Super Star Rajesh Khanna

Super Star Rajesh Khanna

Friday, March 21, 2008

Amrit - 1986


Introduction :

Amrit is a 1986 Indian Hindi film starring Rajesh Khanna in the title role playing the character of Amritlal Sharma. The film was directed by Mohan Kumar immediately after directing Avtaar with Khanna in the title role and lyrics written by Anand Bakshi. This movie gave Rajesh Khanna his fourth BJFA Best Actor award in 1987. The film was critically acclaimed and received five stars in Bollywood Guide Collections.

Star Cast :
  •     Super Star Rajesh Khanna as Amrit
  •     Smita Patil as Kamla Srivastav
  •     Aruna Irani as Hasinabanu Ali
  •     Shafi Inamdar as Advocate Sharafat Ali
  •     Satish Shah as Ramcharan Yadav
  •     Sujit Kumar as Doctor
  •     Mukri as Kamru
  •     Zarina Wahab as Savitri Sharma
  •     Rishabh Shukla as Virendra Srivastav
Other Film Crew's :
  • Produced and Directed and Story  by Mohan Kumar
  • Art Director : R.Verman Shetty
  • Music by     Laxmikant Pyarelal
  • Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
  • Cinematography   by  V. K. Murthy
  • Release date :   June 27, 1986
  • Country  :   India
  • Language  :   Hindi
  • Box office   :  ₹9.3 crores

Summary :

Amrit (Rajesh Khanna) stays with his only son and meanwhile Kamla (Smita Patil) a widow stays with her only son at Kamal Niwas. But Kamla is treated as servant in her own house and the only person who loves her in the house is her granddaughter Sunita. Amrit has the habit of taking his grandson to the nearby garden when his grandson is free from studies. Amrit learns about Kamla’s problems due to him meeting her coincidentally quite regularly in the garden. Amrit and Kamla meet up to develop a good relationship. One fine day Kamla gets late to pick up her granddaughter Sunita from the school, as the auto rickshaw she was travelling to reach school, meets with an accident. Amrit, meanwhile goes to pick up his grandson Rahul, comes to know of this and brings Sunita to her house. Amrit sees Kamla being humiliated by her daughter-in-law when he goes to their house to nurse Kamla’s injury. Amrit decides to donate some money to Brahmins on the occasion of his son’s birthday but he does not have money and so asks his son to give him few bucks. amrit and kamla watch tv with sunita and rahul upon this amrit sons get angry and humiliate them, his son throws him out of the house permanently. In the torrential rains, the hurt Amrit meets with the accident. Kamla, then with help of like minded people, admits Amrit in a hospital. The rest of the story is about how Amrit and Kamla decide to separate from their respective selfish children and spend the rest part of life together and how society perceives their togetherness.

इस फिल्म का निर्देशन मोहन कुमार ने किया था और फिल्म के मुख्य कलाकार थे राजेश खन्ना, स्मिता पाटिल, अरुणा ईरानी | फिल्म 1986 में रिलीस हुई थी| इस फिल्म का संगीत लक्ष्मीकांत-प्यारेलाल ने दिया है|
विधवा कमला श्रीवास्तव बंगले में अपने बेटे वीरेंद्र और बहु रेखा और उनकी बेटी सुनीता रहती है| कमला घर सारा काम करती थी| रेखा कमला के साथ भद्र व्यवहार करती है और वीरेंद्र इस सबको अनदेखा करता है|

कमला की ज़िन्दगी में रौशनी सुनीता ही है| कमला के पड़ोस में अमृतलाल शर्मा अपने बेटे मदन, बहु पूनम और पोते राहुल के साथ रहता है| अमृतलाल की बहु पूनम उसके साथ नौकरों की भांति भद्र व्यवहार करती है| अमृतलाल की ज़िन्दगी में आशा की किरण राहुल है| कमला और अमृतलाल पार्क में मिलते हैं|

इस फिल्म की समीक्षा लिखिए 

निर्देशक मोहन कुमार
निर्माता  मोहन कुमार
कहानी मोहन कुमार
संगीत लक्ष्मीकांत-प्यारेलाल
कलाकार राजेश खन्ना, स्मिता पाटिल, अरुणा ईरानी
फिल्म रिलीज़ 1986


Reception :

The film had collections worth gross of 9.3 crores at the box office in 1986 in India. It received five stars in the Bollywood guide Collections.

 Music Sound Track :

Lyrics written by Anand Bakshi 

Music composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal.

S.No.     Song Title     Singer(s)    
  1. "Duniya Mein Kitna Gham Hai"    - By   Mohammad Aziz and Anuradha Paudwal      
  2. "Jeevan Sathi Saath Mein Rahna"  - By     Manhar Udhas and Anuradha Paudwal      
  3. "Sharafat Ali Ko Sharafat Ne Mara"  - By Kavita Krishnamurthy, Mohammad Aziz, Jaspal Singh and Mahendra Kapoor   
  4. "Zindagi Kya Hai Ik Lateefa Hai"   - By    Kishore Kumar and Chorus   


    Full Cast & Crew

    Directed by 

    Mohan Kumar

    Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

    Mohan Kumar ... (screenplay)
    Mohan Kumar ... (story)
    V.K. Sharma ... (dialogue)

    Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

    Rajesh Khanna ...
    Amrit Lal Sharma
    Smita Patil ...
    Kamla Srivastav
    Aruna Irani ...
    Hasinabanu Ali
    Daljit Kaur ...
    Poonam Sharma (as Diljit Kaur)
    Anita Kanwar ...
    Rekha Srivastav
    Baby Guddu ...
    Young Sunita Srivastav
    Shafi Inamdar ...
    Advocate Sharafat Ali
    Satish Shah ...
    Ramcharan Yadav
    Rajesh Puri ...
    Pradeep Saxena ...
    Madan Srivastav
    Master Ashutosh ...
    Young Rahul Sharma
    Rishabh Shukla ...
    Virendra Srivastav
    Birbal ...
    Mahesh Sharma
    Bhupendra Kumar
    Master Amit
    Manmauji ...
    Chajjuram's Cook
    Sujit Kumar ...
    Doctor (Guest Appearance)
    Shashi Puri ...
    Shrikant Srivastav
    Yunus Parvez ...
    Judge (as Yunus Parveez)
    Raja Duggal ...
    (Guest Appearance)
    Mukri ...
    Kamaldeep ...
    (Guest Appearance)
    Zarina Wahab ...
    Savitri Sharma
    Bunty Behl ...
    Rahul Sharma (as Bunty Bahl)
    Pallavi Joshi ...
    Sunita Srivastav
    Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
    Mumtaz Begum ...
    Mausi (uncredited)
    Master Rinku ...
    Young Virendra Srivastav (uncredited)
    Ashutosh Thakur ...
    Master Ashutosh (uncredited)
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    Produced by 

    Mohan Kumar ... producer
    Sudarshan Kumar ... associate producer

    Music by 

    Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar ... (as Laxmikant)
    Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma ... (as Pyarelal)

    Cinematography by 

    K.K. Mahajan

    Film Editing by 

    Pratap Bhatt

    Art Direction by 

    R. Verman Shetty ... (as R. Verman)

    Makeup Department 

    Mustaq M. Mansoor ... assistant makeup artist
    Sumeed Rajpakshe ... assistant makeup artist
    Prakash Vaid ... makeup artist

    Production Management 

    Arun Achrekar ... production manager
    U.S. Rao ... general manager

    Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

    Gautam Kumar ... assistant director
    Ravi Sidhu ... assistant director

    Art Department 

    Anand Kalekar ... associate art director

    Sound Department 

    Manohar Bangera ... associate audiographer (as Manohar K.B.)
    A. Rehman ... audiographer
    M.A. Shaikh ... sound re-recordist
    Umeed Singh ... associate audiographer

    Special Effects by 

    Harrish Bhakhri ... title designer
    Krishan Malik ... special effects


    Akbar Bakshi ... stunt director: thrills

    Camera and Electrical Department 

    Inderjit Bansel ... associate camera operator (as Inderjeet Bansal)
    P. Kishore ... camera associate (as Kishore)
    Manish Sarkar ... associate camera operator
    Alok Upadhyay ... associate camera operator

    Costume and Wardrobe Department 

    Babu Ram ... assistant costumes (as Babu Ramdas)
    Shivram Salvi ... costumes in charge

    Editorial Department 

    E.P. Pillay ... associate editor

    Music Department 

    Mohammed Aziz ... playback singer (as Mohd. Aziz)
    Anand Bakshi ... lyrics
    Robin Chatterjee ... background music recordist / song recordist
    Gorakh ... assistant music
    Mahendra Kapoor ... playback singer
    Kavita Krishnamurthy ... playback singer
    Kishore Kumar ... playback singer
    Anuradha Paudwal ... playback singer
    Shashikant ... assistant music
    A.N. Tagore ... background music recordist / song recordist
    Manhar Udhas ... playback singer

    Transportation Department 

    Badrinath ... transportation
    Misrilal ... transportation
    Amarnath Yadhav ... transportation

    Other crew 

    Ashok ... production assistant
    Lal Bahadur ... office assistant (as Lal Bahadur)
    M. Bashir ... processing in charge
    Anil Dave ... office in charge
    Narendra Goel ... associate director
    Kulbhushan Gupta ... public relations officer
    Saroj Khan ... choreographer
    Mohan Kumar ... presenter
    Raj Kumar ... production assistant
    Surinder Kumar ... production controller
    Abdul Majid ... office assistant
    Emy Monteiro ... office in charge
    Ram Narayan ... office assistant
    Ram Prakash ... script assistant
    Punjabi ... production assistant
    Raju ... production assistant
    Salim ... production assistant
    Sathayander ... production assistant
    Balwant Singh ... production assistant
    Subhash ... production assistant
    Oscar Unger ... choreographer (as Vijay-Oscar)
    Usman ... production assistant
    P.S. Vaidya ... office in charge
    Vijay ... choreographer (as Vijay-Oscar)
    Azad Zohar ... office in charge 
  9. After the death of their spouses; the elderly Amrit Lal Sharma and Kamla Srivastav are abused by their biological children. They get into contact with each other due to their grandchildren friendship; but even this becomes a problem to their children and they are asked to leave their respective homes - together they attempt to create a world of their own with the help of their advocate friend Sharafat Ali and his wife Hasinabanu.
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  10. Widowed Kamla Srivastav lives in a Bungalow named "Kamla Nivas", named after her by her late husband, Shrikant, where she now lives with her grown son, Virendra, his wife, Rekha, and their daughter, Sunita. Kamla's chores include all household work, including cleaning, cooking, washing clothes as well as running errands outdoors. She is shunned, belittled, and berated by Rekha and generally ignored by Virendra, with the only bright spot in her life being Sunita. Then there is widowed Amrit Lal Sharma, who lives in the same neighborhood, also in a Bungalow where he used to live with his late wife, Savitri, who died after being run over by a truck. The Sharma family now consists of Amrit's son, Madan, his wife, Poonam, and their son, Rahul. Amrit is yelled at, belittled, humiliated and treated like a servant by Poonam, while Madan merely remains a spectator, and the only bright spot in Amrit's life is h Rahul. Watch what happens when Amrit and Kamla meet each other in the park and find out how they are being abused by their respective children.

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