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Diwan Bahadur Kapoor
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Ram B. Kapoor
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Monica 'Mona' (as Babita)
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Rajesh R. Kapoor
Roopesh Kumar ...
Sunny (Rajesh's College-Mate)
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Narendra Nath ...
Hamid (Rajesh's College-Mate) (as Narender Nath)
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Munshi (as David)
Ramayan Tiwari ...
Thakur Janak Singh (as Tiwari)
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Ram's Friend
Sarita ...
Saira
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Doctor
Uma Dutt ...
Ram's Party Guest
Rashid Khan ...
Rajesh's Lawyer
Vishwa Mehra ...
Moni Mama
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Widower Ram Kapoor lives a very wealthy lifestyle in Bombay, but is very lonely, as his only child, a son named Rajesh, lives abroad, and his aged dad, Diwan Bahadur, lives in the village. Ram frequently throws lavish parties to overcome this loneliness. This changes when Rajesh returns home, and he is able to convince Diwan also to return so that the three could live together. Shortly thereafter differences crop up between Rajesh and Diwan - initially on love and marriage; then on Caste issues; then the marriage of Rajesh, which is arranged with Diwan's friend, Thakur Janak Singh's daughter, Rukmani, while Rajesh wants to marry Monica. Things come to such a pass that Ram decides to leave, takes to women and alcohol in a big way, and becomes the subject of a big scandal. Ram returns home after Diwan and Rajesh apologize and agree to live together in harmony. This harmony does not last long as soon Ram finds out that his very own father and son had conspired against him in a charade to... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Jaikishan had already completed the recording music for this film before he died. After raj kapoor took laxmikant-pyarelal as music composers for bobby, shanker was told that he will compose the music for heena & paramvir chakra. When raj kapoor took ravindra jain for ram teri ganga maili, laxmikant-pyarelal were told the will compose music for heena. See more »

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When Rajesh appear at the airport upon his arrival in India, he holds a bunch of gift parcels in his arms coming down from the plane, which disappear when he enters the terminal after security check to be greeted by his family. See more »

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Bhanware Ki Gunjan Hai Mera Dil
Performed by Kishore Kumar
Lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri
Music by Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal and Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi
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A Saga of three generations!
8 September 2006 | by (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) – See all my reviews

Randhir Kapoor's directorial debut film! The movie is based on how three generations live under one roof but with different opinions. The movie is a time-pass. The grandfather and grandson always had difference in thoughts while the father always tries to makeup between them. In the end, the grandfather dies giving the message that it is KAL AAJ AUR KAL. Performances are good especially Raj Kapoor's performance is very fine. He played a nice father and an obedient son. Shankar-Jaikishan's music is fine. I liked the song "Aap Yahaan Aye Kisliye Aap Ne Bulaaya Isliye". I would rate it as 7.5/10. One would not get bored while watching it.


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