Saat Hindustani

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Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani.jpg
Directed byKhwaja Ahmad Abbas
Produced byKhwaja Ahmad Abbas
Written byKhwaja Ahmad Abbas
Screenplay byKhwaja Ahmad Abbas
Story byKhwaja Ahmad Abbas
Utpal Dutt
Amitabh Bachchan
Jalal Agha
Anwar Ali
Music byJ.P. Kaushik
Kaifi Azmi (lyrics)Utpal Dutt
CinematographyS. Ramachandra
Edited byMohan Rathod
Release date
  • 7 November 1969 (1969-11-07)
Running time
144 min

Saat Hindustani (English: Seven Indians) is a 1969 Indian film, written and directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas. The film portrays the heroic story of seven Indians who attempt to liberate Goa from the Portuguese colonial rule. The cast included Madhu, Utpal Dutt, Shehnaz, A. K. Hangal, Anwar Ali (brother of Indian comedian Mehmood) and Amitabh Bachchan who made his debut with this film.


Saat Hindustani portrays the story of seven Indians who attempt to liberate Goa from the Portuguese colonial rule.[1]


A Muslim poet Anwar Ali (Amitabh Bachchan) from Bihar and five other men, all belonging from different religions and parts of India, join their seventh comrade Maria (Shehnaz Vahanvaty), a native of Portuguese-occupied Goa, to raise nationalist sentiments in the state by hoisting Indian flags on Portuguese forts and buildings.



  • Direction - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
  • Story - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
  • Screenplay - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
  • Dialogue - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
  • Production - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
  • Production Secretary - N. M. Trivedi
  • Cinematography - S. Ramachandra
  • Editing - Mohan Rathod
  • Audiography - Minoo Bawa, B. P. Bharucha
      • sp. Back Ground Music Recording Satish J Kaushik
  • Music Direction - J. P. Kaushik
      • asst. Sunil Kaushik
  • Lyrics - Kaifi Azmi
  • Playback Singer - Mahendra Kapoor


National Film Awards


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