Release dateMay 11, 1979 (1979-05-11) (India) SongsAaja Re O Mere Dilbar Aa Ja CastPoonam Dhillon, Farooq Sheikh, Madan Puri, Iftekhar
Noorie is a 1979 Indian Hindi romance film produced by Yash Chopra, and directed by Manmohan Krishna, who was a noted character actor of the 1950s and 1960s, this was his only film. The film stars Farooq Shaikh, Poonam Dhillon, Madan Puri, Iftekhar . The films music is by Khayyam and the lyrics by Jan Nisar Akhtar. The film was a Super-Hit and the 7th highest grossing film at the Indian Box Office in the year.
Noorie (Poonam Dhillon) lives in the Bhaderwah valleys with her father, Ghulam Nabi (Iftekhar) and her dog Khairoo, she has a boyfriend Yusuf (Farooq Shaikh), they decide to get married, the date is decided and preparations begin. But fate had something else in store. As another villager Bashir Khan (Bharat Kapoor) takes a liking to Noorie and approaches Noorie's father for her hand, to which Ghulam Nabi refuses. An angry Bashir Khan then arranges the murder of Gulam Nabi, through his men, using a falling tree. The marriage is suspended, few months later when the marriage preparations are back on, however a few days before the marriage Bashir Khan, who happens to be Yusuf's boss sends him on an errand out of town. While Yusuf is out of town Bashir Khan goes over to Noorie's house and rapes her. Noorie commits suicide and Yusuf gets to know that it all happened because of Bashir, so he runs behind him to kill him followed by Khairoo. They end up into a physical fight and Yusuf gets shot by Bashir. As Bashir runs back, he finds Khairoo there, who finally kills Bashir. Yusuf runs to the place where Noorie's body is and dies there. At the end they both are dug into the ground and unite with each other.
Farooque Shaikh as Yusuf Fakir Mohammed
Poonam Dhillon as Noorie Nabi
Madan Puri as Lala Karamchand
Iftekhar as Ghulam Nabi
Padma Khanna as Courtesan
Gita Siddharth as Karamchand's daughter-in-law
Javed Khan as Faulad Khan
Bharat Kapoor as Basheer Khan
Avtar Gill as Basheer's friend
Manmohan Krishna as Saiji (Storyteller)
The soundtrack have the following tracks, composed by Khayyam, and with lyrics by Jan Nisar Akhtar, Naqsh Lyallpuri and Majrooh Sultanpuri.