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12 O'Clock (1958)

  • Release Date19/09/1958
  • GenreThriller
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time137 mins
  • Length3791.48 meters
  • Number of Reels14
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU

At exactly 12 noon, Maya is shot with one of the two gunshots fired on Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai. Maya’s sister, Bani, who was at the station to receive her, is charged with the murder. Bani’s boyfriend, Ajay, who is also her solicitor is distraught looking for evidences to support Bani and even after travelling the country with his assistant Moti, he is unable to unravel much evidence. With all his efforts seeming pointless he is about to give up on the case but he receives a breakthrough and the actual details of the murder unfold. What will his investigation reveal? Will we ever find out who really killed Maya?