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An Evening in Paris (1967)

Not Rated | | Musical, Romance, Thriller
In romantic Paris, two Parisians of Indian origin are in love namely Shyam or Sam and Roopa. Mystery and intrigue surround this romance, as Roopa is abducted and held by criminal mastermind... See full summary »

Director:

Shakti Samanta

Writers:

Sachin Bhowmick (screenplay), Sachin Bhowmick (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shammi Kapoor ... Shyam Kumar (Sam) / Hukum Pasha / Deepak Sen
Sharmila Tagore ... Deepa Malik / Roopa Malik (Suzy)
Sarita Sarita
K.N. Singh ... Jack
Surendra Nath Surendra Nath
David Abraham ... Damodar Dayal (as David)
M.B. Shetty ... Jaggu (as Shetty)
Rajendra Nath ... Sardar Makhan Singh (as Rajendranath)
Pran ... Shekhar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacques Charrier ... (as Jacques Charriere)
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Storyline

In romantic Paris, two Parisians of Indian origin are in love namely Shyam or Sam and Roopa. Mystery and intrigue surround this romance, as Roopa is abducted and held by criminal mastermind Jack and his minions, who will trade her for a hefty ransom. Roopa has a look-alike in the shape and form of Suzy, who is sent in place of Roopa to ensure that the money is received, while the real Roopa is still being held captive. Sam must use all the resources available to in order to set Roopa free, but he will have a difficult time to differentiate between Suzy and Roopa. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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A Journey in Search of Eternal Love


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Also Known As:

Paris Ki Ek Shyam See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Clabbe from Sweden discovered a catchy Bollywood song "An Evening in Paris " and turned it into disco tune. The new song was titled An Evening In Paris (Decadancing).The album was released in 1979. See more »


Soundtracks

Akele Akele Kahan Ja Rahey Ho
Performed by Mohammad Rafi
Lyrics by Shailendra, Hasrat Jaipuri
Composed by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi, Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal
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Lovely to Watch, but Very Little Thrills
19 March 2018 | by GypsiBSee all my reviews

Rich and pretty Deepa (Sharmila Tagore) comes to Paris to get away from failed relationships in India. She meets Sam (Shammi Kapoor), who falls in love with her and tries to win her affection. In the meantime, wicked gambler Shankar and his evil friends are scheming a way to get Deepa's money. What follows is kidnapping, impersonation, and dangerous adventures.

Filmed in four locations outside India, An Evening in Paris is lovely to watch. As for the plot-- the better part of the first hour of the is spent with Deepa in various locations, pretending to ignore Sam who is behind her, singing. All the excitement comes in the last 30 minutes or so, and the climax occurs too quickly. Kapoor is energetic and exuberant in every movement, which is entertaining. Tagore, who shocked the public by wearing a bikini, does a nice job of playing a double role. The music, and there is a lot of it, is catchy with a definite 60's feel to it. Tagore's costumes were exceptionally lovely. Overall, though the acting is great, the movie is somewhat dull up until the "thriller" aspect begins, and there just isn't enough suspense to make it better than okay.


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