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Masoom (1983)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Musical | 22 October 1983 (India)
A happy family goes through turbulent times because of a big mistake by one of the family members.

Director:

Shekhar Kapur

Writer:

Gulzar (screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Naseeruddin Shah ... D.K. Malhotra (DK)
Shabana Azmi ... Indu D. Malhotra
Jugal Hansraj ... Rahul D. Malhotra
Urmila Matondkar ... Pinky D. Malhotra
Aradhana Srivastav Aradhana Srivastav ... Minni D. Malhotra (as Baby Aradhana)
Saeed Jaffrey ... Suri
Tanuja ... Chanda
Supriya Pathak ... Bhavana
Satish Kaushik
Aziz Qureshi Aziz Qureshi
Pran Talwar Pran Talwar
Ram Gopal Bajaj
Anila Singh Anila Singh
A. Kukereja A. Kukereja
Malaviya Singh Malaviya Singh
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Storyline

D.K. Malhotra lives a comfortable lifestyle with his wife, Indu, and two school-going daughters, Pinky and Minni. He works in the office of an Architect. One day while the family is relaxing, D.K. gets a phone call that results in him bringing home a young school-going boy by the name of Rahul. Indu is shocked to learn that Rahul is D.K.'s son from another woman, Bhavana, who is no more. D.K. does his best to make Rahul comfortable, but fails. Rahul also feels that Indu does not really like him, though Pinky and Minni have taken to him in a big way. Finally, D.K. decides to admit Rahul in a boarding school in far off Nainital. Rahul reluctantly goes along with this new-found uncle/friend. It is when Rahul is asked to put his papers together for school that Rahul finds out that D.K. is his biological father. Watch what happens when Rahul disappears from D.K.'s house, and the impact this has on D.K., Indu, and her two daughters. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Can this boy destroy your family?

Genres:

Drama | Family | Musical

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

22 October 1983 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Innocent See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Krsna Films Unit See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Urmila Matondkar and Jugal Hansraj played lead opposite each other 11 years later in Aa Gale Lag Jaa 1994. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where D.K. is shown at the Old Boys Meet in Nainital, the song being played in the background is "Have A Cigar" from the 1975 Pink Floyd album "Wish You Were Here", but earlier it is revealed that the meet was held in 1973. See more »

Quotes

Rahul: [Rahul has accidentaly smashed his finger with the hammer and has run to Indu for a bandage]
[whimpering]
Rahul: Mummy!
Indu: I AM NOT YOUR MUMMY!
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Connections

Remake of Man, Woman and Child (1983) See more »

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Beautiful,moving film
21 December 2000 | by steve-512See all my reviews

A very sensitive movie very well done by Shekar. Needless to say Naseerudhin and Shabana come out with their best performance. The surprise is the kid jugal. His performance moves you to tears..he brings out the feelings of a lost,orphaned innocent kid beautifully. RDB music was apt and Gulzhars lyrics were exceptional. But i felt that Supriya pathaks character was not projected well. The relationship between Naseer and Supriya lacks depth. Climax scene could have been handled differently


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