Jalte Badan

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Jalte Badan
Directed by Ramanand Sagar
Written by Ramanand Sagar
Starring Kiran Kumar
Padma Khanna
Music by Laxmikant–Pyarelal
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Jalte Badan is a 1973 Hindi-language drama film about the perils of drug addiction.



Kiran (Kiran Kumar) is a young man who goes to Bombay to study. While his university is caught up in a student strike, Kiran descends into drug use, encouraged by an evil mobster and the peer pressure of his fellow students. Kiran's only hope is that a kindly cabaret dancer Malti (Padma Khanna) will take pity on him and call for his snake charmer girlfriend Ganga (Kumkum) to rescue him with her true love.



Music for the film was by Laxmikant–Pyarelal and lyrics were written by Maya Govind.

"Hum Woh Hain Jo Apna Ghar Jalake" Lata Mangeshkar
"Gaon Gaon Ghumi, Shahar Shahar Chhana" Lata Mangeshkar
"Vaada Bhool Na Jaana, O Jaanewale" Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi
"Aag Se Aag Bujha Le, Gham Na Kar" Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle

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