Atithee (1978)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 31 mins

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Navendhu Kumar lives a poor lifestyle with his handicapped father, Mohan, housewife mom, two unmarried sisters, Leela and Rajni, a younger brother, Kundan, and a sweetheart in Meena. He works for Avinash Gupta, however, when differences occur, he is framed by Gupta for breaking and entering, arrested by the police, tried in Court, and exiled from the town for a period of 12 months. After he leaves, the family is almost destitute and are exploited by Gupta. Then some months later, a young man, Anand, comes to visit them, informing them that Navendhu has sent him. He gives them some money for day to day expenses, gets some clothes for everyone, and a wheelchair for Mohan. He arranges the marriage of Rajni with her boyfriend, Ajay, despite strong opposition from Gupta, and falls in love with Leela. What the Kumar family do not know is that Anand is a fugitive on the run from the police in Bombay, and he harbors a dark secret that will change their lives forever.

Cast: Shabana Azmi, Shashi Kapoor

Crew: Aravind Sen (Director), Anandji Virji Shah (Music Director), Kalyanji Virji Shah (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Romance

Release Dates: 22 Jul 1978 (India)

Hindi Name: अतिथि

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as Leela M. Kumar / Julie
as Anand
as Mohan Kumar
as Station Master
as Abdullah
as Navendhu M. Kumar
as Mrs. M. Kumar
as Avinash Gupta
as Meena / Martha
as Train Passenger
Film Type:
Feature Film
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Sound Mix:
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1