Haseena Maan Jayegi
is a 1968 Hindi movie directed by Prakash Mehra
. The film stars Shashi Kapoor
, Yunus Parvez and Johnny Walker
. The film's music, composed by Kalyanji Anandji
has songs which are quite memorable, with the melodious Lata
duet 'Bekhudi Mein Sanam' being the most popular of them all.
Prakash Mehra made his debut with “Haseena Maan Jayegi” (HMJ) in 1968.
The story by revolves around how Rakesh plans to kill Kamal and take his place while they are facing the Chinese in war. In the ensuing duel, it is Kamal who emerges victorious although he feels the weight of his act on his conscience at having killed Rakesh. Fearing the consequences, he deserts the flanks, and returns home, leaving the authorities to think that actually Rakesh has become a deserter, and Kamal has become a martyr. What follows is a protracted legal battle with a rather predictable ending. In keeping with the trend of the day, the comic element was provided by the antics of Johnny Walker, Ameeta and Yunus Parvez, although, the angle did hardly anything to raise the film's level in any significant way.
Shashi Kapoor essaying a double role – of a straightforward, studious Kamal and his look-alike, the rakish Rakesh, who aspires for the same lady, Babita as Archana, who is to marry Kamal. Kapoor displays panache and élan in both roles, with his dashing and debonair looks, which... Read More