Widowed Radha lives in rural India circa 1960s, along with two sons, Bharat and Puran. While she would like to educate her sons, and ensure that they lead good lives, she cannot do so on her own, and must sacrifice the career of one son so that the second can achieve this goal. For this purpose, Bharat willingly sacrifices his life, toils hard so that Puran can get a decent education, which he does, excels in his studies, and also goes abroad. The family is very pleased, when Puran returns, hoping that he will ensure that they all live happily in India. But the man they know as Puran has been replaced by a cruel, self-serving man who now calls himself Kumar, and whose one goal is to usurp and divide the family property, so that he can continue to live a comfortable life. "Kasme vaade pyar wafa sab, baaten hai, baaton ka kya, koi kisika nahin, yeh jhootey naahtey hai, naahton ka kya..." by Manna Dey, continues to be popular even today, which translated means that "Promises, faith, love...
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Fiji Indian singer Shiu Balak and his Party sang a different version of the song "Mere Desh Ki Dharti". The new version was titled "Mere Sayin Ki Bhakti". It was released on the album Memorable Melodies of Fiji Qawal. The album was recorded in Fiji and released in 1972. See more
Referenced in Tees Maar Khan
Kasmen Wade Pyar Wafa
Sung by Manna Dey
Music composed by Kalyanji-Anandji
Lyrics by Indivar See more