|Directed by||Pramod Chakravorthy|
|Produced by||Pramod Chakravorthy|
|Written by||Sachin Bhowmick
|Music by||Sachin Dev Burman|
|Edited by||R.M. Tipnis|
|Distributed by||Pramod Films
Gala Entertainment Corp.
|30 August 1973|
Jugnu (English: firefly) is a 1973 Indian Hindi movie produced and directed by Pramod Chakravorty. The story is about an extremely intelligent crook with a "Golden" heart (Dharmendra) who has the remarkable ability to steal from the most protected setups. The movie also stars Hema Malini, Lalita Pawar, Mehmood, Prem Chopra, Nazir Hussain, Ajit and Pran.The music is by S. D. Burman and the lyrics by Anand Bakshi. . It went on to become a box-office "Superhit" becoming the second highest grossing film of 1973. It had great songs, most notably the Diwali song picturised beautifully on Dharmendra and sung by Kishore Kumar, "Deep Diwali ke Jhute". The song became a runaway hit going on to become an all-time a chart-buster of its time. Another notable feature of the film is the popular dialogue written by Sachin Bhowmick, "Baap ke naam kaa sahara kaamzor log lete hai", Meaning: "Only the weak seek to be known by their father's reputation" which was said on two occasions by Dharmendra and Pran. It went on to become one of the most loved and famous dialogues of all-time in Hindi cinema. Jugnu Remains a cult classic of Hindi cinema and represents one of Dharmendra's finest performances.
Songs from the Film
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