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Half Ticket (1962)

Not Rated | | Musical, Comedy, Romance
A diamond thief hides his loot on an innocent child, but the child turns out to be an adult posing as a youngster to purchase a half-priced train ticket. Now, the thief will have to outwit the eccentric in a series of wacky misadventures.

Director:

Kalidas

Writers:

Suhrid Kar (story) (as Surid Kar), Ramesh Pant (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kishore Kumar ... Vijay L. Chand / Munna / Vijay's mom in photograph
Madhubala ... Rajnidevi / Asha
Pran ... Raja Babu
Shammi ... Lily
Helen ... Stage Dancer / Singer ("Woh Ek Nighahen")
Manorama ... Asha's Aunt
Moni Chatterjee Moni Chatterjee ... Lal Dhyan Chand (as Moni Chatterji)
Narbada Shankar Narbada Shankar ... (as Narbada Shakar)
Mirajkar Mirajkar
Tun Tun ... Real Munna's Mother (as Tuntun)
Poonam Poonam
Lalita Kapoor Lalita Kapoor
Anil Kumar Anil Kumar
Nabo Kumar Nabo Kumar
Dilip Dilip
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Storyline

It is the story of a kind-hearted playful young man (Vijay). Unable to withstand his pranks his father drives him out of his home. He goes about his life doing odd jobs but never lasts longer than few days in one place. He meets a girl with dreamy eyes (Rajini) but pretends to a half-witted boy (Munna) to win her heart. Meanwhile some cops are chasing a diamond thief (Raja Babu) who hides the diamond in Munna's hip pocket. Rest of the plot revolves around how Raja Babu tries to retrieve his diamond, how successful Munna and Rajini are in getting rid of the bad guys. Written by Nisha J

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

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Mono
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During the recording of the song "Aake Seedhi Lagi Dil Pe", Kishore Kumar convinced music director Salil Choudhury that he would sing both the male and the female voices in the song and went on to do it in the final recoded version. See more »

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References Shree 420 (1955) See more »

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woh ek nigaah kya mili tabeeyaten machal gayi
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
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Munna is very naughty in this movie . . :)
20 December 2000 | by Shailesh-2See all my reviews

Every body who has seen any comedy movie of Kishore Kumar would like it and this movie arguably tops all the other movies in a sense that KK is pretending to be grown up with a kids brain (Munna) in this movie and still flirting successfully with the beauty queen Madhubala. The theme itself is worth a pot of gold besides all the songs in this movie are funny and Hit. Watch it, you won't regret it though the climax was grossly messed up.


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