Jawani Diwani

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Jawani Diwani
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Directed byNarender Bedi
Produced byRamesh Behl
Written byInder Raj Anand, Kader Khan (dialogue)
StarringRandhir Kapoor
Jaya Bhaduri
Balraj Sahni
Music byR.D. Burman
Distributed byRose Films Pvt. Ltd
Release date
July 14, 1972

Jawani Diwani (Hindi: जवानी दिवानी; traduction: Crazy youth) is a 1972 Bollywood movie directed by Narender Bedi, and starring Randhir Kapoor, Jaya Bhaduri, Balraj Sahni, Nirupa Roy, as leads. This was also Kader Khan's debut as a dialogue writer.

The film is most remembered for its songs by R.D. Burman, including, "Jaane Jaan Doodta Phir Ruha", "Saamne Yeh Koun Aaya", "Nahi Nahi Abhi Nahi" and "Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani". The film was a musical hit and the eighth highest grossing film at the Indian Box Office.[1]

After being stereotyped in the girl-next-door image after her Bollywood debut film, Guddi (1971),[2] Jaya Bhaduri tried to break out of the mould with a glamorous role in the film.[3]

The movie was remade in Kannada in 1991 as Aralida Hoovugalu.


Madhu (Nirupa Roy) falls in love with Ravi Anand (Balraj Sahni), son of an employee in her Thakur brother's (Iftekhar) household. When they get married, the Thakur breaks all ties with them, she moves into Ravi's home, where they live with his younger brother, Vijay (Randhir Kapoor). Subsequently, Vijay meets a girl, Neeta (Jaya Bhaduri), at school, with the usual problems with parents. She turns out to be the Thakur's daughter, who has been promised in marriage to Benny Sinha (Narendra Nath).




R. D. Burman composed and produced the music for this movie. The lyrics were written by Anand Bakshi. The song, "Jaane Jaan Dhoondta Phir Raha" made it to #26 on the Binaca Geetmala annual list 1972. The title of the hit film, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) was taken from a hit song from the film[4] while that song was subsequently recreated in the 2019 movie Student of the Year 2, a sequel to Student of the Year, with music composed by Vishal-Shekhar, and sung by Vishal Dadlani and Payal Dev, and Kishore Kumar (only singing the lyric tune of Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani).

Songs Performed By
"Samne Yeh Kaun Aaya" Kishore Kumar
"Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani" Kishore Kumar
"Jaane Jaan Dhoondta Phir Raha" Asha Bhosle & Kishore Kumar
"Agar Saaz Cheda To" Asha Bhosle & Kishore Kumar
"Hai Tauba Mujhe Tune" Asha Bhosle
"Nahi Nahi Abhi Nahin" Asha Bhosle & Kishore Kumar


  1. ^ Box Office India. "Top Earners 1972". boxofficeindia.com. Archived from the original on 15 January 2013.
  2. ^ Banerjee, p. 93
  3. ^ Gulzar, p. 457
  4. ^ "Ranbir, Deepika come together again!". Indian Express. 21 September 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2013.


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