Jeevan Mrityu

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Jeevan Mrityu
जीवन मृत्यु
Directed by Satyen Bose
Produced by Tarachand Barjatya
Starring Dharmendra
Raakhee
Ajit
Music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal
Distributed by Rajshri Productions
Ultra Distributors
Release date
1970
Country India
Language Hindi

Jeevan Mrityu is a 1970 Hindi crime thriller film produced by Tarachand Barjatya for Rajshri Productions. The film starred Dharmendra, Raakhee, Ajit, Rajindernath and Leela Chitnis. The film was a remake of a Bengali film with the same name starring Uttam Kumar and Supriya Devi in lead roles. The film's music was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal while Anand Bakshi penned the lyrics. The film is considered one of Dharmendra's best works, although it was a relatively low profile movie of his. This film showcased Dharmendra's versatility as an actor. The film went on to become a hit on box office including the song "Jhilmil sitaron ka aangan hoga".[1]

The film was Raakhee's debut in Hindi movies.

Plot Summary[edit]

Ashok Tandon (Dharmendra) is a bank manager, and is in love with Deepa (Raakhee), and both are to be married soon. However, Ashok is arrested for theft from the bank. He asks Deepa to look after his mom (Leela Chitnis), which she agrees to do. He is sentenced to prison for several years. After his release he finds out that his mother has died; Deepa is married and has re-located; and he was framed by his colleagues at the bank. Devastated but still honest, he is befriended by Raja Ranbir Singh, who gives him a job, as well a new identity. Ashok now becomes Bikram Singh, and he must seek out Deepa, and his shrewd and calculating colleagues at the bank to extract vengeance.

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This movie has one of the best songs filmed on Dharmendra, Jhilmil Sitaron ka Aangan hoga.

S. No. Lyrics Singer
1 Jhilmil Sitaron Ka Aangan Hoga Mohammed Rafi & Lata Mangeshkar
2 Zamane mein aji Lata Mangeshkar
3 Jhilmil Sitaron Ka Aangan Hoga Lata Mangeshkar

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