Devata (1978 film)

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Directed by S. Ramanathan
Produced by N.N. Sippy
Written by Gulzar
Story: Vietnam Veedu Sundaram
Starring Sanjeev Kumar
Shabana Azmi
Benjamin Gilani
Music by Rahul Dev Burman
Cinematography Nando Bhattacharya
Edited by Waman Bhonsle
Guru Dutt Shirali
Distributed by Prithiva Pictures
Country India
Language Hindi

Devata is a 1978 Hindi film, directed by S. Ramanathan. It stars Sanjeev Kumar and Shabana Azmi. This movie was remake of the Tamil film Gnana Oli, with Sivaji Ganesan in the lead.


Tony, a village orphan marries his sweetheart, but loses her in childbirth. He showers all his love and devotion on his child Mary. Mary falls in love with a playboy and when he refuses to marry her, Tony goes to meet him but finds him dead. Subsequently, Tony is arrested and sentenced for life but he flees from custody. Years later, when Tony returns as Tarun Kumar Gupta, Mary is delighted and relieved. Unfortunately for Tony, he must now decide whether to run away again or face arrest and imprisonment.



The music of the film is composed by Rahul Dev Burman, with lyrics by Gulzar.

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Chand Churake Laya Hoon" Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
2 "Gulmohar Gar Tumhara Naam Hota" Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
3 "Main To Kale Badarva Se Haari" Lata Mangeshkar
4 "Jab Ek Qaza Se Guzro To" Mohammed Rafi

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