Kankan De Ohle

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Kankan De Ohle
Directed by Omi Bedi
Produced by Jagdish Gargi
Starring Ravinder Kapoor
Uma Dutt
Mumtaz Begum
Anwar Hussain
Asha Parekh
Music by Sapan Jagmohan
Release date
  • 1971 (1971)
Running time
145 mins. (approx.)
Country India
Language Punjabi

Kankan De Ohle (Punjabi: ਕਣਕਾਂ ਦੇ ਓਹਲੇ) is a 1971 Punjabi film directed by Omi Bedi,[1][2] starring Ravinder Kapoor, Indira, Jeevan, Uma Dutt, Mumtaz Begum and others with the guest appearance of Dharmendra and Asha Parekh.[3][4] Sapan Jagmohan is the music director[5] and the playback singers include Mohammad Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Usha Timothy, Bhupinder and Balbir.


Kankan De Ohle depicts a test of will and honesty of a person, Chaudhary, who takes on an identity of a bandit in order save the marriage of his friend's daughter, and is sent to jail. Taking him to be wrong, the villagers throw out his wife and son, Madan. Madan grows up without knowing his father and becomes the darling of the little village. He determined to free the villagers from an evil money-lender, Ramu Shah, and for this he seeks help from his friend Banta Singh.


Actor/Actress Role
Ravindra Kapoor Madan
Indira Nimmo
Jeevan Ramu Shah
Uma Dutt Chaudhary Kartar Singh (Madan's father)
Mumtaz Begum Madan's mother
Anwar Hussain Bandit Kartar Singh aka Kartara Daku
Dharmendra Banta Singh
Asha Parekh Nikki


  1. ^ "Cinema of Punjab". www.enotes.com. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Kankan De Ohle (1971) on Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ "Kankan de Ohle". www.locatetv.com. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "KANKAN DE OHLE". www.intelindia.com. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Kankan De Ohle (Punjabi)". www.bollydvd.net. Retrieved 26 March 2012.