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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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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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 »

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The band in the "Jaan Pehechaan Ho" scene are obviously not playing the song: the horn players play when the horns aren't heard; the guitarists don't even pretend to play the right chords; an electric guitar is heard, yet the band "plays" acoustic guitars; and the band has no string section even though violins are heard. See more »

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Version of Ten Little Indians (1974) See more »

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Hum Kaale Hain To
Lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri
Music by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi and Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal (as Shanker and Jaikishan)
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Manoj Kumar is the best
29 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

After a crash land the pilot Manoj Kumar and the other passengers, Nanda, Helen, Madan Puri, Pran, Satyan Bose find themselves on a marooned island. After waiting for help they find a very deserted Haveli but are surprised to meet a servant Mehmood who says that he was waiting for them. How did he know they were going to come? What follows after staying there is a nightmare. Each night there is a murder. The killer chooses his victim each night leaving others in groping fear. They want to leave the place and go but where can they go? With no aid coming to their rescue they are trapped there and worse is that the killer is also there. Who can be the killer? Is it one among them or it is some evil force. Watch the terrifying murder mystery Gumnaam.


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