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Gumnaam (1965)

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Eight people are trapped on an island when their plane abandons them. They find a large mansion whose butler is expecting them. Then one by one, they die...

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Complete credited cast:
Nanda ...
Asha
Manoj Kumar ...
Anand (as Manoj)
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Barrister Rakesh
Helen ...
Miss Kitty
Mehmood ...
The Butler
Dhumal ...
Mister Dharamdas
Madan Puri ...
Dr. Acharya
Tarun Bose ...
Madhusudan Sharma
Manmohan ...
Mr. Kishan
Naina
Laxmi Chhaya ...
Masked Dancer
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Storyline

After dancing together in a night club, seven young people (five men and two women) are told they have won the night's dance contest and are instructed to board a small plane that will take them to their prize holiday. Instead, they end up stranded on a small island with one of the plane's co-pilots. In search of shelter, the eight go to a mansion where they meet a sinister-looking butler who announces that he knows all them and has been expecting their arrival. After a few musical numbers, castaways begin dropping dead one by one. Who could the killer be, and will any of them escape his grasp? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Trivia

The shooting of Gumnaam began in April 1964 and ended only in January 1965 due to the busy schedules of Nanda, Pran and Helen. See more »

Goofs

The lighting of the drums in the close-up in the "Jaan Pehechaan Ho" sequence is different from the lighting in the rest of the scene. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Padosan (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Is Duniya Mein Jeena Ho To Sunlo Meri Baat
Lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri
Music by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi and Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal (as Shanker and Jaikishan)
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
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The 60s were weird enough in America!
15 July 2003 | by (Virginia Beach) – See all my reviews

About ten years ago, my brother and I were sick with the flu and surfing the endless satalite channels when we came across this movie and could not change the channel. We laughed all day and days to come: imitating the dance with the masked men and the lady in the obnoxious gold dress. And I was laughing again when I saw it again a few months ago in Ghost World. You think the abstract direction of the sixties was bazaare and silly- check out what was going on in India.


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