Director: P.L. Santoshi; Writer: P.L. Santoshi, Sale Mohammed Qureshi, Tony Lazarus; Cinematographer: Surendra Pai; Editor: P.S. Khochikar; Cast: Durga Khote, Kamala Kotnis, Dev Anand, Alka Achrekar, Rehana, Rehman, Ranjit Kumari, Rane, Ram Singh, Gokhale, Ganpatrao, Manajirao Karadkar, Bhagwat, Baby Usha
Duration: 01:47:11; Aspect Ratio: 1.328:1; Hue: 280.071; Saturation: 0.015; Lightness: 0.223; Volume: 0.153; Cuts per Minute: 14.498
A national unity parable choreographed by Guru Dutt
but more significant as Dev Anand
’s debut. The old landlady of a village supports its people during a famine and raises three orphaned children of differing religions. The children, although encouraged to practice their separate religions, are taught to remain united at all times. The villain Chhote Babu, who wants to marry the girl who is engaged to the eldest of the three boys, sows discord and hatred, causing great enmity between the trio until reason prevails and they reunite.