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Hariyali Aur Rasta (1962)

Shanker and Rita's marriage is finalized by their elders in their childhoods, however, after growing up, Shanker loves Shobna. Shanker is told to marry Rita instead, and he does so. The ... See full summary »

Director:

Vijay Bhatt

Writers:

Dhruva Chatterjee (screenplay) (as Dhruva Chatterji), Dhruva Chatterjee (story) (as Dhruva Chatterji) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manoj Kumar ... Shanker
Mala Sinha ... Shobna / Kamla
Shashikala ... Rita
Manmohan Krishna ... Shivnath
Om Prakash ... Joseph
Surendra Surendra ... (as Surendra Nath)
Krishna Kumari Krishna Kumari ... Mary
Arun Arun ... Actor
Mopet Raja Mopet Raja ... Ramesh (as Moppet Raja)
Baby Farida Baby Farida ... Young Shobhna
Sundeep Sundeep ... (as Sandeep)
Ram Mohan
Chopra Chopra
Samar Roy Samar Roy
Champak Lal Champak Lal ... (as Champaklala)
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Shanker and Rita's marriage is finalized by their elders in their childhoods, however, after growing up, Shanker loves Shobna. Shanker is told to marry Rita instead, and he does so. The marriage is rocky as Rita does not pay attention to her husband and son. Then Shobna re-enters their life. Memorable songs too: "Ilfizaye ishq me hum sari raat jaghe, allah jaane kya hoga aage, oh mollah jaane kya hoga aage..."; "Ye hariyali aur ye raasta, ein rahon par tera mera jivan bar ka vasta..."; "Bol meri taqdeer me kya hai mere humsafar ab to bata jivan ke do pehlu hain, hariyali aur raasta..."; "Kho gaya hai mera pyar, dhundta hoon main mera pyar..."; "Teri yaad dil se bhulane chala hoon, ke khud apni hasti mitane chala hoon..."; "Lakhon tare aasman me ek magar dhundhe na mila, dekke duniya ki diwali dil mera chup chap jala...". Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Musical | Drama | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 January 1962 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Greenery and the Road See more »

Filming Locations:

Darjeeling, West Bengal, India See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

NH Studioz See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Trivia

Manoj Kumar was in awe of Mala Sinha because she was a big star when they were making the film. But she was not very friendly. She would sit and watch all his shots, then correct him afterwards. This would irritate Manoj Kumar and he was hoping she would just leave him alone. One day Mala Sinha's father met Manoj and told him that Mala Sinha was praising him. This made Manoj realize that Mala Sinha was only trying to help him. After that Manoj loosened up and was able to start a friendship with Mala Sinha. See more »

Soundtracks

Parwano Ki Raah Mein
Written by Shailendra
Composed by Shankar Jaikishan
Performed by Asha Bhosle
Courtesy of Saregam
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Good Story, Musical
13 January 2006 | by mohsinleghari3000See all my reviews

The story of the movie is already written in the plot summary. So there is no need to repeat it. The film has a very good plot. Mala Sinha is excellent while Manoj Kumar is above average. From the other actors, Shashikala, I think, is quite successful in performing the role of a careless wife and mother. Manmohan Krishna also impressed me in the role of a trustee and a father. Overall the performance of all the cast was very good.

The music of the film is its main plus point. Each and every song made me lost. Especially, "Yeh Hariyali aur Yeh Rasta" was most wonderful. While "Lakhon Taare Aasmaan Mein" was most absorbing. Shanker-Jaikishan deserves appreciation. The direction is also good but it is not flawless. There are some scenes that were not needed. Especially the humour is not treated well. The climax also did not satisfy me. That is why I have given the movie 8 out of 10.

Overall a treat to watch but if you want to enjoy it, enjoy it with full concentration and peace of mind. Recommended for music lovers, fans of Mala Sinha and if you want some taste of 60's.


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