Dilli Ka Thug

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Dilli Ka Thug
Dilli Ka Thug poster.jpg
Poster
Directed by S.D. Narang
Produced by S.D. Narang
Written by S.D. Narang
Screenplay by Z.Hussain
Starring Kishore Kumar
Nutan
Madan Puri
Iftekhar
Music by Ravi
Edited by Mohan Rathod
Production
company
Famous Cine Lab & Studios Ltd.
Release date
  • 1958 (1958)
Running time
132 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Dilli Ka Thug (The Trickster of Delhi) is a 1958 Hindi-language comedy film. It stars Kishore Kumar, Nutan, Madan Puri and Iftekhar. The music was by Ravi and the lyrics were by S.H. Bihari, Shailendra and Majrooh Sultanpuri. The song "Hum to mohabbat karega" was Sultanpuri's contribution.

Plot[edit]

Kishore (Kumar) gambles and tricks people to make money. On being confronted by his mother, he decides to find a job and lands one in Mumbai, where he continues wooing Asha (Nutan). Kishore's father and his friend were murdered by the notorious Anantram who now wears a mask to hide his true identity, continues manufacturing spurious medicines and also passes as Nutan's uncle. The firm employing Kishore is run by Anantram and his two henchmen Sevakram and Bihari. Anantram goes to murder Kishore in the hospital, but drops his monocle, which makes Iftekhar suspicious. He manages to take Anantram's fingerprints on Sohan Lal's wallet and figures out the truth. What follows is a dramatic air-borne sequence where Anantram is beaten by Kishore and shot by Nutan. Kishore manages to land the airplane after the pilots lose consciousness.

Cast[edit]

  • Kishore Kumar as Kishore
  • Nutan as Asha
  • Madan Puri as assistant of Anantram
  • Amar
  • Iftekhar as Police Inspector
  • Krishnakant as Asha's uncle Anantram, the villain.
  • Nirula
  • Mirajkar
  • Kumar Tripathy

Track listing[edit]

The background score and soundtrack were composed by Ravi, while the lyrics were penned by Majrooh, Shailendra and S. H. Bihari. The song "Cat Mane Billi" was later adapted as the Tamil song "B..o..y…. boy-inna Paiyyan " for Thilakam (1960).[1]

# Title Singer(s) Lyrics
1 "Yeh Raaten Yeh Mausam" Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle Shailendra
2 "Cat Mane Billi" Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle Majrooh Sultanpuri
3 "Hum To Mohabbat Karega" Kishore Kumar Majrooh Sultanpuri
4 "Kisi Ka Dil Lena Ho" Asha Bhosle Majrooh Sultanpuri
5 "O Babu O Laila Mausam Dekho Chala" Geeta Dutt Majrooh Sultanpuri
6 "O Bandariya" Kishore Kumar Shailendra
7 "Seekh Le Babu Pyar Ka Jadoo" Asha Bhosle S. H. Bihari
8 "Yeh Bahar Yeh Sama" Asha Bhosle S. H. Bihari

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guy, Randor (2014-11-01). "Thilakam 1959". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2017-12-02. 

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