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Reporter Raju (1962)

  • Release Date1962
  • GenreAction, Crime, Drama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time146 min
  • Length3952.05 meters
  • Number of Reels15
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU

This Film is a Detective Thriller in which a Police Inspector sacrifices his love for a girl to track down a Reporter, wrongly accused of murder.

Sister Kanta a nurse in a Hospital is murdered in the house of Reporter Raju. She tells Raju “I am wounded by a gang because I know of a secret. They are going to murder a Prince in the Royal Theatre”. She gets a promise from Raju to save the Prince. Inspector Madan comes up and Raju runs away in the hope of reaching the Thakore Saheb.

From that moment Raju is in a whirlpool of strange circumstances. Raju is hunted by the Police under Inspector Madan who was to marry Indira, sister of Raju.

Radha, a governess with the Royal Family considers him a goonda.

At last Raju reaches the Thakore with the message of nurse Kanta. He comes to know that Thakore is the mastermind behind the murder. Raju succeeds in escaping from the Thakore’s henchmen.

Raju meets Radha, but she refuses to believe that the Thakore is the Conspirator and betrays him to the men of Thakore. When at last Radha finds out the truth, she falls head over heels in love with him. They plan to foil the murder.

In a dramatic climax, Raju and Radha save the Boy Prince from being killed and expose the Thakore.


(From the official press booklet)