Release date17 January 1975 Music directorLaxmikant–Pyarelal, Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar, Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma ProducersSatish Bhatia, Inder Kapoor CastShashi Kapoor (Raj), Sharmila Tagore (Poonam), Moushumi Chatterjee, Kader Khan, Kabir Bedi Similar moviesLaxmikant–Pyarelal and others composed the music for Anari and Jyoti Bane Jwala
Anari is a 1975 Bollywood romance film directed by Asit Sen starring Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Moushumi Chatterjee, Kabir Bedi and Kader Khan. The music was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal.
Raj (Shashi Kapoor) and Poonam (Sharmila Tagore) are sweethearts cursed with extreme poverty. Raj must provide for his family, and arrange for his sister's marriage. Poonam fights for pennies to nurse her ailing mother, while her father drinks away his earnings. A job offer takes Raj away into a world of wealth and intrigue, but creates a situation where both parties lose their moral compass.
Shashi Kapoor as Raj
Sharmila Tagore as Poonam
Moushumi Chatterjee as Rashmi
Asit Kumar Sen as Asit Sen
Music composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri. Playback singers include Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Mehmood and Mohammed Rafi.