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Bus Conductor (1959)

  • Release Date1959
  • GenreDrama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time125 mins
  • Length3791.10 meters
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-28420-MUM
  • Certificate Date13/10/1959
  • Shooting LocationShree Sound Studio, Dadar, Bombay

If one wants to meet more and more people of different thoughts, culture and background, one should travel. Travel is the Book of Knowledge. You meet the living people oin their joys and sorrows- You are literally thrown together amidst people you do not know and you come to know their likes and dislikes, joys and sorrows- practically all phases of life. 

Our hero Deepak (played by Prem) belongs to a well-to-do Zamindar family of - "Life as you please Life"- to know, see and understand the life of its people, he turns a Bus conductor - He meets Asha, (played by Shyama), daughter of business magnet, who travels by Bus because her car failed. He also meets Jagdish (played by Amarnath) who has planned to marry and inherit the daughter nad her millions. He is the mr. Hyde- of Dr. Hekeel and Mr. Hyde stroy. 

He intrigues, plans murder with passionate hate. 

Deepak as a Bus Conductor faces the cavalcade of emotions. His is the unforgetable character, taking people to the destiny- master of the Bus. Quick to know a nobleman from a theif. In fact he beocmes a character himself. Through he sees, he pretends not to have seen- he knows everything  but keeps his mouth shut. He knows and keeps the knowledge in the ledger of his brain, to be used when required. 

Bus Conductor is a diplomat. A man that you have hardly noticed, but a very important figure in everyday life. 

(From the officiaa press booklet)