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Director  Raj Khosla
Duration  
Running time  2h 45m
Language  Hindi
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance, Family
Release date  December 5, 1969 (India)
Country  India
Do Raaste movie poster
Release date  5 December 1969
Writer  Chandrakant Kakodkar (novel), G.R. Kamath (screenplay), Akhtar Romani (dialogue)
Songs  Mere Naseeb Mein Aye Dost
Cast  Rajesh Khanna (Satyan Gupta), Mumtaz (Reena), Prem Chopra (Birju Gupta), Bindu (Neela Allopee Prasad), Balraj Sahni (Navendru Gupta)

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.

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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.

Cast

  • 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
  • Soundtrack

    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

    Filmfare Awards
  • 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
  • Nominated–Best Lyricist - Anand Bakshi - "Bindiya Chamkegi"
  • Nominated–Best Female Playback Singer - Lata Mangeshkar - "Bindiya Chamkegi"
  • References

    Do Raaste Wikipedia
    Do Raaste IMDb Do Raaste themoviedb.org


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