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Patita (1953)

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Radha earns a living begging in order to support herself and her crippled and ailing father. They live in a small tenement, under the constant threat of eviction by their landlord for ... See full summary »

Director:

Amiya Chakrabarty

Writers:

Chandrakant (dialogue) (as Chandra Kant), Rajendra Shankar (story and screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dev Anand ... Nirmal Chander
Usha Kiran Usha Kiran ... Radha (as Usha Kiron)
Agha ... Mastram
Shivraj Shivraj ... Manohar (Landlord)
Krishnakant ... Sadhu Ram (Radha's Father)
C.S. Dubey ... Bhiku Chacha (as Chandra Shekhar)
Sonny Abraham Sonny Abraham ... (as Sonny)
Sophie Sophie
Tilottama Tilottama
Ragi Ragi
Tiwari Tiwari ... Orphanage man
B.M. Vyas
Nazima ... (as Baby Chandu)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lalita Pawar ... Mrs. Chander (Nirmal's mom)
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Storyline

Radha earns a living begging in order to support herself and her crippled and ailing father. They live in a small tenement, under the constant threat of eviction by their landlord for unpaid rent for several months. One day, while begging, Radha meets a young man, Nirmal Chander, who would like to see her improve her status by getting employment, he even goes to the extent of assisting her find work in a mill. He subsequently invites her over to meet his mother, and asks her to marry him, to which she agrees. Nirmal also seeks the permission of her dad. When he goes to get her to make arrangements for their marriage, he finds her and her dad gone. His attempts to locate her are in vain. Then after several months he finds her living in a small dilapidated hut with a young man named Mastram and a child - she calls her own - but claims that she is unmarried. Who is the biological father of this child? Where is he located? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

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Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Trivia

The song "Yaad Kiya Dil Ne" was sampled in the song "Rani" by MALFKNTION in the album Hindustani Rascal. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Lootera (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Mujhe Apne Paas Bulaati Hai
Lyrics by Shailendra
Music by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi (as Shankar) and Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal (as Jaikishan)
Sung by Talat Mahmood
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