Geet (1970 film)
|Directed by||Ramanand Sagar|
|Music by||Kalyanji Anandji, Anand Bakshi (Lyrics)|
Kamla (Mala Sinha) was a successful stage performer and lives with her widowed father Dindayal (Nasir Hussain) in Delhi. She works under the company owned by Kunver Shamsher Singh (Sujit Kumar) who wants to marry her but couldn't express his feelings. After a heavy schedule she wants to take break and goes to Kulu. There she becomes interested in local cattle herder Sarju (Rajendra Kumar) after listening to his song. They spent time together and Kamla gradually becomes fascinated by him. Before she starts back, Sarju finally proposes her and she gladly accepts. But question arises regarding their different back grounds and at last Kamla agrees to come and stay with him in Kulu. She returns to Delhi to finish her committed shows.
There she informs Kunver about her marriage and retirement which leaves him devastated. He finally expresses his feelings and asks Kamla to reconsider. Kamla tells him that she can't do anything now though she sympathizes him. After some days, Sarju suddenly appears in Delhi along with his sister Janki (Kumkum), asking for work as his sister's engagement was broken. Kamla introduces him to her boss Kunver who was already quite jealous of Sarju. He tries to disapprove Sarju's appearance but approves him after a makeover. Kamla and Sarju's pair performs stage shows and their records sell at great number. They settle Janki's marriage with businessman Ashok and decide to conduct two weddings at same time.
But her boss, filled with jealous arranges an accident to kill Sarju. Sarju survives but can't speak due to head injury. They conduct Janki's marriage and sends her to her husband's house. Kamla takes care of Sarju and wants to marry him once he gets better. Kunver further plans to separate Kamla nad Sarju by killing her father and making Sarju a prime suspect. Seeing Sarju standing with knife in his hands besides her father's dead body, even Kamla believes that he killed her father due to mental instability. She sends him to his sister's house but Sarju leaves Janki's house too. He works as a construction worker where his boss listens to him playing flute and invites him to play in a radio.
Kamla agrees to marry Kunver at last on one condition that he shouldn't hand over Sarju to police on charges of murder. But Kunver plans to remove Sarju from picture, sends goons to kill Sarju. Sarju escaped and succeeds to find his voice again. He brings police to arrest Kunver and Kamla comes to know the truth that Kunver was the real killer of her father. Kamla and Sarju reunite and move to Kulu.
The film was later remade into the Telugu film as Aradhana starring N. T. Rama Rao and Vanisri.Geet was the longest running film in SriLanka's history-for any language film-where it had a run of 604 days at Crown Cinema Colombo.
- Rajendra Kumar as Suraj 'Sarju' Kumar
- Mala Sinha as Kamla 'Kamal'
- Nasir Hussain as Dindayal
- Sujit Kumar as Kunver Shamsher Singh
- Kumkum as 'Jankho'
- Manmohan Krishna as Laxminarayan
- Daisy Irani as Laxminarayan's daughter
- Bhagwan as Dindayal's cook
- Brahm Bhardwaj as Doctor
- Keshto Mukherjee as Keshav
- Paro as Radha
- Chaman Puri as Stage Musician
- Tun Tun as Champavati 'Champa'
|1||"Bansuri Bajai Ke"||Suman Kalyanpur|
|2||"Tere Naina Kyon Bhar Aaye (Male)"||Mahendra Kapoor|
|3||"Jo Dil Mein Basai Thi"||Asha Bhosle|
|4||"Laila Majnu : Opera"||Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle|
|5||"Mere Mitwa Mere Meet Re"||Mohammed Rafi|
|6||"Jiske Sapne Humen Roj Aate Hai"||Mahendra Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar|
|7||"Tere Naina Kyon Bhar Aaye"||Lata Mangeshkar|
|8||"Mere Mitwa Mere Meet Re"||Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar|