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Devar film poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Mohan Segal
Written by Tara Shankar Bandopadhyay
Starring Dharmendra
Deven Verma
Sharmila Tagore
Music by Roshan
Distributed by De Luxe Films
Release dates
Country India
Language Hindi

Devar (film) is a 1966 Hindi film directed by Mohan Sehgal. It stars Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Deven Verma and Shashikala. The film is based on a short novel "Naa" by the noted Bengali writer, Tara Shankar Bandopadhyay . It is a remake of 1962 Tamil Movie "Padithaal Mattum Podhuma" Starring Sivaji Ganesan, K. Balaji, K. Savithri and Rajasulochana in the lead. The music is by Roshan and the lyrics by Anand Bakshi.


Shankar & Bhawariya are childhood lovers who have been parted by unfortunate circumstances. Shankar's cousin Suresh (Deven Verma) is an advocate. Matchmaker Ram comes up with marriage proposals for both the cousins. Following family traditions, it is decided that the boys will meet the respective brides by proxy. Suresh falls in love with Madhumati (Bhawariya). He cooks up a wicked plot. He writes two letters to each of the families. Shankar comes to know that Madhumati is Bhawariya, the girl whom he used to love. In a rift between Shankar & Suresh, Suresh dies accidentally for which Shankar is held the culprit. Madumati who is determined to see her husband's murderer hanged, changes her words & saves Shankar.


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