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The Runaways (1975)

Rafoo Chakkar (original title)
On the run from murderers, two men disguise themselves as women and join an all girl band.

Director:

Narendra Bedi (as Narinder Bedi)

Writers:

Rajkumar Bedi (dialogue director) (as Raj Bedi), Jayant Dharmadhikari (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rishi Kapoor ... Dev
Neetu Singh ... Ritu
Rajendra Nath ... Salma's Admirer (as Rajinder Nath)
Faryal Faryal ... In Charge of girls' band
Asrani ... Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi
Master Chicoo Master Chicoo ... (as Master Chikkoo)
Paintal ... Salim
Madan Puri ... Prakash
Anwar Hussain ... Ranjit
Sulochana Latkar ... Shanti (as Sulochana)
Mumtaz Begum Mumtaz Begum ... Salim's Mother
M.B. Shetty ... Raka (as Shetty)
Viju Khote ... Prakash's security guard
Shamim Shamim
Surendra Shetty Surendra Shetty ... (as Surender Shetty)
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Storyline

Prakash (Madan Puri) and Ranjit (Anwar Hussain) are criminals engaged in various nefarious activities. One day they are arrested in Ranjit's home, leaving behind Ranjit's wife, Shanti (Sulochana) and child, Dev. Shanti relocates to a friend's (Mumtaz Begum), who also has a child by the name of Salim. Years past, Dev (Rishi Kapoor) and Salim (Paintal) grow up and play a band for weddings and receptions. One day they witness the two hoodlums, Prakash and Ranjit, along with their goon (Viju Khote), killing a man in a graveyard. Dev and Salim flee. But the hoodlums know what they look like and so Dev and Salim change into women's clothing and join a band of girls going to Srinagar. Amongst the girls' is beautiful Reetu (Neetu Singh), who has run away from her cruel aunt (Lalita Kumari), who wanted her to marry 50 year old Prakash in exchange of a suitcase full of money. Dev falls in love with Reetu, but is unable to openly show his affection for her because of his disguise as Devi. Reetu ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

2 January 1975 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Runaways See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Rishi Kapoor and Paintal had to dress up as females for 70 percent of the film.On a day of shoot they both were ready and before the director could call for the shot they decided to use the loo.But were confused weather they should us male of female loo.They felt if they entered the female loo and are caught they will be bashed badly.And taking off all the make up and getting ready again would take another two hours.Finally they decided to use the male loo with their female get up.There was a foreigner in the same loo and kept inquiring about them in the hotel as he was fascinated by them. See more »

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Remake of Fanfaren der Liebe (1951) See more »

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Kisi Pe Dil Agar Aa Jaye
Music by Kalyanji Veerji Shah & Anandji Veerji Shah
Lyrics by Gulshan Bawra
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