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Purab Aur Pachhim (1970)

Circa British rule in India, Harnam betrays a freedom fighter, and as a result is rewarded, but the freedom fighter is killed, leaving his wife, and family devastated and destitute. Years ... See full summary »

Director:

Manoj Kumar

Writers:

Shashi Goswami (story) (as Smt. Shashi Goswami), Manoj Kumar
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashok Kumar ... Bharat's Guru / Dad
Saira Banu ... Preeti
Manoj Kumar ... Bharat
Pran ... Harnam
Bharti Bharti ... Bharat's sister
Nirupa Roy ... Kaushalya (Harnam's Wife)
Barbara Lindley Barbara Lindley ... Christina
Shammi ... Rita (Preeti's mom)
Leela Mishra ... Wife of man employed in Britain
Kamini Kaushal ... Bharat's mom
Prem Chopra ... Omkar / OK
Madan Puri ... Preeti's dad
Manmohan Manmohan
Asit Kumar Sen ... Man employed in Britain (as Asit Sen)
Rajendra Nath ... Shankar
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Storyline

Circa British rule in India, Harnam betrays a freedom fighter, and as a result is rewarded, but the freedom fighter is killed, leaving his wife, and family devastated and destitute. Years later, the freedom fighter's son, Bharat, has grown up and goes to Britain to study. On his arrival in Britain, he is quite shocked to find that the Indian population settled there, shun India and Indians. He takes it upon himself to try and change their way of thinking, meets with Prithi, a Blondie of Indian origin, and both fall in love. Prithi accompanies him to India, and is appalled at the conditions that Bharat and his family in. Will this shock end their relationship? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

22 June 1979 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

E o Amor Triunfou See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

V.I.P. Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono
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Trivia

Some of the film's background music with dialog's was released in the International dance album Bombay The Hardway: Guns Cars and Sitars. See more »

Crazy Credits

Part of the title 'Purab' (east) appears when the film opens with scenes in India, and the other part 'Aur Pachhim' (and west) appears when scenes in Britain are shown. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Namastey London (2007) See more »

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Raghupati Raghav
Traditional
Performed by Mahendra Kapoor, Manhar & Chorus
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