Janwar (1965 film)

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Jaanwar
Directed by Bhappi Sonie
Produced by S. Hardip
Screenplay by Sachin Bhowmick
Story by Sachin Bhowmick
Starring Shammi Kapoor
Rajshree
Music by Shankar Jaikishan
Cinematography Taru Dutt
Edited by Vishnu Kumar Singh
Country India
Language Hindi

Janwar (Animal or Wild) is a Bollywood film released on 1 January 1965, starring Shammi Kapoor, Rajendernath, Rajshree and Asit Sen. The movie was produced by Hardeep and directed by Bhappi Sonie. The music is by Shankar Jaikishan are lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri. The movie was a lighthearted romantic musical that further enhanced Shammi Kapoor's stature as the youth icon of the times.

It is notable for a rendition of the song "Dekho ab toh kisi ko nahin hai khabar", set to the tune of the Beatles song "I Wanna Hold Your Hand".

Plot[edit]

Mr. Srivastava lives a very wealthy lifestyle with his wife and two sons, Mahendra and Sunder. He plans to get his sons married to women from equally wealthy backgrounds. Mahendra falls in love with Seema, who is poor and lives with her stepmother. This creates considerable acrimony in the family, and Seema is not accepted as a daughter-in-law. Unable to find a solution, Mahendra takes to alcohol and falls in the bewitching clutches of a beautiful courtesan named Bahaar.

While vacationing in Srinagar, Sunder meets Sapna, who also comes from a poor family, falls in love with her and wants to marry her. She, too, falls in love with him. After the vacation, the two part company. The next time Sapna sees Sunder, he in the company of a pregnant woman and overhears that he is soon to be a father. Did Sunder decide to obey his father's instructions after all? If so, what is to become of Sapna?

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

# Title Singer(s) Lyricist
1 "Ankhon Ankhon Me Kisi Se Baat Hui (Duet)" Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey Shailendra
2 "Dekho Ab To Kisi Ko Nahi Hai Khabar" Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle Shailendra
3 "Mere Sang Ga Gunguna Koi Geet Suhaana, Mere Sang Gaa " Suman Kalyanpur Hasrat Jaipuri
4 "Laal Chhadi Maidan Khadi, Kya Khub Ladi, Kya Khub Ladi" Mohammed Rafi Shailendra
5 "Meri Mohabbat Jawan Rahegi " Mohammed Rafi Shailendra
6 "Tumse Achchha Kaun Hai, Dil Lo Jigar Lo Jaan Lo " Mohammed Rafi Hasrat Jaipuri

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