Gambler (film)

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Not to be confused with The Gambler (1995 film).
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
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 finds Raja's face to be familiar but ignores the suspicion.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music for all the songs were composed by S. D. Burman and the lyrics were penned by Gopal Das Neeraj.

# Title Singer(s) Duration
1 Apne Honthon Ki Bansi Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar 03:54
2 Choodi Nahin Ye Mera Dil Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar 04:27
3 Dil Aaj Shayar Hai Kishore Kumar 03:33
4 Mera Man Tera Pyasa Mohammed Rafi 04:14
5 Kaisa Hai Mere Dil Tu Khiladi Kishore Kumar 03:23

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