DirectorKishore Sahu Music directorShankar Jaikishan Duration LanguageHindi
Release date1956 CastSunil Dutt (Pratap), Vyjayanthimala (Anokhi), Mukri, Tun Tun, Begum Para Similar moviesPurnima (1965)
Kismet ka khel sunil dutt vyjayanthimala
Kismet Ka Khel (Fate's Game) is a 1956 Hindi social crime drama film, produced and directed by Kishore Sahu. Made under "Sahu Films Ltd.", the story and screenplay were by Kishore Sahu, with dialogue by Ramesh Gupta. The music was composed by Shankar Jaikishan, while the lyricists were Shailendra and Hasrat Jaipuri. The main actress was Vyjayantimala, while Sunil Dutt played the hero, with his acting being commended in the film. The ensemble cast included Begum Para, Yashodhara Katju, Mukri, Kamaljeet, Jagdeep, Bhudo Advani, Tun Tun and Moni Chatterjee.
On the run from the police for a murder he has not committed, Pratap meets a slum-dwelling girl Anokhi, and her motley group of friends. According to the Thought journal, there was nohing new in the thematic approach to the story.
Pratap (Sunil Dutt) is accused of murdering the wealthy Seth Maganbhai Mehta. As a fugitive on the run, he meets Anokhi (Vyjayantimala) and her assorted group who make their living by any means, begging, stealing, or deceit. At first, Pratap is derisive of Anokhi and her friends. He soon realises the camaraderie they share and their inherent goodness. He slowly wins them over and changes their erring ways. Anokhi and her friends then help Pratap find the real murderer.
Vyjayantimala as Anokhi
Sunil Dutt as Pratap
Umadevi (Tun Tun)
The crew consisted of:
Producer: Kishore Sahu
Director: Kishore Sahu
Production Company: Sahu Films Ltd.
Music: Shankar Jaikishan
Lyricists: Shailendra and Hasrat Jaipuri
DOP: K. H. Kapadia
Editing: Kantilal B. Shukla
Art direction: V. Jadhavrao
Settings: John Miranda
Assistant director: Vijay Sahu, Bir Virdi
Make-up: J. K. Jain
Shankar Jaikishan were the music directors and the lyrics were written by Shailendra and Hasrat Jaipuri. The playback singing was given by Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle and Manna Dey.