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Meri Surat Teri Aankhen (1963)

  • GenreRomance, Drama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • LengthU-37533-MUM
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-37533-MUM
  • Certificate Date31/01/1963
  • Shooting LocationShree Sound Studios

Seth Rajkumar only adored those things of the world that were materially beautiful.

Beauty was the happiness of Rajkumar and this happiness was his wife, “Kamla” who was his life, love…Rajkumar was dreaming for a beautiful child, a child as such that even roses shy away from, but the universe had other plans....On a stormy night Kamla gave birth to a baby that was dark in colour and was hideous. On seeing the baby, Rajkumar immediately disowned the baby and told her wife that the baby was stillborn. Doctor Mathur, who delivered the baby, was in a fix, and then for the sake of friendship he handed over the baby to a person who was an impersonation of mercy and humanity. He was called “Rehmat Miya” by the people due to his merciful nature. The ugly child who grew up in poverty turned out to be a good musician. The child was so precious to Rehmat Miya that he used to call him “Pyaare”. But the world didn’t show him any love. People only saw his face never tried to glance his mind..Pyaare was sad. His life was filled with tears. On the death of Rehmat Miya he finally found out that his biological parents were someone else. Coming to know about this he went to Doctor Mathur in search of his parents. Here the doctor’s daughter “Kavita” who was a devout follower of music, got enchanted by listening to Pyaare sing, and began to empathise with him. But this empathy was seen by Pyaare as love, Pyaare started dreaming about Kavita, but soon this dream broke and the happiness of meeting his parents turned into tears. In Pyaare’s tears were hidden the death of his hopes and in this death, the ugly child became quite beautiful in the eyes of his parents. But why and how? The answer to this question is this story which is called…….

“Meri Surat Teri Aankhein”


(Translated from the official press booklet)