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Doosara Aadmi (1977)

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Nisha (Raakhee) is an accomplished and much sought after professional Architect. She is reclusive after the tragic death of her boyfriend, Shashi Saigal (Shashi Kapoor). When Karan Saxena (... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Nisha (as Raakhee Gulzar)
Karan Saxena aka Kannu
Neetu Singh ...
Shashi Kapoor ...
Shashi Sehgal
Deven Verma ...
Timsi's Uncle (as Deven Varma)
Parikshat Sahni ...
Satyendra Kapoor ...
Ram Prasad Saxena (as Satyendra Kappu)
Gita Siddharth ...
Mrs. Saxena
Beena Banerjee ...
(as Bina)
Ramesh Tiwari
Rajan Verma ...
Train Master (as Raj Verma)
Javed Khan
Kiran Vairale


Nisha (Raakhee) is an accomplished and much sought after professional Architect. She is reclusive after the tragic death of her boyfriend, Shashi Saigal (Shashi Kapoor). When Karan Saxena (Rishi Kapoor) offers her employment with his advertising agency, she accepts. Only she knows that the reason of accepting this employment offer is that Karan, newly married, resembles Shashi a lot, and she will anything in her power to make him her's. Written by rAjOo (

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14 September 1977 (India)  »

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Doosra Aadmi  »

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Shashi Kapoor, who played Shashi Sehgal in this movie, is in real life the youngest paternal uncle of Rishi Kapoor, who played Karan Saxena (Kannu). That was the actual reason of their greatly identical looks. See more »

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Good remake of Ingrid Bergman movie
1 April 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This movie has several things going for it. For starters it has a nice story (original for a Hindi film). Well, original? It's actually a remake of a Ingrid Bergman movie (i think it was Goodbye Again) also starring that guy from Psycho. In this movie Raakhee Gulzar (in Ingrid Bergmans role) falls for a younger man (Rishi Kapoor) who is engaged to be married (Neetu Singh). But this being a Hindi movie she has a reason : Rishi Kapoor resembles her deads lover Shashi Kapoor (GREAT casting). Parikshat Sahni and Simmi Gare wal give nice support. The cast in this Yash Chopra film (Shashi Kapoor, Raakhee, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Simmi Garewal and Parikshat Sahni is almost the same cast as in Yash Chopras Kabhi Kabhie minus Bachchan and Waheeda). The music in this film by Rajesh Roshan is just great. Evergreen songs bu Kishore, Rafi and Lata. Years later it was remade as Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya with Tabu in Raakhee's role, Govinda in Shashi Kapoors role and Govindas nephew in Rishis role. That movie was a pain in the...

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