Hum Hindustani

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Hum Hindustani
Directed by Ram Mukherjee
Produced by S Mukherjee
Starring Sunil Dutt
Asha Parekh
Joy Mukherjee
Music by Usha Khanna
Release date(s) 1960
Country India India
Language Hindi

Hum Hindustani (Translation We, the Indians ) is a 1960 Hindi movie produced by S Mukherjee and directed by Ram Mukherjee. The film stars Sunil Dutt, Joy Mukherjee, Asha Parekh, Jagirdar, Helen, Leela Chitnis, Agha, Prem Chopra and Sanjeev Kumar in his debut. The film is a remake of "Basu Parivar" (1952).

The films music is by Usha Khanna. Although, one source has indicated that the film did "above average" business at the box office,[1] Helen said that because the film "flopped," she wasn't offered character roles after this film and was typecast as a dancer.

The film had hit songs like 'Neeli Neeli ghata', 'Raat blkhri hui', 'Chodo kal ki baatein' by Mukesh and 'Hum jab chale to' by Mohammed Rafi, 'Maajhi meri kismat ki' by Lata. This film is also remembered for having introduced Sanjeev Kumar and Prem Chopra.


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