Saat Hindustani

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Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani.jpg
Directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Produced by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Screenplay by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Story by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
Starring Utpal Dutt
Madhu
Amitabh Bachchan
Jalal Agha
Anwar Ali
Music by J.P. Kaushik
Kaifi Azmi (lyrics)
Cinematography S. Ramachandra
Edited by Mohan Rathod
Release date
  • 7 November 1969 (1969-11-07)
Running time
144 min
Country India
Language Hindi

Saat Hindustani (Hindi: सात हिन्दुस्तानी, Urdu: سات ہندوستانی‎, English: Seven Indians) is a 1969 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 Utpal Dutt, Madhu, A. K. Hangal, Anwar Ali (brother of Indian comedian Mehmood) and Amitabh Bachchan who made his debut with this film.

Overview[edit]

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

Synopsis[edit]

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.

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Awards[edit]

National Film Awards

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