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Adventure, Drama, Family
Moosa Kaleem (dialogue director), Virendra Sinha (dialogue), Virendra Sinha (screenplay), Virendra Sinha (story)
Oonche Himalay Ke Neeche
Mala Sinha (Phoolwa), Manoj Kumar (Dr. Sunil Mehra), Shashikala (Dr. Neeta Verma (as Shashi Kala)), David Abraham (Dayal Singh (as David))
Himalay Ki God Mein Wikipedia
Himalay Ki God Mein (Hindi: हिमालय की गोद में, English: In the Lap of the Himalayas) is a 1965 Indian film directed by Vijay Bhatt starring Manoj Kumar and Mala Sinha in lead roles and Shashikala in supporting role. Along with winning the Filmfare Best Movie Award, the film was also a "Superhit" at the boxoffice and was listed in the top 20 earners of the 1960s. The film was remade in Telugu as Dr. Babu with Sobhan Babu and in Tamil as Pudhiya Boomi with MGR.
Sunil Mehra (played by Manoj Kumar) completes his medical studies and becomes a doctor. He is kidnapped by dacoits in the Himalayas, harassed, and left badly hurt. Phoolwa, a villager (played by Mala Sinha), finds and takes care of him till he becomes fit. He then leaves for his home in the city.
But he goes back to the Himalayas to help poor people who don't have proper facilities and or medical care. Villagers resist his arrival as they don't trust his modern medicines and believe only in local healers. Worried for him, Sunil's family sends his fiancée Neeta (played by Shashikala) to get him back. Sunil in turn asks Neeta, who also is a doctor, to stay there with him. Firm on his decision, he stays. He falls in love with Phoolwa.Manoj Kumar as Dr. Sunil MehraMala Sinha as PhoolwaShashikala as Dr. Neeta VermaJayant as Lakhan SinghKanhaiyalal as Ghoghar BabaDavid Abraham as Dayal SinghD.K. Sapru as D.I.G. Shyam Lal MehraAchala Sachdev as Mrs. Shyam Lal MehraMukri as BudhimaanJeevan Kala as Bindiya
The music for the film is composed by the duo Kalyanji Anandji.
The film was nominated in various categories at the 13th Filmfare Awards but winning only for Best Film.
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