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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

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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 ... Mr. Kishan
Naina Naina
Laxmi Chhaya ... Masked Dancer
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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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Trivia

"Jaan Pehchaan Ho" had a cover version in the International album You Me Bullets Love by The Bombay Royale. See more »

Goofs

When the Butler writes on the chalkboard in the kitchen, the writing repeatedly changes between shots. See more »

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Soundtracks

Jaan Pehechaan Ho
Lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri
Music by Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi and Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal (as Shanker and Jaikishan)
Sung by Mohammad Rafi
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Unusual musical sequences out of place in routine triller
17 October 2001 | by JRColvinSee all my reviews

Interested in all things related to Ghost World after seeing that great unhyped movie last summer, I recently stumbled across Gumnaam which was available via Indiaweekly.com at a very reasonable price. It arrived yesterday, and I had intended to pop it in the DVD player just to check it out for a minute or two -- instead I was drawn in, and watched the entire 2 1/2 hours straight through.

This colorful movie is basically a routine thriller in which each member of a group of strangers is mysteriously murdered, one after another, until we find out who is ultimately responsible and why. What makes this movie stand out are the very unusual musical numbers, especially the first one entitled "Jaan Pehechaan Ho" which was featured prominently in the opening sequence of Ghost World. I can't recommend this movie overall, but that one particular bizarre Sixties Hindu rock dance number is worthy of praise. Thank you, Ghost World!


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

6 February 1965 (India) See more »

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Мистерия See more »

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Prithvi Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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