Super Star Rajesh Khanna

Super Star Rajesh Khanna

Friday, March 21, 2008

Aavishkar - 1974


Star Cast :

  • Super Star Rajesh Khanna...... Amar
  • Sharmila Tagore...... Mansi
  • Mina Johar
  • Satyen Kappu...... Taxi-driver
  • Devendra Khandelwal
  • Dina Gandhi.
  • Mahesh Sharma.

Other Film Crew's :

  • Directed by Basu Bhattacharya
  • Produced  by Basu Bhattacharya and Gyandev Agnihotri
  • Written by Basu Bhattacharya
  • Cinematography by Nando Bhattacharya
  • Screenplay : Basu Bhattacharya
  • Sound : Kaushik and Robin Chatterjee
  • Distributed by Aarohi Film Maker
  • Edited by S. Chakravarty
  • Date of release : 26 September 1974
  • Colour : Colour
  • Language : Hindi
  • Country : India

Introduction :

Avishkaar is a 1974 Hindi movie. Produced and directed by Basu Bhattacharya the film stars Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore. The movie was critically acclaimed with critics giving it five out of five stars and was super hit film. 

Summary :

Amar (Rajesh Khanna) works in an Ad Agency, One night when he is alone in his office, Rita one of the staff walks in and invites him to join her for a movie. Back home, Mansi (Sharmila Tagore) is at home with her Child and Margarette, the maid. Sunil, Amar’s childhood friend comes home with flowers and wishes her. It’s Amar’s and Mansi’s wedding anniversary and they don’t remember it themselves.

They think of their carefree days when they were madly in love with each other, when nothing seemed impossible. They start off with an ideal marriage; their small world is brimming with love and is perfect. A whole year and they are still happy with each other. On their second anniversary they decide it’s time to extend their family and plan to have a child.

Amar starts finding fault in everything that Mansi does even suspecting that there’s something going on between Mansi and Sunil. Mansi also knows about Rita. Amar wishes Mansi was as understanding as Rita. But though there are problems they sort them out.

Mansi gets up the following morning when the milkman comes. And when she goes out she sees the flowers that Amar had left outside the previous night. Amar comes from behind and sees her pick them up, he hugs her and they walk in together.

Music Sound Track :

  • Music Director : Kanu Roy
  • Lyrics by Kapil Kumar
  • Singers : Jagjit Singh, Manna Dey, Asha Bhosle and Chitra Singh

Song Title
"Hansne Ki Chah Ne Kitna Mujhe"
By Manna Dey
"Babul Mora Naihar Chhooto Hi Jaaye"
By Jagjit Singh and Chitra Singh
"Naina Hain Pyase Mere"
By Asha Bhosle

Awards :
  • Filmfare Best Actor Award for Rajesh Khanna.
Critical Reception :

Avishkaar is featured in Avijit Ghosh's book, 40 Retakes: Bollywood Classics You May Have Missed

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