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Mere Humsafar (1970)

  • LanguageHindi

RAJU was a simple village boy and a kind hearted farmer. After the death of his father, the village MAHAJAN confiscates the bullocks on which depended the future of Raju. Raju approaches BANIA for giving him his bullocks, but his request was not heeded. He had to clear further debt of his father and for the purpose he decided to go to the city to earn money. He stealthily enters into a goods truck which was going to the city. In the truck he by a coincidence meets a young beautiful girl, who was also a victim of circumstances and was travelling by the same truck. Due to Raju's simple and pleasant manners, both of them come close to each other during the journey. The driver of the truck comes to know about these two persons and after a struggle with Raju he also becomes their well wisher takes them to the destination uptill where the truck was going and from there manages to put them into a goods train which was bound for BOMBAY. On the way the train stops at a station, Raju gets down to fetch water for the thirsty companion and in the meantime the train leaves the station and both the lovers are separated. The girl TARNA reaches Bombay and eventually meets a talented film director ASHOK who finds in Tarna spark of becoming an artiste, Ashok labours very hard and the result was that Tarna with a new screen name of MEENAKSHI becomes a most popular FILM STAR. One the other hand Raju on reaching Bombay falls in the trap of a GUNDA and continues his search for Tarna. The sister of Gunda falls in love with Raju.

Ashok comes to know about the love between Raju and Tarna and does not like that they should meet fearing that in that case he will lose a great HEROINE for whom he had laboured so hard.

Whether RAJU is successful in finding his lover TARNA? Whether MEENAKSHI the film star stuck to her career or not? Whether KUSUM the sister of MAWALI is successful in getting the hand of RAJU through her beauty and charms? The clue to the above queries is given in MERE HUMSAFAR.

(From the official press booklet)