Do Raaste (translation: Two roads) is a 1969 Indian Hindi film directed by Raj Khosla. It stars Rajesh Khanna as the dutiful son and Mumtaz as his love interest. Balraj Sahni and Kamini Kaushal play the eldest son and his wife. Prem Chopra plays the wayward son with Bindu as his wife who creates disputes.
The story was based on the trials and tribulations of a lower-middle-class family. It placed emphasis on respect for elders, the paramount status of the mother, the sanctity of the joint family and the supremacy of relations that are stronger than ties of blood.
The film became a blockbuster at the box office.This film is counted among the 17 consecutive hit films Rajesh Khanna between 1969 and 1971, by adding the two hero films Marayada and Andaz to the 15 consecutive solo hits he gave from 1969 to 1971.
Rajesh Khanna ... Satyan Gupta
Mumtaz ... Reena
Balraj Sahni ... Navendu Gupta
Prem Chopra ... Birju Gupta
Kamini Kaushal ... Madhvi Gupta
Veena... Mrs. Gupta (Satyen's mother)
Asit Sen ... Alopee Prasad
Mehmood Jr. ... Raju Gupta
Bindu ... Neela Alopee Prasad
Jayant ... Khan
The music for all the songs were composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal and the lyrics were penned by Anand Bakshi. Three more revival tracks were added to the 1969 soundtrack album reviving old songs with newer music. The tracks are as follows:
Awards and nominations
Best Story - Chandrakant Kakodkar
Nominated–Best Film - Raj Khosla
Nominated–Best Director - Raj Khosla
Nominated–Best Supporting Actress - Bindu
Nominated–Best Music Director - Laxmikant Pyarelal