Do Raaste (translation: Two ways) is a 1969 Indian Hindi film directed by Raj Khosla. It stars Rajesh Khanna as the dutiful son and Mumtaz as his love interest. Balraj Sahni and Kamini Kaushal play the eldest son and his wife. Prem Chopra plays the wayward son with Bindu as his wife who creates disputes.
|Directed by||Raj Khosla|
|Produced by||Raj Khosla|
|Music by||Laxmikant Pyarelal|
|December 5, 1969|
|Box office||₹6.5 crore (equivalent to ₹252 crore or US$36 million in 2018)|
The story was based on the trials and tribulations of a lower-middle-class family. It placed emphasis on respect for elders, the paramount status of the mother, the sanctity of the joint family and the supremacy of relations that are stronger than ties of blood.
The film became a blockbuster at the box office. This film is counted among the 17 consecutive hit films Rajesh Khanna between 1969 and 1971, by adding the two-hero films Marayada and Andaz to the 15 consecutive solo hits he gave from 1969 to 1971.
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The music for all the songs were composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal and the lyrics were penned by Anand Bakshi. Three more revival tracks were added to the 1969 soundtrack album reviving old songs with newer music. The tracks are as follows:
|1||"Bindiya Chamkegi"||Lata Mangeshkar||05:45|
|2||"Yeh Reshmi Zulfen"||Mohammed Rafi||05:16|
|3||"Chup Gaye Saare Nazaare" (Dil Ne Dil Ko Pukara)||Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar||05:36|
|4||"Mere Naseeb Mein Ae Dost"||Kishore Kumar||04:43|
|5||"Do Rang Duniya Ke Aur Raaste"||Mukesh||04:19|
|6||"Apni Apni Biwi Pe Sab Ko Ghuroor Hain"||Lata Mangeshkar||03:36|
|7||"Yeh Reshmi Zulfen" (Revival)||Mohammed Rafi||05:21|
|8||"Dil Ne Dil Ko Pukara" (Revival)||Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar||05:31|
|9||"Bindiya Chamkegi" (Revival)||Lata Mangeshkar||04:55|
|10||Title Music (Classical Instrumental)||02:11|
Awards and nominationsEdit
- Best Story - Chandrakant Kakodkar
- Nominated–Best Film - Raj Khosla
- Nominated–Best Director - Raj Khosla
- Nominated–Best Supporting Actress - Bindu
- Nominated–Best Music Director - Laxmikant Pyarelal
- Nominated–Best Lyricist - Anand Bakshi - "Bindiya Chamkegi"
- Nominated–Best Female Playback Singer - Lata Mangeshkar - "Bindiya Chamkegi"
- "Do Raaste (1969)". Chennai, India: thehindu.com. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2010.
- "BoxOffice 1969". boxofficeindia.com. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 27 April 2010.