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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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Shankar
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Raat Ki Rani / Rani
Prem Nath ...
Khan Badshah
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Shankar's mom
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Victoria (Shanta's mom)
Meena T. ...
Shanta
Shefali ...
(as Shaifali)
Leena
Manmohan ...
Kabrastan Ke Raja (as Man Mohan)
Raj Mehra ...
Doctor
Krishan Dhawan
Kuljeet
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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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Jeevan Chalne Ka Naam
Performed by Mahendra Kapoor, Manna Dey & Shyama Chittar
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
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An emotional film
5 February 2001 | by (England, Bradford) – See all my reviews

Manoj Kumar directed and starred in this 1972 film, the film revolves around the relationship of a mute son and his father. Shor means noises which is emphasised through out the film. Manoj Kumar gives a great performance as the father of the boy, for whom he tries to raise money for his son to have an operation so that he can talk. The ending is emotional and unexpecting. There are many great songs in the film. There is also a bit of romance in the film, the female lead is played by Jaya Badhuri. This is a sad film but it has an excellent story line which makes a change.


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