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While driving his car on a rainy night, Anand's car breaks down, and he goes to seek shelter in a nearby house. He is let into the house by the servant, and he is permitted to stay until ... See full summary »

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Bimal Roy

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Ritwik Ghatak (story) (as Ritwick Ghatak), Rajinder Singh Bedi (dialogues)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dilip Kumar ... Anand / Deven
Vyjayanthimala ... Madhumati / Madhavi / Radha (as Vyjayantimala)
Johnny Walker ... Charandas (as Johny Walker)
Pran ... Raja Ugra Narayan
Jayant ... Pawan Raja (Madhumati's Father)
Tiwari Tiwari ... Bir Singh
Misra Misra
Baij Sharma Baij Sharma
Bhudo Advani Bhudo Advani ... Baba
Jagdish Jagdish
Sagar Sagar
Ranjit Sood Ranjit Sood
Shivji Bhai Shivji Bhai ... (as Sheojibhai)
Tarun Bose ... Doctor (Deven's Colleague)
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Storyline

While driving his car on a rainy night, Anand's car breaks down, and he goes to seek shelter in a nearby house. He is let into the house by the servant, and he is permitted to stay until the rains stop be able to get his car fixed. It is here that he will find out about his previous birth, his true love, Madhumati, their ill-fated, star-crossed and tragic romance, and how events in his previous birth are going to effect him in this life-time. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

12 September 1958 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Мадхумати See more »

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Bimal Roy Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System) (as R.C.A. Sound System)
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The film inspired Hollywood film makers to make the film The Reincarnation of Peter Proud 1975 which was later remade as Karz 1980. See more »

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Referenced in Patton Ki Bazi (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Ham Hal-E-Dil Sunaenge
Sung by Begum Mubarak
Music composed by Salil Choudhury
Lyrics by Shailendra
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Beautiful love story
28 June 2000 | by anandkcSee all my reviews

Bimal Roy's movies were invariable a tragedy. In this movie he tried to make a happy ending story. Music being the hallmark of his movie, takes the centerstage here too. The song 'suhana safar...' was put to get that romantic touch and happiness into the movie. But invariable that tinge of sadness is apparent.

Madhubala at her best and what to say of Dilip Kumar, better watch it. And for those non-Indian viewers, look for the song 'bichuva..' .


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