Namkeen (1982)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 21 mins

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Dhaniram brings a trucker named Gerulal to Jugni's house so that he can rent a room. Jugni lives in dilapidated house with three young daughters, all of whom are of marriage age. The eldest is Mimki, followed by Mithu, and Chinki. Her husband is an alcoholic and wayward, and comes home every few weeks. Jugni past was sordid and involved dancing in a brothel. Jugni and her daughters labor for a living. Gerulal gets settled in, and becomes part of this family. Then when he gets news of his maternal grandmother's passing, he leaves and does not return for several months. When he returns, nothing and no one is the same anymore.
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Cast: Sanjeev Kumar, Sharmila Tagore

Crew: Gulzar Kalra (Director), M Sampat (Director of Photography), Rahul Dev Burman (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1982 (India)

Hindi Name: नमकीन

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Did you know? Rekha was the first choice for the role of Namki, which was played eventually by Sharmila Tagore. Waheeda Rehman was allegedly not very happy with this change, since she now had to play mother to one of her contemporaries. Read More
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as Gerulal
as Nimki
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as Chinki
as Mitthu
as Jyoti

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Black & White
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
Music Label: Saregama India Limited
01 
06:07
Music Director: Rahul Dev Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Kishore Kumar
02 
05:13
Music Director: Rahul Dev Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Asha Bhosle
03 
04:32
Music Director: Rahul Dev Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Asha Bhosle
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04:07
Music Director: Rahul Dev Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Asha Bhosle
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02:52
Music Director: Rahul Dev Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar Kalra
Playback Singer: Alka Yagnik
Trivia:
Rekha was the first choice for the role of Namki, which was played eventually by Sharmila Tagore. Waheeda Rehman was allegedly not very happy with this change, since she now had to play mother to one of her contemporaries.