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Ustadon Ke Ustad (1963)

  • GenreAction, Drama, Crime
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time137 min
  • Censor RatingU
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This is a story of four masters, each of them is a master in his own field. . . .

Dinesh is an engineer with a scheme to make millions.

Babu is a taxi driver, who can laugh and make others laugh under any circumstances. . . . He has a remarkable gift of falling in love at the wrong moment, with the wrong girl. . . .

Mangalsingh is a master criminal, ruthless and unscrupulous, yet other criminals don’t look at him as a brother. . They fear and avoid his path. . . .

The fourth master is Pratap. . The less said about him the better, because words can not describe him. . . .

All the four masters get together, when Dinesh meets Nita a millionaire’s daughter; and thinks that his dreams and ambitions are going to come true. . . . Instead he finds himself trapped in the most vicious circumstances of fate i.e. chased by police for a robbery which he did not commit. . . . Pursued by Mangalsingh who wants to kill him and threatened by a Mr. Jeevan and his gang who don’t want Dinesh to recognize a girl named Rita, who is the only one who can prove his innocence. . . . Mangalsingh gives a surprise, suddenly changing from an enemy to a friend of Dinesh and Babu joins them in search of Rita, who escapes when they have almost caught her. . . .And finally when she is found. . . . She is found dead. . . .

Nita who loves Dinesh, does her best to help him out of his predicament, but Mangalsingh ultimately double-crosses him by selling his life to Jeevan for fifty thousand rupees. . . . Nita and Dinesh are reunited in the end, after a most unusual and dramatic twist in the story, which we dare not reveal to you, and after you have seen the film, we request you not to reveal it to those, who have not seen. . . . . . . . . .

 

(From the official press booklet)

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