Benaam (1974)

 ●  Hindi ● Running Time: TBA

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Embedded with mystery and suspense, this offbeat thriller follows the complex sequence of events that unfold when, while driving to a party Amit Srivastav (Amitabh Bachchan) and his wife Sheela (Moushumi Chatterjee) watch a man getting stabbed. Amit stops to help the man, and even takes him to a nearby hospital. The man is Mr. Verma, a reporter, about to expose an influential and wealthy person. A few days later, Amit starts to receive telephone calls from a man, warning them, and asking them for information Mr. Verma had with him. Amit does not know about this information, and decides to keep it to himself. Strange incidents strange troubling the couple, And then Amit and Sheela's son, Rajoo (Master Bunty) is abducted. A killer is on the loose, and Amit must unravel his identity or run the risk of losing his son. What can an ordinary man do against a clever and powerful killer?
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Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Moushumi Chatterjee

Crew: Kaka Thakur (Director of Photography), Rahul Dev Burman (Music Director)

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Release Dates: 18 Oct 1974 (India)

Hindi Name: बेनाम

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as Amit Srivastav
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as Chachi
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Stereo
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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Music Director: Rahul Dev Burman
Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
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Music Director: Rahul Dev Burman
Playback Singer: Narendra Chanchal
Trivia:
The Kannada movie 'Thirugu Baana' is a remake of this film.

In this film Amitabh Bachchan uses his real family name which is Amit Shrivastav. Bachchan incidentally was adopted by his poet father Harivansh Rai as his pen name through publication.