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Waqt (1965)

Members of a family are separated in a natural disaster. Several years down the line, they aren't united but their lives are strangely interconnected.

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Bablu / Ravi
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Meena Mittal
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Munna / Vijay Kumar
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Renu Khanna
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Chinoy
Manmohan Krishna ...
Mr. Mittal
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Orphanage Warden
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Balbir
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Laxmi Kedarnath (as Achla Sachdev)
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Mrs. Mittal
Sumati Gupte ...
Mrs. Kumar Khanna
Surendra Nath ...
Mr. Kumar Khanna
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Members of a family are separated in a natural disaster. Several years down the line, they aren't united but their lives are strangely interconnected. Written by Joyojeet

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The highest grossing Indian film of 1965. See more »

Goofs

Ravi violates courtroom procedures and rules of evidence in numerous ways, including badgering witnesses, presenting evidence through means other than testimony, arguing directly to the bench rather than to the jury, etc. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lala Kedarnath: [subtitled from Hindi]
[stops horsecart]
Lala Kedarnath: Whoa... Get down everyone.
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The opening credits are set over an ever advancing animated shot of space. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Waqt Se Din Aur Raat
Sung by Mohammad Rafi
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
Music by Ravi
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Stylish, if typical, 60s multistarrer with great music
25 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

The story of Waqt is pretty standard: an earthquake separates the members of a wealthy family with three sons, who are brought up as a result in separate and quite different circumstances. Eventually, of course, the family is reunited, but not before variuous twists and turns culminating in the three brothers appearing in court in connection with the trial for murder of one brother, with the other brothers being the defence counsel and a witness for the prosecution, respectively. Pretty standard stuff - but stylishly presented and with strong performances,particularly by Sadhan as the love interest of one of the brothers, and Sunil Dutt as the lawyer brother. Nice stuff, great music, lavish sets, and a pretty cool courtroom denouement!


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