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Shor (1972)

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Shankar (Manoj Kumar), his lovely wife Geeta (Nanda) and Deepak (Master Satyajeet) are a poor but happy family. Tragedy strikes one day, when Deepak wonders over to the railway tracks. When... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manoj Kumar ...
Shankar
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Raat Ki Rani / Rani
Prem Nath ...
Khan Badshah
Kamini Kaushal ...
Shankar's mom
Manorama ...
Victoria (Shanta's mom)
Meena T. ...
Shanta
Shefali ...
(as Shaifali)
Leena
Manmohan ...
Kabrastan Ke Raja (as Man Mohan)
Raj Mehra ...
Doctor
Nana Palsikar
Krishan Dhawan
Kuljeet
Asrani ...
Shantilal
V. Gopal ...
Mr. Moradabadi
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Shankar (Manoj Kumar), his lovely wife Geeta (Nanda) and Deepak (Master Satyajeet) are a poor but happy family. Tragedy strikes one day, when Deepak wonders over to the railway tracks. When Geeta rushes in to warn and rescue him, she is run over by the train and is instantly killed. Deepak loses his vocal chords and cannot speak. Shankar takes Deepak to see a doctor (Raj Mehra), who examines Deepak, and tells Shankar that Deepak can recover his voice after a surgerical operation, which may cost around 1000 to 1500 rupees. Shankar is unable to afford this but is determined to find the money to cure his son. Shankar's mom (Kamini Kaushal), sister (Naaz), Khan Badshan (Prem Nath), Rani alias Raat ki Rani (Jaya Bhaduri) offer support. And Shankar takes part in a grueling tournament that puts his very life at risk. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The idea to make SHOR came to Manoj Kumar while he was relaxing at his farmhouse in Delhi, after completing PURAB AUR PASCHIM. A few friends commented on how peaceful it was and that there was no ' shor' in the vicinity. See more »

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Referenced in Bollywood Bound (2002) See more »

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Shehnai Baje Na Baje
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
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wonderful story
5 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the most wonderful movie i have ever seen. Bollywood or Hollywood cant make a movie better than this. And its not easy to understand this movie for everyone. Only those people who have been cheated in their life and are of tired of 'trying', 'trying' and 'trying' can understand this movie.

Wonderful !

This whole movie shows the struggle between an ordinary human being and his fate. And in the end its eventually human being that wins but fate also wins...

What a story...

Best wishes everyone...


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