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Chupke Chupke (1975)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 11 April 1975 (India)
A newly wedded husband plays a practical joke on his wife's family with full support from his wife and friends.

Writers:

Upendranath Ganguly (story) (as Late Upendranath Ganguly), D.N. Mukherjee (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dharmendra ... Dr. Parimal Tripathi
Sharmila Tagore ... Sulekha Chaturvedi
Amitabh Bachchan ... Professor Sukumar Sinha
Jaya Bhaduri ... Vasudha Kumar
David Abraham ... Haripad Chaturvedi (as David)
Usha Kiran Usha Kiran ... Sumitra Sharma
Lily Chakravarty ... Lata Kumar Srivastav (as Lily Chakraborty)
Keshto Mukherjee ... James D'Costa (Driver) (as Kesto Mukherjee)
Dev Kishan Dev Kishan
Om Prakash ... Raghavendra Sharma (Raghav)
Lalita Kumari Lalita Kumari ... (as Lalita Sinha)
Naina Apte Naina Apte
Chaitali Chaitali
Aarti Aarti
Amol Sen Amol Sen ... (as Amal Sen)
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Storyline

Raghav brags that he can smell a rat or an impersonator automatically, and Dr. Parimal Tripathi decides to take him on - result: funny family slapstick comedy, with a dose of pure Hindi and Urdu thrown in, especially the dialogue delivery by Om Prakash, Dharmendra, and Amitabh Bachchan. Notable songs are :Sare ga ma, ma sa re ga ma...."; "Ab ke sajan sawan me, aag lagegi badan mein, ghata barshegi, magar tarsegi nazar, mil na sakenghe do mahn ek hi aagan mein..."; "Chupke chupke chal di purvaiya, basuri bajaike raas rachaye daiya re daiya, chupke...". Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

11 April 1975 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Hush Hush See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

INR 991,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Hrishikesh Mukherjee wanted newcomers for the parts played by Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri. But when they heard Hrishikesh was making the film, they insisted they be cast in the film and did not charge any money. Mukherjee kept insisting the roles were too small for them. But Amitabh and Jaya accepted it as a good will measure. See more »

Quotes

Professor Sukumar Sinha: [Angrily] I'll tell everyone the truth.
[Pointing at Pyare Mohan]
Professor Sukumar Sinha: I'll tell them who you are. I'll tell them who I am.
[Pointing at Prashant]
Professor Sukumar Sinha: I'll even tell them who you are.
Prashant Kumar Srivastav: Why me? They know me as Prashant and I am Prashant.
Professor Sukumar Sinha: Ok; Then what's the problem in telling the truth?
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Connections

Remake of Chhadmabeshi (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Chupke Chupke Chal Re Purvaiya
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Music composed by Sachin Dev Burman
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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an excellent comedy for the entire family.
8 December 1999 | by mukubSee all my reviews

This is vintage Hrishikesh Mukherjee for you. His forte is light comedies which can be watched with your entire family right from great-grand-father to great-grand-kid. And this one in particular is very funny. Amitabh and Dharmendra team up together once again after sholay(the biggest indian hit) to deliver another sterling performance as a team well supported by sharmila, jaya and ashok kumar. Film is too slow in first half at times but more than makes up for it in the second. Music is kind of disappointing though. But a good story, good dialogues (a little too incolloquial hindi though) and very good performance by the entire cast makes it a movie worth watching with family.


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