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Balika Badhu (1976)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 20 August 1976 (India)
In a village circa the British rule in India, lives a young school-going male named Amal, who is shortly to get married to a girl named Rajni. The traditional ritual-filled marriage takes ... See full summary »

Director:

Tarun Majumdar

Writers:

Bimal Kar (story), Shabd Kumar (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sachin ... Amal
Rajni Sharma Rajni Sharma ... Rajni
Asrani ... Sharat
A.K. Hangal ... Masterji
Prema Narayan ... Radhiya
Urmila Bhatt Urmila Bhatt ... Amal's mom
Paintal ... Shambhu
Asit Kumar Sen Asit Kumar Sen ... Udasu (as Asit Sen)
Om Shivpuri ... Amal's dad
Preeti Ganguli ... Nandini
Kajri Kajri ... Chandra - Amar's sister
Master Panna Master Panna
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Adult Amal (voice)
S.N. Banerjee S.N. Banerjee ... Pandit
Birbal ... Imported bangle seller
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Storyline

In a village circa the British rule in India, lives a young school-going male named Amal, who is shortly to get married to a girl named Rajni. The traditional ritual-filled marriage takes place, the young couple are then left alone for a few days, and this is where the two develop their love and friendship. Then Rajni must return to her parents' house, while Amal continues with his studies in school, and at home with Masterji, an elderly teacher. His life is enlivened occasionally when Rajni is permitted to visit. Rajni next visit is scheduled for Durga Pooja, but she does not come, instead she comes at Vijay Dashami, to stay there for a couple nights, before going on a Tirth Yatra with her family, where they are scheduled to visit all the holy places in India namely, Benaras, Gaya, Mathura, Vrindavan, Hardwar, Nasik, Hrishikesh, Dwarka, Rameshwaram, Kamakshya, Puri, and Konarak. But before that could happen their little world is shattered when the gentle Masterji is arrested by the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

20 August 1976 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Young Wife See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Film was remake of Bengali Balika Badhu 1967, starring Moushumi Chatterjee also directed by Tarun Majumdar. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bade Achhe Lagte Hain (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Aao Re Aao Khelein Holi Biraj Mein, Khelein Holi Nandlal
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
Composed by Rahul Dev Burman
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AAA you will fall in love
24 August 2006 | by paribadarSee all my reviews

AAA very great film. I just loved the film and it's a beautiful story of child marriage. In ancient times in India there was a time when child get marry and then when the time comes they live together. This film surely tells the story of that marriage and tells it greatly. The acting by Sachin, Rajni Sharma, Asrani, Kajri are brilliant and Asrani and Kajri had won the supporting film-fare. But I think Rajni did deserve an award but didn't got any. The direction is amazing and the sets are great. Costumes are beautiful and photography is brilliant. Rajni as Chini looks so beautiful that you will fall in love with. Sachin a gochu looks great and you can fall in love with him in this film also. I never knew that he could act so brilliant because I have seen him in other rolls along with stars but think that he is just a extra actor but he is brilliant in this film. The film is worth watching. It's very gullible cute film. Rajni just beautiful and even she is in Sargam of Jaya Prada but there she has grown old but as a teenager she is adorable. I give this 100 / 100 .

Worth watching more than once and I enjoyed even watching 3 times on the DVD . One of best story and best work put together that you can't see. I recommend this films to all even non-Indian because it's telling Indian culture beautiful.

A great love story.


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