Chalte Chalte (1976 film)

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Chalte Chalte
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Directed bySunder Dar
Written bySunder Dar
Screenplay bySunder Dar
Story byAnmol Purohit
Produced by Bhisham Kohli
Starring Vishal Anand
Simi Garewal
CinematographyChaman K. Bajoo
Edited byRavi Patnaik
Music by Bappi Lahiri [1]
Amit Khanna (lyrics)
Country India
Language Hindi

Chalte Chalte (Hindi: चलते चलते) is a 1976 Indian Bollywood Thriller film directed by Sunder Dar and produced by Bhisham Kohli. [2] It stars Vishal Anand (Bhisham Kohli's screen name) and Simi Garewal in pivotal roles. The film was noted for its songs by Bappi Lahiri, and title song, "Chalte Chalte" sung by Kishore Kumar was part of the Binaca Geetmala annual list 1976. [3]

Contents

The movie is based on the Hollywood Crime thriller "Play Misty for Me" (1971) starring Clint Eastwood.

Plot

Geeta and a young man are in love and want to marry. Unfortunately the young man tragically dies, leaving behind a devastated and shocked Geeta, who eventually loses her senses and is confined to a mental hospital. Years later, Geeta recovers and is discharged, only to find that the man she thought was dead is still alive, calls himself Ravi, and is in love with a lovely young woman named Asha. Unable to deal with this, Geeta decides to make Ravi her own. When she fails, she is re-confined in the mental hospital. Ravi decides to travel abroad, leaving Asha alone. It is then Geeta escapes, gains entry into the house, and tries to do away with Asha, who she believes is the real cause of why her lover has lost interest in her. Geeta tries to kill Asha but is ultimately killed by falling off the roof. The film ends with Ravi consoling Asha. The background music 'Chalte Chalte' plays.

Cast

Soundtrack

#TitleSinger(s)
1"Chalte Chalte" Kishore Kumar
2"Chalte Chalte (Sad)"Kishore Kumar
3"Dur Dur Tum Rahe" Lata Mangeshkar
4"Jaana Kahan Hai" Bappi Lahiri, Sulakshana Pandit
5"Pyar Mein Kabhi Kabhi" Shailender Singh, Lata Mangeshkar
6"Sapnon Ka Raja"Shailender Singh, Sulakshana Pandit

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