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Zindagi (1976)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 31 December 1976 (India)
Raghu Shukla lives in a small town in India with his wife, Sarojini; two sons - Naresh and Ramesh, who are married to Sudha and Shobha respectively, and altogether have three children, an ... See full summary »


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Sachin Bhowmick (screenplay), Sagar Sarhadi (dialogue)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mala Sinha ... Sarojini
Sanjeev Kumar ... Raghu Shukla
Vinod Mehra ... Ajay
Moushumi Chatterjee ... Seema R. Shukla (as Moushumi)
Anil Dhawan ... Naresh R. Shukla
Aruna Irani ... Sudha N. Shukla
Rakesh Pandey Rakesh Pandey ... Ramesh R. Shukla
Alka Alka ... Shobha R. Shukla
A.K. Hangal ... Doctor
Deven Verma ... Prabhu (as Deven Varma)
Manmohan Manmohan ... Manjit Verma (as Man Mohan)
Leela Mishra ... Doctor's wife
Yunus Parvez ... Anthony
Brahm Bhardwaj Brahm Bhardwaj ... Sampatlal
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Raghu Shukla lives in a small town in India with his wife, Sarojini; two sons - Naresh and Ramesh, who are married to Sudha and Shobha respectively, and altogether have three children, an unmarried daughter, Seema, who is away studying in a hostel, and a nephew named Prabhu. When the time comes for Raghu to retire, his sons and daughter-in-laws are thrilled as he will get his retirement savings. But all are disappointed when Raghu pays off his debts instead and decides to live as a dependent on his sons. Naresh decides to move out to Bombay, and informs them that he can only take Sarojini with him, while Ramesh says his income can only accommodate Raghu. In this way, Raghu and Sarojini are separated. Sarojini re-locates to Bombay where she will eventually be treated as a maidservant, and live a life confined in the four walls, while Raghu will be dependent for all his needs on Ramesh and Shobha. When Seema comes for a visit, she witnesses her parents' plight and decides to take an ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Baghban is copy of this one....
4 January 2017 | by dictator1945See all my reviews

zindagi is very well made family drama.

Baghban famous movie of Buchanan is copy of this one....

Sanger kumar ,mala sinha played the roles of father and mother of nail dhanwan and others...... AK hangal played the role of friend of Sanger kumar Devon verma is also in supporting role he acted well like all other actors vinod mehra's role as lover of musami chatterer is likable editing is good direction is very fine if you like family dramas then this one is for you those who like baboon must watch it just to compare both of them both are well made movies but budget of baboon was high and this one's budget is low

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