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Gumnaam (1965)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 6 February 1965 (India)
Eight people are trapped on an island when their plane abandons them. They find a large mansion whose butler is expecting them. Then one by one, they die...

Director:

Raja Nawathe

Writers:

Dhruva Chatterjee (screenplay), Charandas Shokh (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Nanda ... Asha
Manoj Kumar ... Anand (as Manoj)
Pran ... Barrister Rakesh
Helen ... Miss Kitty
Mehmood ... The Butler
Dhumal ... Mister Dharamdas
Madan Puri ... Dr. Acharya
Tarun Bose ... Madhusudan Sharma
Manmohan Manmohan ... Mr. Kishan
Naina Naina
Laxmi Chhaya Laxmi Chhaya ... Masked Dancer
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Storyline

At a night club 7 seven people win a lucky draw where the get an holiday package.The plane they are traveling develops a snag and makes emergency landing in the jungle.The plane dumps luggage of all the members including a co pilot and flies back leaving everyone stranded in the jungle.While trying to make way out of the jungle they hear a female singing mysteriously .The members follow the voice and reach a mansion where the butler welcomes them saying he was waiting fro them.He hands over a letter to them which says that they were all part of a crime and one by one will be killed. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 February 1965 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Мистерия See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Prithvi Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Shards also sang in this film. See more »

Goofs

The lighting of the drums in the close-up in the "Jaan Pehechaan Ho" sequence is different from the lighting in the rest of the scene. See more »

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Version of Ten Little Indians (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Peeke Hum Tum Jo
Lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri
Music by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi and Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal (as Shanker and Jaikishan)
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A laugh and a thrill
20 August 2006 | by meissoun2See all my reviews

Gumnaam advertises itself as a horror thriller. Well. It's not. There are about 2 minutes that were really thrilling. Most of the time the movie was not as scary as it would have liked to be. But who cares?! I found it entertaining and I think if you understand all that is said and don't have to rely on subtitles you might even find it more funny, especially every time Mehboob as the butler is on screen. My favorites in this film were Helen and Pran. In many films they get only short roles, it was great to see them on the screen for so long - and even flirting :-) Of course Helen having several song-and-dance scenes is a BIG plus for Gumnaam. And the other songs are good as well. No need to add anything about Jan Paheehan Ho....!

Don't watch this film if you are against smoking and drinking... I've never seen so many people smoking in a film! And even the girls are "corrupted" into drinking alcohol. How shocking! ;-) But hey, if it results in a cool song, that's fine with me!

Gumnaam may not be the best film ever produced ever in Mumbai but it's definitely entertaining and has great music!


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