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Sanyasi (1975)

Not Rated | | Drama , Family
Renukadevi is widowed and the mother of a son named Ram. Her husband had indulged in all possible vices, and passed away unexpectedly. Her father-in-law, Rai, does not want Ram to repeat ... See full summary »

Director:

Sohanlal Kanwar

Writers:

Dayaram Gupta (dialogue director), Ram Kelkar (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manoj Kumar ... Ram Rai
Hema Malini ... Champa
Prem Nath ... Mangal Singh (as Premnath)
Prem Chopra ... Banwari
Aruna Irani ... Radhika
Pran ... Shanti Baba 'Guruji'
Indrani Mukherjee Indrani Mukherjee ... Devotee
Kamini Kaushal ... Champa's Mother
Sulochana Latkar ... Renuka Devi (as Sulochana)
Chandrashekhar ... Police Inspector Shekhar (as Chandra Sekhar)
Sailesh Kumar Sailesh Kumar ... Ranjeet (as Shailesh Kumar)
Raj Mehra Raj Mehra ... Girdhari
Helen ... 1st Dancer (song "Tu Mera Din Hai")
Jayshree T. Jayshree T. ... 3rd Dancer (song "Tu Mera Din Hai")
Arpana Choudhary Arpana Choudhary ... 2nd Dancer (song "Tu Mera Din Hai") (as Aparna Chowdhary)
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Renukadevi is widowed and the mother of a son named Ram. Her husband had indulged in all possible vices, and passed away unexpectedly. Her father-in-law, Rai, does not want Ram to repeat his father's mistakes, and teaches him all the positive values of the Hindu religion, in particular the contents of the Holy Book "Geeta". As a result, Ram refrains from all known vices, is an expert in yogic exercises, decides to live the life of a celibate, and refuses to marry anyone. When Rai passes away, Renuka asks Ram to fulfill his grandfather's last wishes, one of which was to get married. She even arranges his introduction to Aarti, an attractive young woman. But Ram is convinced that marriage is not for him. Renuka is overjoyed when her estranged brother, Gopinath, and his son, Rakesh, return from abroad. With their help she hopes to get Ram marries with Aarti. Then things get complicated when Rakesh falls in love with Aarti. Ram leaves town to attend to business, and circumstances propel ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

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Filmnagar See more »
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Color
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This is the first film Shanker got after Jaikishan death, major break, a big film and major banner and big filmaker. Their old faithful Sohanlal Kanwar had faith in him and gave him the film. Many thought Shanker cant compose without Jaikishan but Shanker proved them wrong. As it is they were working seperatly before. In the credit tittles the name was the same ' Shanker Jaikishan'. See more »

Soundtracks

Shyam -E- Fursat Ka Dhal Gaya Saaya
Music by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi & Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal
Lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar & Premnath
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