Kasauti

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Kasauti
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Directed byAravind Sen
Written bySatish Bhatnagar
Suhrid Kar
Produced byAravind Sen
Starring Amitabh Bachchan
Hema Malini
Pran
CinematographyAloke Das Gupta
Edited byD.N. Pai
Music by Kalyanji-Anandji
Release date
  • 9 August 1974 (1974-08-09)
Country India
LanguageHindi

Kasauti (lit.'Criterion') is a 1974 Bollywood drama film directed by Aravind Sen. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini. [1]

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Synopsis

Sapna (Hema Malini), a slum dweller of Bombay seeks refuge from a drunken outburst of her foster father (Satyendra Kapoor). Heera (Ramesh Deo), a playboy smuggler, has an eye on Sapna and wants to have her for his pleasure.

Amit (Amitabh Bachchan), an educated taxi driver saves Sapna from the clutches of Heera but soon she is accused of attempting. Sapna is sent to prison for six months. Sapna's mother (Sulochana Latkar) in a fit of anger kills Sapna's foster father. Amit promises to marry Sapna on her acquittal but on the eve of their marriage Amit's father (Murad) refuses to accept it. Not wanting to break up Amit's family Sapna quietly walks out of his life and leaves the city.

Amit and his friend Pyarelal (Pran) search for Sapna but do not succeed. In Calcutta, Sapna becomes an instant hit on the stage through Ashok Babu (Vijay Sharma). One day, Ashok proposes to her. Sapna silently leaves him. Finally she is reunited with Amit and both live happily ever after.

Cast

Soundtrack

#TitleSinger(s)Lyricist(s)
1"Ho Jaata Hai Pyar, Pyar Kiya Nahin Jaaye" Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
2"Hum Bolega To Bologe Ki Bolta Hai"Kishore Kumar
3"Rangmanch Yeh Duniya Saari"Lata Mangeshkar
4"Yeh Time Time Ki Baat" Asha Bhosle
5"Saat Mare Aur Satra Ghayal"Asha Bhosle
6"Baby Ho Gayi Hai Jawaan" Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhosle

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References

  1. Lokapally, Vijay (25 December 2014). "Kasauti (1974)". The Hindu. ISSN   0971-751X . Retrieved 28 September 2018.