Feature films. Romance films. Motion pictures, Indic. Film adaptations.
In Hindi with English subtitles.
A story about a tourist guide Raju who falls in love with the dancer wife of an archaeologist. The dancer and her husband break up and Raju becomes the dancer's manager but Raju is charged with theft and goes to prison. When released, he travels to a village where the people mistake him for a holy man. Raju makes use of this mistaken identity but later, to his chagrin, has to fast to bring rain to the drought and famine struck village.
Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Leela Chitnis, Anwar Hussain, Ulhas, Jagirdar, Rashid Khan, Kishore Sahu.
Director of photography, Fali Mistry ; music, S. D. Burman ; editing, Vijay Anand, Babu Sheikh.
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1965. Based on the novel of the same title by R. K. Narayan. Includes chapter index and song menu.