Daasi (1981)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 26 mins

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After the passing away of her parents, Mangala moves in with her maternal uncle, his wife, and five cousins, who all live a poor lifestyle in a small town. She has a sweetheart in Anoop and hopes to marry him someday. When Anoop hesitates, her marriage is arranged elsewhere, however, on the day of the marriage, the groom meets with an accident and passes away. Her aunt quickly gets her married to a singer named Anand. After the marriage, Mangala is shocked to find that Anand is blind and detests him. When she finds out that he cares for her, she changes her mind and falls in love with him. Then Anoop re-enters her life, Anand finds out, and drives her out. Mangala returns home to her aunt, but she refuses to accept her. Then Mangala finds out that Anand has become a famous singer as well as an alcoholic. She goes to his house in Bombay, gets herself hired as a servant, calls herself Daasi, and pretends to be dumb so that Anand cannot hear her voice and recognize. Eventually she settles in, Anand is pleased with her work, but she also finds out that he hates Mangala; then publicly announces that he is going to marry a dancer by the name of Tara; Tara, catches her stealing a necklace, and to complicate matters even more - Anoop re-enters their lives again.

Cast: Rekha Ganesan, Sanjeev Kumar

Crew: Raj Khosla (Director), Suraj Sanim (Director of Photography), Ravindra Jain (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Romance

Release Dates: 26 Jun 1981 (India)

Hindi Name: दासी

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as Tara
as Anand
as Anita
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as Mangala's Aunt
as Mangala
as Anoop's Girlfriend
as Anoop





Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography


Film Type:
Feature Film
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Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1