Gambler (film)

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Gambler
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Gambler (1971)
Directed by Amarjeet
Produced by Amarjeet Productions
Written by Kaushal Bharti
Starring Dev Anand
Shatrughan Sinha
Zaheeda
Music by Sachin Dev Burman
Gopal Das Neeraj (Lyrics)
Cinematography Faredoon A. Irani
Edited by Babu Sheikh
Release date(s) 1971
Running time 154 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Gambler is a 1971 Bollywood thriller film directed by Amarjeet. The film stars Dev Anand and Shatrughan Sinha.

Plot Synopsis[edit]

Raja (Dev Anand) has been abandoned by his biological mother at a very young age, and grows up with Master (Jeevan), a criminal don and card-sharp, who would like Raja to continue working with him on a commission basis. Raja learns all that could be learned about playing cards, quits work with Master, and starts work on his own. He succeeds considerably, and soon gets rich and wealthy. He falls in love with beautiful Chandra Gangaram (Zaheeda), and would like to marry her. But her father would like her to marry U.K. settled Ram Mehta(Sudhir), before Raja could do or say anything against this alliance, he is charged with the cold-blooded murder of Master. The climax in Raja's life is in the Court Room where he will find out about his past, and about his parents - while he awaits the outcome of the trial.

Storyline[edit]

Raja (Dev Anand) has been abandoned by his biological mother at a very young age, and grows up with Master (Jeevan), a criminal don and card-sharp, who would like Raja to continue working with him on a commission basis.Raja meets Chanda Gangaram (Zaheeda) daughter of a wealthy industrialist and her uncle (Ifthekar)is also the city's police commissioner.Raja takes a liking to her at the very instant though she does not reciprocate, her uncle notices Raja's face to be familiar but ignores the suspicion.

Cast[edit]

Music[edit]

S. D. Burman composed the music for the film and Gopal Das Neeraj penned the lyrics.

  1. "Apne Honthon Ki" (Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar)
  2. "Choodi Nahin Ye Mera Dil" (Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar)
  3. "Dil Aaj Shayar Hai" (Kishore Kumar)
  4. "Mera Man Tera Pyasa" (Mohammed Rafi)

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Dhire dhire bol koi sun na le (Mukesh singer and Lala)