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Mili (1975)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Family | 20 June 1975 (India)
A reclusive, depressed man and a bubbly young woman fall in love but then find out that she has cancer.

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Bimal Dutta (screenplay), Bimal Dutta (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jaya Bhaduri ... Mili Khanna
Amitabh Bachchan ... Shekhar Dayal
Usha Kiran Usha Kiran ... Sharda Khanna
Ashok Kumar ... Mr. Khanna
Shubha Khote ... Neighbour
Suresh Chatwal ... Ranjeet Khanna
Asrani ... Drunk (Guest Appearance)
Aruna Irani ... Runa Singh
Rajnath Rajnath
Naina Apte Naina Apte
Aarti Aarti
Shahana Shahana
Chandra Chandra
Arabind Arabind
Nandita Aras Nandita Aras
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Storyline

Shekhar Dayal has moved into a new neighborhood, and is just not pleased with the new surroundings. He resents the noise children make while playing, as he prefers quiet and solitude. His reclusion is shattered when his neighbor, Mili, comes into his life. At first he hates the intrusion, but then grows to be fond, and then ultimately fall in love with her. When the time comes for him to propose to this sunny, cheerful, and positive young lady, he is told that she has only a few more months to live. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

20 June 1975 (India) See more »

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Trivia

The song 'Badi sooni sooni hai' was arranged and recorded by Rahul Dev Burman in his father's absence. See more »

Quotes

Shekhar Dayal: Do you know that while we have only one moon, Jupiter has eleven?
Mili Khanna: God is strange. There are eleven moons in a place where there is no one to see them while we have only one.
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References Haathi Mere Saathi (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Main Ne Kaha Pholoon Se
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar & Chorus
Music composed by Sachin Dev Burman
Lyrics by Yogesh
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Amitabh plays a recluse, morose person
10 March 2007 | by nikhilbhiwandkarSee all my reviews

This is a superb performance by Amitabh and Jaya, no doubt extracted by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Throughout the film, you actually go thru the helplessness, the passim that the protagonist, Shekhar feels. First when he is a hapless morose who finds it difficult to even communicate with the outside world. And then just when he sees rays of hope, when he falls in love with Mili, he is shattered knowing that the one person who has bought love and a cause for him to live, will be leaving him forever. The ending sequence and how Shekhar(Amitabh) then reacts to the fact that Mili would leave him has been portrayed very well.

See this film to appreciate the genius of Mukherjee's story telling ability (the film starts with a flashback). Amitabh's, Jaya's and Ashok Kumars performances are classy. You don't get to see many such movies made today. Mili is already a classic.


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