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Phool Aur Patthar (1966)

Circumstances have made Shaka a career criminal. When plague empties a town of its inhabitants, he takes the opportunity to burgle a house. He finds nothing except Shanti, a widowed ... See full summary »

Director:

O.P. Ralhan

Writers:

Akhtar-Ul-Iman (idea), O.P. Ralhan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Meena Kumari ... Shanti Devi
Dharmendra ... Shakti Singh / Shaaka
Shashikala ... Rita
Lalita Pawar ... Mrs. Jeevan Ram
Sunder Sunder ... Dr. Alopinath - Vaidraj
Jeevan ... Jeevan Ram
Ram Mohan ... Kalicharan (as Rammohan)
Manmohan Krishna ... Police Inspector
Madan Puri ... John - Boss (as Madanpuri)
Tun Tun ... Mrs. Alopinath (Guddki) (as Tuntun)
Leela Chitnis ... Blind Beggar
Iftekhar ... Babu (as Iftikhar)
D.K. Sapru ... Judge (as Sapru)
Brahm Bhardwaj Brahm Bhardwaj ... Public Prosecutor (as Brahm Bharadwaj)
Shyam Kumar Shyam Kumar ... (as Shyamkumar)
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Circumstances have made Shaka a career criminal. When plague empties a town of its inhabitants, he takes the opportunity to burgle a house. He finds nothing except Shanti, a widowed daughter-in-law who has been left to die by her cruel relatives. Shaka nurses her back to health. When her relatives return they are not pleased to find her alive and even less pleased to discover that someone has tried to rob them. Shanti gets the blame and a beating. Shaka saves her from worse, at the hands of brother-in-law, and the pair flee. They set up home in Shaka's house, much to the displeasure of the respectable neighbours who are all too ready to think the worst. Shanti's relatives are dismayed when a lawyer arrives to announce that Shanti has been left a legacy. They hatch a plot to get her back. Meanwhile, Shaka's rehabilitation is proceeding - much to the chagrin of his former criminal associates. Fire and redemption for some, death and handcuffs for others is what fate has in store. Written by van Goethem

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

14 August 1966 (India) See more »

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

the movie where he takes off his shirt to cover the ailing Meena Kumari was one of the highlights of the movie. See more »

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Remade as Nindu Manasulu (1967) See more »

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Sheeshe Se Pee
Lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni
Music by Ravi
Sung by Asha Bhosle
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Golden jublieeeeee hit
19 August 2018 | by humayunrindSee all my reviews

Meena Kumari and Dharmendra were dating that's true and the movie was a huge success around the world. The first choice was Sunil Dutt I don't know why he wasn't signed this became a major jubilee hit and Shashikala was stylish in the movie and it changed the mindset of Hindus and awesome acting


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