Super Star Rajesh Khanna

Super Star Rajesh Khanna

Monday, May 25, 2015

Do Raaste - 1969

                                             DO RAASTE

Introduction :

Do Raaste (translation: Two roads) is a 1969 Indian Hindi film directed by Raj Khosla. It stars Rajesh Khanna as the dutiful son and Mumtaz as his love interest. Balraj Sahni and Kamini Kaushal play the eldest son and his wife. Prem Chopra plays the wayward son with Bindu as his wife who creates disputes.

Summary :
The story was based on the trials and tribulations of a lower-middle-class family. It placed emphasis on respect for elders, the paramount status of the mother, the sanctity of the joint family and the supremacy of relations that are stronger than ties of blood.

The film became a blockbuster at the box office.

Star Cast :

  •        Super Star Rajesh Khanna ... Satyen Gupta
  •         Mumtaz ... Reena
  •         Balraj Sahni ... Navendu Gupta
  •         Prem Chopra ... Birju Gupta
  •         Kamini Kaushal ... Madhvi Gupta
  •         Veena... Mrs. Gupta (Satyen's mother)
  •         Asit Sen ... Alopee Prasad
  •         Mehmood Jr. ... Raju Gupta
  •         Bindu ... Neela Alopee Prasad
  •         Jayant ... Khan.

 Other Film Crew's :

  •     Directed  and Produced by Raj Khosla
  •     Music by     Laxmikant Pyarelal
  •     Release date :     5th December 1969
  •     Language   :   Hindi
  •     Country   :   India

Music Sound Track :

S.No.      Title     Singer(s) :

1     "Bindiya Chamkegi"  -  By   Lata Mangeshkar
2     "Yeh Reshmi Zulfen"   - By   Mohammed Rafi
3     "Chup Gaye Sare Nazare " -  By Lata Mangeshkar and  Mohammed Rafi
4     "Khiza Ke Phool Mere Naseeb Mein"   -   By Kishore Kumar
5     "Do Raaste"  - By   Mukesh
6     "Apni Apni Biwi Pe"  -   By Lata Mangeshkar

Awards and nominations :

Filmfare Awards :

        Best Story - Chandrakant Kakodkar
        Nominated–Best Film - Raj Khosla
        Nominated–Best Director - Raj Khosla
        Nominated–Best Supporting Actress - Bindu
        Nominated–Best Music Director - Laxmikant Pyarelal
        Nominated–Best Lyricist - Anand Bakshi - "Bindiya Chamkegi"
        Nominated–Best Female Playback Singer - Lata Mangeshkar - "Bindiya 

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