident, and Asha reluctantly marries Ashwini. The question remains, will those Vikas... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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A must-see!!!
12 December 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Raj Khosla was known as the master of suspense in Indian Cinema (e.g. "Kala Pani","Who Kaun Thi", "Mera Saaya") he also had an occasional try in romantic movies. And when he did, the result was usually another masterpiece, as is this movie.

Briefly, the story revolves around Manoj Kumar's meeting, love, then sacrifice for the heroine played by Asha Parekh. Nothing extraordinary, you would think. But this is an extraordinary movie, indeed. Manoj Kumar, Asha Parekh and Pran's acting are superb and the compositions of music director Ravi are nothing short of breathtaking.

On the musical side, Rafi really outshines everybody here with his melodious finale song "Naseeb Mein". His first two songs in this movie, namely "Bhari Duniya" and "Raha Gardishon", are certainly gems. But there is something in "Naseeb Mein" that does it for me. This is an immortal, unparalleled and sublime love song by Rafi at his peak. Lata is also excellent in "Lo Aa Gaaee", but its Rafi's unique voice that keeps resounding in your head long after watching the movie.

In a nutshell, "Do Badan" is a real gem of the 60's. Do not miss it, especially given the fact that nowadays movies aren't made like that anymore...


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