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Two Strangers (1976)

Do Anjaane (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 26 November 1976 (India)
A man (Amitabh Bachchan) is found wounded on railway tracks and when he awakens he has no memory of who he is and doesn't remember anything about his life. Six years later he is living with... See full summary »

Director:

Dulal Guha

Writers:

Shafiq Ansari (dialogue) (as Shafeeq Ansari), Nabendu Ghosh (screenplay) (as Navendu Ghosh) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Amit Roy / Naresh Dutt
Rekha ... Rekha Roy / Sunita Devi
Prem Chopra ... Ronjit Malik (Ronjho)
Pradeep Kumar ... Somesh Dutt
Utpal Dutt ... Mr. Sanyal
Lalita Pawar ... Amit's Neighbour
Jagdish Raj ... Doctor
Urmila Bhatt ... Mrs. Shivani Somesh Dutt
Kanu Roy Kanu Roy
Anup Kumar Anup Kumar ... Amit's co-worker
Brahmachari ... Amit's Friend (as Brahmchari)
Prakash Thapa Prakash Thapa ... (as Prakash Thappa)
Brahm Bhardwaj
Manik Dutt Manik Dutt
Chandi Chandi
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A man (Amitabh Bachchan) is found wounded on railway tracks and when he awakens he has no memory of who he is and doesn't remember anything about his life. Six years later he is living with a wealthy couple and is now named Naresh Dutt. One day he begins to regain his memory when he watches a film and realizes that the actress in the film is related to him somehow. It is then that he discovers the actress in the film is none other than his wife Rekha Roy (Rekha). He finds out that she is now a very successful film actress changing her name to Sunita Devi and her manager is none other than Ranjeet Malik (Prem Chopra) who used to be his best friend. In flashbacks he remembers that his real name is Amit Roy and Ranjit was the one who attempted to kill him six years earlier by throwing him off the train he was traveling on with Rekha. Amit also discovers that his young son who is now 10 years old has been sent to a boarding school and sets out a plan to regain custody of his son. First ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Drama

Certificate:

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People who grew up in the 70's always debated about the ending of Do Anjaane. Dulal Guha had shot 2 separate endings. The producer and distributor wanted a happy ending. The original sad ending was shown at the premiere. By the time the second premiere show was held on December 3, 1976 , Dulal Guha was in Tirupati. After that he was going to fly to Madras to discuss Dil Ka Heera with the producer. Gulshan Rai, the distributor of Bombay, against the wishes of Dulal Guha, had used the happy ending. The original ending as per the story, where the couple separate at Bagdora airport. The screenplay by Nabendu Ghosh had Rekha leaving the airport in her car, with the refrain "koi mere saath chale na chale " being played in the back ground. That had to be changed for commercial reasons and be more viable. Do Anjaane was a film for the multiplexes. Not for the front benchers. But due to Amitabh ever increasing popularity Gulshan Rai felt the audience would not accept losing his wife and not winning her back. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Sanyal: [reading a business card] Naresh Dutt? Are you Bengali?
Amit Roy: No. Perhaps you don't know that there are Punjabis who are also named Dutt.
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Connections

Remade as Aaseya Bale (1987) See more »

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Remake or Copied Version Of Dastan 1972
20 September 2020 | by hasan-abbas08See all my reviews

This movie is a remake or inspired from B R Chopra's 1972 movie Dastan, starring Dilip Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Bindu and Prem Chopra. Do Anjaane is a good effort but i will go with the original one (Dastan).


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

26 November 1976 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Navjeevan Productions See more »
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