6.8/10
184
4 user 2 critic

Sachaa Jhutha (1970)

A penniless musician is unwittingly forced to trade places with a look-alike diamond merchant/thief causing a comedy of errors by everyone involved.

Director:

(as Man Mohan Desai)

Writers:

(story) (as J.M. Desai), (dialogue)
Reviews
2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Aradhana (1969)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Dashing pilot Arun romances Vandana Tripathi, and both in love with each other, become very intimate, and as a result Vandana gets pregnant. Arun and Vandana have a quiet temple wedding ... See full summary »

Director: Shakti Samanta
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar
The Train (1970)
Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Hardworking, capable, honest and dedicated CBI inspector Shyam Kumar is assigned the case of bringing to justice the criminals behind the use of fake cheques to purchase commodities. The ... See full summary »

Director: Ravikant Nagaich
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Nanda, Helen
Amar Prem (1972)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A village woman abandoned by her husband is forced into prostitution in Kolkata and forms nameless yet strong relations with a wealthy patron as well as an abused boy in the neighbourhood.

Director: Shakti Samanta
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar
Roti (1974)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Mangal Singh (Rajesh Khanna) has been a career criminal, whose criminal career began to steal food and to keep from starving, and thence got him in deeper and deeper in the criminal world. ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Nirupa Roy
Safar (1970)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Neela and Avinash are medical students, and are attracted to each other. But Avinash is poor and wants Neela to live a comfortable life. When Neela, who tutors Monto Kappor, meets his elder... See full summary »

Director: Asit Sen
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Feroz Khan
Aap Ki Kasam (1974)
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Rajesh Khanna plays Mumtaz's jealous husband who begins to doubt her fidelity when his best friend Sanjeev Kumar enters their lives. She is unable to convince Rajesh Khanna that she loves ... See full summary »

Director: J. Om Prakash
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Sanjeev Kumar
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Widowed and ailing Savitri Choudhury lives a wealthy lifestyle along with her son, Anil, in a palatial mansion in India. She knows that Anil is only waiting for her to die so that he can ... See full summary »

Director: Mukul Dutt
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Asha Parekh, Vinod Khanna
Ittefaq (1969)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Taking place almost entirely over the course of one stormy night, a woman is terrified when an accused murderer escapes from a mental hospital and seeks refuge in her home.

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Nanda, Sujit Kumar
Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Yusuf lives a wealthy lifestyle with his businessman dad, Safdarjang, who is confined to a wheel-chair. When Yusuf's precocious nephew, Khalid alias Phirangi's tutor, Mrs. Albert complains ... See full summary »

Director: Harnam Singh Rawail
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Leena Chandavarkar, Pradeep Kumar
Ajanabee (1974)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Middle-classed young and dashing Rohit Kumar Saxena falls in love with wealthy and lovely Reshmi, and both decide to get married. Reshmi's dad, the wealthy Diwan Sardarilal is strongly ... See full summary »

Director: Shakti Samanta
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra
Suhaag (1979)
Action | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Vikram has prospered in a life of crime and lives a hedonistic, self-indulgent lifestyle. When Durga, his wife gives birth to twins, he not only repudiates the children but discards his ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha
Drama | Adventure | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A talented artist (Rajesh Khanna) falls in love with a London-returned doctor, but his past creates problems for him. When that part of his past is resolved and he is to marry the girl he ... See full summary »

Director: Ravikant Nagaich
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Tanuja, Sujit Kumar
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bhola / Ranjit Kumar
... Leena / Rita
... Inspector. Pradhan
Faryal ... Ruby
... Belu (as Naaz)
Prayag Raj
... Inspector. Jagdish
... Commisioner of Police
Ratnamala ... Miss Malti Mehra (as Ratanmala)
Praveen Paul ... Bhola's Foster Mother (as Pravin Paul)
Rashid Khan
Kirti Kumar
Santosh Kumar
Jullian
Edit

Storyline

Bhola is a young musision who arrives in Bombay to try to make a living as a music player to get money for his crippled twin sister, Belu, to find a sutor to marry her. Ranjit Kamar is a wealthy businessman who moonlights as a diamond thief and smuggler who is the dead spliting image of Bhola. Bhola and Ranjit paths cross at a costume party Bhola unknowingly crashes in which Ranjit and his mistress Rita persuade the unsuspecting and naive country-bumkin Bhola to impersonate Ranjit for social engagements while the real Ranjit settles for his criminal activities, while a undercover police woman persues Bhola/Ranjit hoping to catch him in his latest thief. Written by Matthew Patay

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 May 1970 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Truth and Falsehood  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Gevacolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The song "Dil Ko Dekho Chehra Na Dekho" is played in a wedding instrumental when the first wedding procession of Rajesh(Mohnesh Behl) is arriving at Pooja's(Renuka Shahane) house. See more »

Connections

Edited into Om Shanti Om (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Touching hero, beautiful leads, heart-warming songs.. so what if it's contrived?
14 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those formulaic film that Hindi cinema is famous for, including not-so-subtle moralistic teachings.

The simple, kind-hearted, charming village man vs the sophisticated, evil crook. Both played by handsome Rajesh Khanna with trademark mannerisms that somehow feel genuine.

With multitude of coincidences, the plot pushes along with the help of beautiful, sweet (though not smart) Mumtaz and melodious songs. Thrown in are the requisite damsel in distress scenes. We are at least spared the song in rain.

I give it 8 out 10 because it works, well, most of the time and the fast-forward is always handy. Also, Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz are very watchable. And I was interested enough to watch it through the end even if there is no mystery whatsoever about how a Hindi movie would end.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.



Recently Viewed