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Lakhon Me Ek (1971)

| Comedy, Drama
An abused homeless male and a mentally-challenged woman become friends.



(lyrics), (story) (as K. Balchander) | 1 more credit »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sher Singh
Ramesh Deo ...
Nasir Hussain ...
Mohan Choti ...
Mohan - Leela's brother
Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi ...
Manoharlal - Gauri's dad (as Kanhaiyalal)
Professor - Vivek's dad (as David)
Mukri ...
Makhanlal - Renu's dad
Jalal Agha ...
Jeevan - Makhanlal's son
Polson ...
College Student
College Student
Brahmachari ...
College Student
Bhalla ...
College Student


Impoverished residents of a Chawl ill-treat a homeless collegian orphan, Bhola, make him do a lot of work, run errands, do not pay him, make him beg for food, and often refuse to feed him. After Gauri's marriage is canceled due to her being institutionalized for 10 years in a mental hospital in Agra, her mother, Leela, secretly decides to marry her off to Bhola. As both are shunned by everyone they become friends but then Bhola is blamed for stealing valuables, accused and beaten for writing a love-letter to Renu, and is beaten even more before his exams. Then things dramatically change after Bhola graduates, and a wealthy businessman from Singapore arrives and announces that he is Bhola's father. Watch what impact this news has on the residents. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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a clean and innocent movie
29 August 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Watched this 1971 film especially for Mehmood and his comedy, although this film did not have as much comedy as a normal Mehmood film would have, but this discrepancy was covered up by two good songs 'Chanda O Chanda' sung separately by Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar and a duet 'Jogi O Jogi' sung by Lata Mangeshkar & Kishor Kumar, with excellent music by R.D. Burman. This was a typical film by South Indian producer Gemini, a social drama revolving around a good hearted and homeless person Mehmood with the background of living in a chawl (middle class housing in Mumbai, which was called 'Bombay' then) along with its various characters and their interactions with Mehmood. Portrayal of different families, living in a typical middle class chawl has been characterised and shown very well. People of different communities and regions living with the suburban short comings like a common spot for fetching water, which flows for a limited time, matches reality. This film is for those interested in a story portraying some real life situation with some entertainment. Mehmood was well supported by Radha Saluja, who left Bollywood after working in a few films. Overall it was a clean film without any glamour, though not being dull.

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