- Caravan (1971 film)
name = Caravan
Jeetendra Asha Parekh Aruna Irani
cinematography = Munir Khan
editing = Babu Lavande, Gurudutt Shirali
released = 1971
country = India
language = Hindi
"Caravan" is a 1971 movie under
Nasir Hussainfilms banner. Nasir Hussainand Sachin Bhowmickwrote the screenplay. Hussain's brother Tahir Hussainis credited as producer. It starred Jeetendraand the Nasir Husain fixture- Asha Parekh. It also had Aruna Irani, Helen and Madan Puri. Two more Husain fixtures were involved in the songs: lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuriand music composer R.D. Burman
The story is thriller about a young woman played by Asha Parekh who ends up married to the wrong man (
Ravindra Kapoor). Thinking that he has conspired with his girlfriend (Helen) to murder her, she runs away to find an old friend of her father's in Bangalore who may be able to help. Having no money, the only way she can get there is to join a traveling caravan. The crew of the caravan is the hero Jeetendraas Mohan, Mohan's sidekick Johnny ( Kishan Mehta), and Mohan's younger brother Monto ( Mehmood's real younger brother Mehmood Jr). Along the way, the caravan crosses paths with a group of gypsies that includes Madan Puri, Manorama, Aruna Irani, and another of Mehmood's brothers Anwar Aliin a comic relief role.
The film was a hit at the box office. [ [http://boxofficeindia.com/showProd.php?itemCat=177&catName=MTk3MQ= BoxOffice India.com ] ]
Awards & Nominations
Filmfare Best Female Playback Award-- Asha Bhoslefor the song "Piya Tu Ab To Aaja"
FilmfareNomination for Best Music-- R.D. Burman
FilmfareNomination for Best Supporting Actress-- Aruna Irani
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