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Rajkumar (1964 film)

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Director  K. Sankar
Running time  2h 58m
Language  Hindi
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical, Drama, Comedy
Release date  October 20, 1964 (India)
Country  India
Release date  1964
Writer  Sudarshan Babbar (dialogue director), Manmohan Desai (story), A.L. Narayanan (additional story), Ramanand Sagar (dialogue), Ramanand Sagar (screenplay)
Music director  Jaikishan Dayabhai Panchal, Shankarsingh Raghuwanshi
Screenplay  Ramanand Sagar, Sudarshan Babbar
Cast  Shammi Kapoor (Prince Bhanu Pratap), Sadhana Shivdasani (Princess Sangeeta), Pran (Narpat Singh), Om Prakash (Bimasal), Rajendra Nath (Jagat Ram)
Similar movies  Zindagi Ek Juaa (1992)

Rajkumar is a 1964 Hindi film directed by K. Shankar. The film stars Shammi Kapoor, Sadhana Shivdasani, Pran, Prithviraj Kapoor, Om Prakash and Rajindernath. The music is by Shankar Jaikishan. The film became a box office hit.


The Maharaja is eager to see his foreign-returned son, Bhanu Pratap, who will eventually take over the reign of the region. When he finally gets to see his son, he is shocked to see that the crown prince is in fact a "clown" prince. He openly shows his disgust and disappointment, and decides to continue to rule. Bhanu Pratap and his friend, Kapil, decide to dress incognito and mingle with the general public and find out if there is anyone conspiring to dethrone the king. What they find out will change their lives, and endanger the lives of their loved ones as well.

The antagonist Pran, who is the brother of prince's stepmother kills the tribal king and incriminate the prince of the murder, compelling his daughter Princess Sangeeta to avenge her father's death. The Maharaja however assures her that the justice will be done next day. The prince escapes the palace with the help of his friend and disguise himself as Bhagat Ram while romancing the unaware princess. Finally the Prince manages to get proof of his innocence to the Maharaja but Pran imprison the king by binding him on his throne far away from public view and ask the princess to avenge her father's death by shooting the prince with bow and arrow and accidentally also reveals that prince was disguised as Bhagatram. The princess though not happy to shoot the love of her life lifts bow to shoot the prince when all the prince's friends, nanny and well wishers attack Pran's goons their by rescuing Maharaja in the process. Prince and Pran had a fight at the end and he handovers Pran to the princess. The princess shoots Pran, the real murderer of her father. Prince & the Princess get married and live happily ever after.


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