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Director  Raj Khosla
Music director  O. P. Nayyar
Language  Hindi
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Comedy, Mystery
Country  India
Ek Musafir Ek Hasina movie poster
Release date  1962 (1962)
Writer  Miss Q. Hyder (dialogue), Raj Khosla (screenplay), Raj Khosla (story), K.A. Narayan (screenplay)
Songs  Bahut Shukriya Badi Meherbani
Cast  Joy Mukherjee (Lieutenant Ajay Mehra), Sadhana Shivdasani (Asha), Rajendra Nath (Sultaram), Dhumal (Ultaram), Jagdish Raj (Inspector Jagdish)

Ek Musafir Ek Hasina (English: A Traveller and A Beauty) is a 1962 Bollywood film. The film is produced by Sashadhar Mukherjee and directed by Raj Khosla. The film stars the producer's son Joy Mukherjee with Sadhana and Rajendra Nath. The film's music is by O.P. Nayyar.

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The film became a hit at the box office in 1962.

The director Raj Khosla would later cast the heroine Sadhana in three more suspense thrillers: Woh Kaun Thi? (1964), Mera Saaya (1966) and Anita (1967).

Plot

Ajay Mehra (Joy Mukherjee) is on a secret mission to Kashmir to counter Kashmir rebels right after Independence. While on mission he is injured due to a bomb blast. A young girl Asha (Sadhana) from a poor family is forced to flee for her own safety following an attack on her house by Kashmir rebels. She comes across Ajay who is injured. She nurses him back to health over a period of time and they start falling in love with each other. But after the bomb blast, Ajay has lost his memory. Hence they both decide to go to Srinagar to get treatment for him at a hospital. But Ajay gets some clue from his things and decides to go to Bombay to find the truth about himself.

In Bombay while searching some more clues Ajay sees bank robbers fleeing after robbing a bank. He tries to stop them and is hit by their car. In the process he recognises the robbers, to be from Continental Hotel, where he was looking for clues. He is then taken to a hospital where his brother comes to meet him. Due to this accident he starts regaining some parts of his memory. But he has completely forgotten about the last six months.

The robbers decide to kill Ajay as he has recognised them. They send a group member's wife to Ajay's house and there she claims to be his wife. Looking for Ajay, Asha also reaches his home. But Ajay fails to recognise her. Finding it suspicious, Police keep an eye on both women. The robbers try to kill Ajay several times but are unsuccessful as he comes to know about their plans. The police and Ajay draw up a plan to fool the robbers. They fake Ajay's death and, relieved by that, the robbers stop hiding and are then caught by police. In the last fight Ajay again loses consciousness but regains his full memory later on.Ajay and Asha get married in the end.

Cast

  • Joy Mukherjee as Ajay Mehra
  • Sadhana Shivdasani as Asha
  • Rajendra Nath
  • Dhumal
  • Malka
  • Jagdish Raj
  • Sujit Kumar
  • Kamal Kapoor
  • Music

    The music is composed by O P Nayyar on lyrics written by S. H. Bihari, Raja Mehdi Ali Khan and Shewan Rizvi. The song "Aap Yun Hi Agar Humse Milte Rahe" is based on Kedar raga.

    References

    Ek Musafir Ek Hasina Wikipedia
    Ek Musafir Ek Hasina IMDb


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