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Dosti (1964)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Musical | 6 November 1964 (India)
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Friendship of a lonesome studious blind boy with a crippled street singer.

Director:

Satyen Bose

Writers:

Ban Bhatt (story), Govind Moonis (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sudhir Kumar Sudhir Kumar ... Mohan (blind boy)
Sushil Kumar Sushil Kumar ... Ramnath 'Ramu' Gupta
Sanjay Khan ... Ashok
Baby Farida ... Manjula 'Manju'
Leela Mishra ... Mausi
Nana Palsikar ... Sharma
Leela Chitnis ... Mrs. Gupta
Abhi Bhattacharya ... Head Master
Uma Rajoo Uma Rajoo ... Meena
Aziz Aziz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Moolchand ... Ashok's employee
Johnny Whisky Johnny Whisky
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Storyline

Mr. Gupta passes away after an accident while on duty, leaving behind his ailing wife and school-going son, Ramnath. Both await for some compensation, and when they are informed that the company does not accept liability for Gupta's death, his wife falls down the stairs. and passes out. When Ramnath goes to fetch a doctor, he is knocked down and run over by a speeding car, losing the use of his left leg. When he returns from hospital, he finds that his mom has passed away, and his landlord has evicted him. Penniless and hungry, he roams the streets of Bombay and befriends a blind young man, Mohan, and both use their talents - playing and harmonica and singing respectively to earn some money. Mohan is on the look-out for his sister, Meena, who works as a Nurse in one of the hospitals and hopes to be reunited with her. Both friends befriend a ailing young girl, Manjula, and hope to get some money from her so that Ramnath can attend school. But fate has other plans for them, Manjula ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Musical

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Trivia

"Chahunga Main Tujhe Saanjh Savere" had a cover version in the song "Bring It Inna Bottle" by Humter and Peter Ram. See more »

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Referenced in Khiladi (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Chahoonga Main Tujhe
Sung by Mohammad Rafi
Music composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (as Laxmikant Pyarelal)
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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Its a shame Sudhir Kumar and Shushil Kumar did not go beyond this mega block buster movie.
7 January 2011 | by bitsnumber1See all my reviews

Great acting , Great songs , Perfect direction ..A master class of old Indian Cinema The two actors Sudhir Kumar and Shushil Kumar have performed as if they were born to play the role mind blowing music that brought out quite possibly Mohd. Rafi sa'ab's memorable classics like - "Chahoonga Mein Tujhe..." , "Jaane Waalon Zara..." etc Its a shame these 2 talents did not go beyond this mega block buster movie.

I first watched this movie when I was a teenager, and I have never forgotten the intense emotions that I felt. Dosti is my all-time favourite film; I have not seen another that has left me with a deeper impression. The story-line is quite unbelievable What is best about Dosti is the music --- just mesmerizing .


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 November 1964 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Friendship See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,456,155
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Production Co:

Rajshri Productions See more »
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Mono
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