Caravan (1971 film)

Caravan (1971 film)

Infobox Film
name = Caravan

image_size =
caption =
director = Nasir Hussain
producer = Tahir Hussain
writer = Sachin Bhowmick
narrator =
starring = Jeetendra
Asha Parekh
Aruna Irani
music = R.D. Burman
cinematography = Munir Khan
editing = Babu Lavande, Gurudutt Shirali
distributor =
released = 1971
runtime =
country = India
language = Hindi
budget =
amg_id =
imdb_id =0066888

"Caravan" is a 1971 movie under Nasir Hussain films banner. Nasir Hussain and Sachin Bhowmick wrote the screenplay. Hussain's brother Tahir Hussain is credited as producer. It starred Jeetendra and 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 Sultanpuri and 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 Jeetendra as 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 Ali in a comic relief role.

The film was a hit at the box office. [ [ BoxOffice ] ]

Awards & Nominations

*Filmfare Best Female Playback Award--Asha Bhosle for the song "Piya Tu Ab To Aaja"

*Filmfare Nomination for Best Music--R.D. Burman

*Filmfare Nomination for Best Supporting Actress--Aruna Irani


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”