Purab aur paschim

  • Drama
  • Hindi
  • 1970
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purab aur paschim 1970

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  • Categories - Film
  • Genre - Drama
  • Language - Hindi


  • Director - Manoj Kumar

Cast - Ashok Kumar, Saira Banu, Manoj Kumar, Pran Sikand, Bharti, Nirupa Roy, Barbara Lindley, Shammi


Duration - 2h 22m

Type - Color

Grade - A+


Circa British rule in India, Harnam betrays a freedom fighter, and as a result is rewarded, but the freedom fighter is killed, leaving his wife, and family devastated and destitute. Years later, the freedom fighter's son, Bharat, has grown up and goes to Britain to study. On his arrival in Britain, he is quite shocked to find that the Indian population settled there, shun India and Indians. He takes it upon himself to try and change their way of thinking, meets with Prithi, a Blondie of Indian origin, and both fall in love. Prithi accompanies him to India, and is appalled at the conditions that Bharat and his family in. Will this shock end their relationship?