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Phool Aur Patthar

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O.P. Ralhan

Initial release

Music director

Action, Drama, Family

Running time
2h 43m


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O. P. Ralhan
Ehsan Rizvi

Featured songs
Sheeshe Se Pee Ya, Layi Hai Hazaron Rang, Zindagi Mein Pyar Karna

(Shakti "Shaaka" Singh), (Shanti Devi), (Rita),
OP Ralhan
(Sadakram), (John)

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Dharmendra and Meena Kumari appear in Phool Aur Patthar and Baharon Ki Manzil

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Phool Aur Patthar (Flower and Rock) is a 1966 Hindi-language Indian film, directed by O. P. Ralhan, and written by Akhtar ul Iman and Ehsan Rizvi. The film made Dharmendra a star in the Hindi film industry. It starred Meena Kumari along with Dharmendra who played a villainous character (or Patthar, literally a Stone) whose inner good being (or Phool, literally a Flower) is drawn out by Meena Kumari. The movie also starred Shashikala, Lalita Pawar, Madan Puri and Iftekhar.


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This was the movie which went on to become a golden jubilee hit catapulting Dharmendra to stardom. The movie was highest grossing for the year 1966. Due to his rugged physique, he was also acknowledged as the He-man of the Indian film Industry. In fact, a scene in the movie where he takes off his shirt to cover the ailing Meena Kumari was one of the highlights of the movie. His performance in the movie ensured him a nomination in the Best Actor category in the Filmfare Awards for that year. However, it was won by Dev Anand for his performance in Guide. He made his presence strongly felt despite the fact that he did not lip sync for any songs in the film. In the 1960s, it was very unusual for the leading man not to sing any songs in a movie.

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The film was also instrumental in making Dharmendra-Meena Kumari a popular couple and they went on to act in more movies like Chandan Ka Palna, Manjhli Didi and Baharon Ki Manzil after this.

Phool Aur Patthar Wikipedia

Before shooting for the film, O. P. Ralhan had wanted Sunil Dutt to don the leading role but it did not work out.

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During shooting, at one point of time, Dharmendra had a show-down with the film's director O. P. Ralhan since he felt that the director had an arrogant attitude and he contemplated quitting the film mid-way. However, sense prevailed and he resumed shooting.

The film was remade in Tamil as Oli Vilakku with M. G. Ramachandran and in Malayalam as Puthiya Velicham with Jayan.


Circumstances have made Shaka a career criminal. When plague empties a town of its inhabitants, he takes the opportunity to burgle a house. He finds nothing except Shanti, a widowed daughter-in-law who has been left to die by her cruel relatives. Shaka nurses her back to health. When her relatives return they are not pleased to find her alive and even less pleased to discover that someone has tried to rob them. Shanti gets the blame and a beating. Shaka saves her from worse, at the hands of brother-in-law, and the pair flee. They set up home in Shaka's house, much to the displeasure of the respectable neighbours who are all too ready to think the worst. Shanti's relatives are dismayed when a lawyer arrives to announce that Shanti has been left a legacy. They hatch a plot to get her back. Meanwhile, Shaka's rehabilitation is proceeding - much to the chagrin of his former criminal associates. Fire and redemption for some, death and handcuffs for others is what fate has in store.


  • Meena Kumari as Shanti Devi
  • Dharmendra as Shakti Singh / Shaaka
  • Shashikala as Rita
  • Lalita Pawar as Mrs. Jeevan Ram
  • Sunder as Dr. Alopinath - Vaidraj
  • Jeevan as Jeevan Ram
  • Ram Mohan as Kalicharan (as Rammohan)
  • Manmohan Krishna as Police Inspector
  • Madan Puri as John - Boss (as Madanpuri)
  • Tun Tun as Mrs. Alopinath (Guddki) (as Tuntun)
  • Leela Chitnis as Blind Beggar
  • Iftekhar as Babu (as Iftikhar)
  • D.K. Sapru as Judge (as Sapru)
  • Brahm Bhardwaj as Public Prosecutor (as Brahm Bharadwaj)
  • Baby Farida as Jumni
  • Master Aziz as Bablu
  • Ram Avtar as Fat Pickpocket
  • Bhairon as Daboo - the dog (as Famous Dog Bhairon)
  • O. P. Ralhan as Sadakram
  • Awards

    Filmfare Awards
  • Best Art Director - Color - Shanti Dass (Won)
  • Best Editor - Vasant Borkar (Won)
  • Best Actor - Dharmendra (Nominated)
  • Best Actress - Meena Kumari (Nominated)
  • Best Supporting Actress - Shashikala (Nominated)
  • References

    Phool Aur Patthar Wikipedia
    Phool Aur Patthar IMDb

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