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Mr. & Mrs. '55 (1955)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A young, naive heiress, in custody of a martinet and flamingly feminist aunt is forced into a 'marriage of convenience' with an unemployed cartoonist in an attempt to save her millions - a ... See full summary »

Director:

Guru Dutt

Writer:

Abrar Alvi (dialogues)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Madhubala ... Anita Verma
Guru Dutt ... Preetam Kumar
Lalita Pawar ... Seeta Devi (Anita's Aunt)
Johnny Walker ... Johny (as Johny Walker)
Yasmin Yasmin ... Julie
Kumkum ... Preetam's Bhabhi
Tun Tun ... Lily D'Silva (as Uma Devi)
Cuckoo Cuckoo ... Singer (in song "Neele Aasmani")
Radhika Radhika ... Moni (as Radhika)
Anwari Anwari ... Nanny
Agha
Haroon Haroon ... Advocate
Rooplaxmi Rooplaxmi ... Sita Devi's Follower (as Roo Plaxmi)
Moni Chatterjee Moni Chatterjee ... The Judge (as Moni Chatterji)
Al Nasir Al Nasir ... Ramesh (as Al-Nasir)
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Storyline

A young, naive heiress, in custody of a martinet and flamingly feminist aunt is forced into a 'marriage of convenience' with an unemployed cartoonist in an attempt to save her millions - a move orchestrated by the scheming aunt. However, in the course of her ostensibly married life, she learns the true meaning of marriage and the deep significance of being an Indian wife, much to the dismay of her aunt, who, in adherence to her wayward beliefs, has been trying to instill every kind of anti-male sentiment in her niece's ingenuous mind. Written by Hrishi Dixit <hrishi@slb.com>

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Also Known As:

55年夫妻 See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The only comedy film Guru Dutt made. See more »

Soundtracks

Thandi Hawa Kaali Ghata
Sung by Geeta Dutt & chorus
Music Composed by O.P. Nayyar
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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Excellent film.
19 January 2000 | by FatehsherSee all my reviews

The chemistry between Guru Dutt and Madhubala is fantastic. Johnny Walker proves once again that he is the best side-kick of all time. The tone of the movie is ambivalent in that it is very depressing and optimistic at the same time.The music is incomparable. Simply put: an excellent all around film.


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