is a 1966 Indian Hindi film directed by Raj Khosla
. The film was a remake of Marathi film called Pathlag. The film's music is by Madan Mohan
and lyrics by Raja Mehdi Ali Khan
. The film stars Sunil Dutt
. This is director Raj Khosla
's third film with Sadhana
after Ek Musafir Ek Hasina
(1963) and Woh Kaun Thi?
(1964). The film became a "superhit" at the box office.. It won the Filmfare Best Sound Award
for Manohar Amberkar
, the only win for the film.
The film is a courtroom drama, with the elements of a thriller.
Thakur Rakesh Singh (Sunil Dutt
) is a lawyer whose wife Geeta (Sadhana
) dies after a prolonged illness. Rakesh was abroad during most of the illness and returns home just in time to see her die. After her funeral Rakesh still keep thinking of her and gets depressed. Sometimes later he is informed that a criminal named Naina, who recently has been arrested with her gang members, claims that she is Rakesh's wife Geeta. In disbelief, he goes to meet this woman and finds that she indeed resembles his wife. Rakesh doesn't believe her, as he had himself cremated his wife, but Naina is stubborn and the matter goes to court. A courtroom drama ensues.
In the court, Naina tells many facts that Geeta would know. Rakesh rebuts everything saying this was all public knowledge. She then ask him to take off his shirt and tells the court about a birthmark that even Rakesh does not know. It... Read More