Janwar (1965 film)

Janwar (transl. Animal), (जानवर) is a Hindi film released on 1 January 1965, starring Shammi Kapoor, Rajendernath, Rajshree and Asit Sen. The movie was produced by Hardeep and directed by Bhappi Sonie. The music is by Shankar Jaikishan and lyrics are by Hasrat Jaipuri and Shailendra.

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Directed byBhappi Sonie
Produced byS. Hardip
Screenplay bySachin Bhowmick
Story bySachin Bhowmick
StarringShammi Kapoor
Music byShankar Jaikishan
Hasrat Jaipuri and Shailendra (lyrics)
CinematographyTaru Dutt
Edited byVishnu Kumar Singh
Release date
  • 1 January 1965 (1965-01-01)

It is notable for a rendition of the song "Dekho ab toh kisi ko nahin hai khabar", set to the tune of the Beatles song "I Wanna Hold Your Hand".


Mr. Srivastava lives a very wealthy lifestyle with his wife and two sons, Mahendra and Sunder. He plans to get his sons married to women from equally wealthy backgrounds. Mahendra falls in love with Seema, who is poor and lives with her stepmother. This creates considerable acrimony in the family, and Seema is not accepted as a daughter-in-law. Unable to find a solution, Mahendra takes to alcohol and falls in the bewitching clutches of a beautiful courtesan named Bahaar.

While vacationing in Srinagar, Sunder meets Sapna, who also comes from a poor family, falls in love with her and wants to marry her. She, too, falls in love with him. After the vacation, the two part company. The next time Sapna sees Sunder, he in the company of a pregnant woman and overhears that he is soon to be a father. Did Sunder decide to obey his father's instructions after all? If so, what is to become of Sapna?



The music was composed by Shankar-Jaikishan and the songs were written by lyricists Hasrat Jaipuri and Shailendra.

Song Singer
"Tumse Achchha Kaun Hai" Mohammed Rafi
"Laal Chhadi Maidan Khadi" Mohammed Rafi
"Meri Mohabbat Jawan Rahegi" Mohammed Rafi
"Raat Yun Dil Mein Teri Khoyi Huyi Yaad Aayi" Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle
"Dekho Ab To Kisi Ko Nahi Hai Khabar, Tumse Hai Dil Ko Pyar" Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle, S. D. Batish, S. Balbir
"Aankhon Aankhon Mein Kisise Baat Huyi" Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Manna Dey
"Mere Sang Gaa Gunguna Koi Geet" Suman Kalyanpur


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