Paras (film)

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Paras
Directed byC.P Dixit
Produced byN.N Sippy
M.A Madhu
Written byS.M Abbas
StarringSanjeev Kumar
Raakhee
Mehmood
Farida Jalal
Shatrughan Sinha
Music byKalyanji Anandji
CinematographyK.H Kapadia
Edited byWaman Bhosle
Guru Dutt
Release date
1971
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Paras is a 1971 Indian Hindi-language film starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Raakhee, Mehmood, Farida Jalal, Shatrughan Sinha and Madan Puri.

Plot[edit]

Dharam Singh is an honest farmer in rural India, and lives with his sister, Bela, who is now of marriageable age. One day both brother and sister witness a murder, and haul the killer to the nearest police station, where the killer is charged, arrested, and held for court. The killer is none other than the powerful and influential Arjun Singh's brother. When Arjun comes to know about Dharam and Bela being the only witnesses to this murder, he attempts to bribe them, albeit in vain, and his brother is sentenced to be hanged. In order to escape Arjun's wrath, Dharam relocates to the city, to earn a living, and thereby help his sister get married. Arjun sets fire to Dharam's house in the village, abducts Bela, and attempts to rape her, but she escapes, and goes in search of Dharam. After several months, she spots Dharam in the city in the company of a rich woman, Barkha. When she goes up to Dharam, he refuses to recognize her, and has nothing to do with her. All the songs are still immensely popular even now.

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Music[edit]

Music of the film was composed by the duo Kalyanji Anandji and the film's songs were written by three lyricists, namely Indeevar, Qamar Jalalabadi and Verma Malik.

  1. "Man Mera Tujhko Mange, Dur Dur Tu Bhage" - Suman Kalyanpur
  2. "Tere Honthon Ke Do Phul Pyaare Pyaare" - Mukesh, Lata Mangeshkar
  3. "Sajna Ke Samne Main To Rahungi Chup" - Asha Bhosle
  4. "Gali Gali Aur Gaon Gaon Me Pito Aaj Dhindhora" - Kishore Kumar
  5. "O Jugni Kehti Hai Baat Pate Ki, Yaad Rakhna Ye" - Asha Bhosle
  6. "Suno Saathiyon, Sacchai Se Bad Kar Dharm Nhi Koi Duja" - Asha Bhosle, Mahendra Kapoor

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