(English: The Eyes
) is a 1968 film produced and directed by Ramanand Sagar
. After the surprise big hit of Farz
as a spy thriller, Mr Sagar came out with a bigger budget film in the same genre, filmed in many international locations. The film stars Mala Sinha
, Lalita Pawar
and Madan Puri
. The music is by Ravi
and the lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
. It was the biggest hit of 1968 in India, attaining 'blockbuster' status.
The film is considered to be a pioneer in Hindi spy films. The film was initially planned to be shot when Dharmendra was just one-film old. But the director Ramanand Sagar
had apprehensions of casting him since he was considered raw and was not yet a star, therefore he roped in a huge star of the period Mala Sinha opposite him for market considerations, however with the success of Phool Aur Paththar
, Ramanand Sagar decided to increase his budget and finalize Dharmendra as the leading man of the film along with the superstar actress of the period Mala Sinha
. The film went on to become the biggest hit of the year and Dharmendra was in the top league. His other movie of the year Shikar
went on to be a golden jubilee hit and he became an actor of reckoning.
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