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Purab Aur Pachhim (1970)

Circa British rule in India, Harnam betrays a freedom fighter, and as a result is rewarded, but the freedom fighter is killed, leaving his wife, and family devastated and destitute. Years ... See full summary »

Director:

Manoj Kumar

Writers:

Shashi Goswami (story) (as Smt. Shashi Goswami), Manoj Kumar
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashok Kumar ... Bharat's Guru / Dad
Saira Banu ... Preeti
Manoj Kumar ... Bharat
Pran ... Harnam
Bharti Bharti ... Bharat's sister
Nirupa Roy ... Kaushalya (Harnam's Wife)
Barbara Lindley Barbara Lindley ... Christina
Shammi ... Rita (Preeti's mom)
Leela Mishra ... Wife of man employed in Britain
Kamini Kaushal ... Bharat's mom
Prem Chopra ... Omkar / OK
Madan Puri ... Preeti's dad
Manmohan Manmohan
Asit Kumar Sen Asit Kumar Sen ... Man employed in Britain (as Asit Sen)
Rajendra Nath Rajendra Nath ... Shankar
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Storyline

Circa British rule in India, Harnam betrays a freedom fighter, and as a result is rewarded, but the freedom fighter is killed, leaving his wife, and family devastated and destitute. Years later, the freedom fighter's son, Bharat, has grown up and goes to Britain to study. On his arrival in Britain, he is quite shocked to find that the Indian population settled there, shun India and Indians. He takes it upon himself to try and change their way of thinking, meets with Prithi, a Blondie of Indian origin, and both fall in love. Prithi accompanies him to India, and is appalled at the conditions that Bharat and his family in. Will this shock end their relationship? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

22 June 1979 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

E o Amor Triunfou See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

V.I.P. Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono
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Trivia

The English song played on the boat cruise with Manoj Kumar, Saira Banu, Christina,Prem Chopra etc,remained a mystery for years. For years many people wondered where the song came from and what was the name of it. It was finally released in the dance album Bombay The Hardway Guns Cars and Sitars. It was listed with the title " Ganges A Go-Go". See more »

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Om Jai Jagdish Hare
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Performed by Mahendra Kapoor, Brij Bhushan, Shyama Chittar & Chorus
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