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Parichay (1972)

In desperate need of a job, unemployed Ravi (Jeetendra) goes to his maternal uncle (A.K. Hangal) and aunt (Leela Mishra) in their village for a few days. His uncle decides that he can be a ... See full summary »

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Gulzar

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R.K. Mitra (story), Gulzar (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeetendra ... Ravi
Jaya Bhaduri ... Rama
Pran ... Rai Saheb
A.K. Hangal ... Ravi's Uncle
Veena ... Sati Devi
Dev Kishan Dev Kishan
Leela Mishra ... Ravi's Aunt
Keshto Mukherjee ... Teacher (as Keshto Mukherji)
Satish Satish
Master Ravi Master Ravi
Master Kishore Master Kishore
Raju Shrestha ... Sanjay (as Master Raju)
Baby Pinky Baby Pinky
Pushpraj Pushpraj ... (as Pushp Raj)
Kamaldeep ... (as Kamal Deep)
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Storyline

In desperate need of a job, unemployed Ravi (Jeetendra) goes to his maternal uncle (A.K. Hangal) and aunt (Leela Mishra) in their village for a few days. His uncle decides that he can be a suitable teacher for five obstinate and spoiled grand-children of the wealthy Rai Saheb (Pran). Ravi accepts this offer, and goes to work as a tutor with them. He soon realizes that it is not upto him to keep his employment there, but rather to the children themselves, who have never tolerated any tutor beyond a few days. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

18 October 1972 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Ignorância See more »

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Tirupati Pictures See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film opened with Koshish, where Sanjeev was opposite Jaya Bhaduri. Both films were box office hits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Beeti Na Bitai Raina
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar & Bhupendra Singh
Music composed by Rahul Dev Burman
Lyrics by Gulzar (as Sampooran Singh Gulzar)
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The R.D. Burman - Gulzar combo strikes gold...again!
7 April 2005 | by vineet_upendraSee all my reviews

Loosely based on "The Sound of Music" (though Gulzar insists it was inspired by "The Turkish Family"), this movie is a must-see for the performances - especially Jaya Bhaduri and the children. Jeetendra is good too, in his odd wooden way. Pran is good as usual.

Once more, for the umpteenth time, music composer Rahul Dev Burman spins out memorable gems. Listen to "Musafir hoon yaaron", "Beeti na bitaye raina", "Saare ke saare", and "Mitwa", and you feel a sense of loss. How Pancham was underrated in his time, and what more he could achieved, if he was around with us. What beats is me is how all the so-called judges missed awarding R.D. for such out of this world music scores.


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