Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Prem Bandhan

Prem Bandhan, प्रेम बंधन; translation: bond of love is a 1979 is an Indian Hindi film directed by Ramanand Sagar. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Rekha, Moushumi Chatterjee as the lead actors and is supported by A. K. Hangal, Prema Narayan, Bhagwan, Keshto Mukherjee and Lalita Pawar. The films music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal.This film along-with Amar Deep marked comeback of Rajesh Khanna, as these were his commercially successful films after period of two years.The "Indian" news magazine noted that "Rajesh Khanna makes a sincere attempt to recover his popularity as "superstar" and succeeds.He gives natural touching performance .
The story revolves around adventures of Rajesh Khanna when he loses his memory by meeting in an accident and falls prey to Amnesia and falls in love with a fisher woman and gets married whereas his sophisticated city bred girlfriend keeps waiting for him in city.

Plot summary
Adivasi Mahua lives a poor lifestyle in a fishing village along with her widowed dad. One day the local Poojary comes across a seemingly menacing looking male, feeds him, and asks Mahua's dad to look after him. This male has no memory and they name him Kishan. Shortly thereafter Mahua and Kishan fall in love and get married. After about 2 months Kishan goes to the city and does not return home. A frantic Mahua and her dad go to the Police as well as to the city to search for him albeit in vain and return home. Mahua continues to worry about Kishan and sets out on her own to try and locate him. She meets with a doctor who informs her that he recalls treating a male fitting Kishan's description and gives her his Bombay address. Mahua travels to Bombay and locates Kishan's house. This is where she will find out that Kishan now calls himself Mohan Khanna, who is very wealthy, lives in a mansion but who now refuses to recognize her, and is about to get formally engaged to equally wealthy Meena Mehra.

Rajesh Khanna - Kishan/Mohan Khanna
Rekha - Mahua
Moushami Chatterji - Meena Mehra
Vikram - Dr. Vinod, Chanda's fiance
Braham Bhardawaj - Senior doctor
Janki Dass - Rodrigues, Khanna Enterprises' Accountant
Javed Khan - Eve teaser
Birbal - Bhelpuri vendor
Master Bhagwan
Keshto Mukherjee
Prema Narayan
A. K. Hangal
Lalita Pawar
Om Shivpuri
Chandru Atma

Director - Ramanand Sagar
Producer - B. R. Nanda
Production Company - Gauri Films
Editor - Lachhmandass
Music Director - Laxmikant-Pyarelal
Lyricist - Anand Bakshi
Playback Singers - Asha Bhosle, Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar

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