Pyar Kiye Jaa

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Pyar Kiye Jaa
Pyaar kiye jaa.JPG
Poster
Directed by C. V. Sridhar
Starring Shashi Kapoor
Kishore Kumar
Mehmood
Mumtaz
Rajasree
Kalpana
Music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal
Release date
1966
Country India
Language Hindi

Pyar Kiye Jaa (English: Carry on Loving) is a 1966 Hindi language movie directed by C. V. Sridhar starring Kishore Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Mehmood, Om Prakash, Mumtaz, Kalpana and Rajasree. It was a "semi-hit" at the box office.[1] The film is a remake of the Tamil comedy Kadhalikka Neramillai (1964) which was remade into Telugu as Preminchi Choodu in 1965. Actress Rajasree starred in all three versions of the film.[2] Kadhalikka Neramillai was also later remade in Kannada as Preethi Madu Thamashe Nodu.[3] The role played by Nagesh in Tamil version was reprised by Mehmood in the Hindi version and by Dwarakish in the Kannada version.

Cast[edit]


Plot[edit]

Widower Ramlal lives a wealthy lifestyle near Poona, India along with two daughters and a son. His daughter, Malti, is a Science Graduate; Nirmala, a matriculate, and the son, Atma, who wants his dad to finance a Hindi film which he himself will produce under the banner of 'Wah Wah Productions', he even signs up a nubile and sexy Meena Priyadarshini, the daughter of Ramlal's Estate Manager, to play the female lead role. Ramlal would like to get his daughters married to families that are wealthier than him. He hires an Assistant Manager, Ashok Verma, to look after his estate, but fires him when he finds out that he has misbehaved with his daughters. Ashok protests by putting up a tent in Ramlal's front-yard. Then an elderly male comes to visit Ramlal, he identifies himself as Rai Bahadur Ganga Prasad, claims he is very wealthy, and the estranged father of Ashok. Ramlal seizes this opportunity and asks Rai Bahadur to get Ashok to marry one of his daughters. Ashok and his dad reconcile, and Ashok decides to marry Nirmala. Then Ramlal gets another visitor, a wealthy elderly male by the name of Devraj, who used to know Ramlal during his school-days. Ramlal and Devraj talk about old times, and end up fixing up the marriage of Malti with Devraj's son. Ramlal introduces Devraj to Rai Bahadur and starts preparations for both marriages - little knowing that soon he will find out that Devraj's son has gone missing, perhaps refusing to marry someone his dad has chosen for him; Rai Bahadur is not who he claims to be; and that Ashok maybe the son of a poor school-teacher.[4]


Soundtrack[edit]

All the songs[5] were composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal and lyrics were penned by Rajendra Krishan.

# Title Singer(s) Duration
1 "Sunle Pyar Ki Dushman Duniya" Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Asha Bhosle 05:41
2 "O Meri Maina" Manna Dey, Usha Mangeshkar 03:50
3 "Din Jawani Ke Char (Pyar Kiye Ja)" Kishore Kumar 05:01
4 "Phool Ban Jaunga Shart Ye Hai" Mahendra Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar 04:53
5 "Kisne Pukara Mujhe Mai Aa Gayi" Mahendra Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar 04:20
6 "Gore Haatho Par Naa Julm Karo" Mohammed Rafi 05:05
7 "Dil Humne De Diya" Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar 03:25
8 "Kahne Ki Nahi Baat" Mohammed Rafi 04:56

Production[edit]

According to the book Eena meena deeka: the story of Hindi film comedy by Sanjit Narwekar, Pyar Kiye Jaa was a "frame-by-frame" remake of Sridhar's own Kadhalikka Neramillai.[6]

Awards and nominations[edit]

According to film expert Rajesh Subramanian, Mehmood won the Radhakrishan award for best comedian instituted by B R Chopra in honour of yesteryear actor Radhakrishan. Mehmood acknowledged that Om Prakash, who played his father in the film,equally deserved the award and his fabulous reactions made the scenes more entertaining.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Box Office 1966". Boxofficeindia.com. 
  2. ^ Malathi Rangarajan (17 March 2006). "Away from the arc lights". The Hindu. p. Friday Review. 
  3. ^ http://chiloka.com/movie/preethi-maadu-thamashe-nodu-1979
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0176075/plotsummary?ref_=tt_stry_pl
  5. ^ http://www.hindigeetmala.net/movie/pyar_kiye_ja.htm
  6. ^ Sanjit Narwekar (2012) Eena meena deeka: the story of Hindi film comedy. p. 153
  7. ^ 1st Filmfare Awards 1953

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