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Jeene Ki Raah (English: Way of Life) is a 1969 Bollywood, drama film produced and directed by L. V. Prasad under the Prasad Productions Pvt. Ltd. banner. The film stars Jeetendra, Tanuja, Sanjeev Kumar in the lead roles and music composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The film is a remake of Telugu movie Bratuku Theruvu (1953), starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri, which was dubbed in Tamil as Bale Raman and released in 1956. When the Hindi version became a success, there was another remake in Telugu as Bharya Biddalu (1971), starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jayalalithaa. Later in Tamil, the same film was remade as Naan Yen Pirandhen with MGR, Kanchana, K.R. Vijaya in the pivotal roles.[1]

Jeene Ki Raah
Jeene Ki Raah.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byL. V. Prasad
Produced byL. V. Prasad
Written byMukhram Sharma (dialogues)
Anand Bakshi (lyrics)
Screenplay byL. V. Prasad
Story byL. V. Prasad
Based onBratuku Theruvu (1953)
StarringJeetendra
Tanuja
Sanjeev Kumar
Music byLaxmikant Pyarelal
CinematographyDwarka Divecha
Edited byShivaji Avdhut
Production
company
Prasad Productions Pvt Ltd
Release date
  • 7 October 1969 (1969-10-07)
Running time
153 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

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PlotEdit

Desperate to earn money to support his extended family, Mohan becomes entangled in a web of deceit when he tells a lie in order to obtain a secretarial job in the city with the wealthy Mr. Rai. He says he isn't married, but he is. Mr. Rai has a daughter with a heart condition. In the beginning of the film, she is confined to a wheelchair, but Mohan has more than a mild therapeutic effect on her. She is soon up and running - running after him. Meanwhile, back in the village, the money he has been sending home is being filched by his greedy sister. Soon, mother, wife and a flock of children come looking for him and Mohan finds himself leading a double life in an increasingly desperate effort to avoid all parties learning the truth.

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SoundtrackEdit

The soundtrack for this album was composed by the legendary music composer duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal, and won them Filmfare award for best music director in 1970. All songs written by Anand Bakshi. The song "Aane se Uske Aaye Bahar" sung by Mohammed Rafi became an evergreen song of the Indian music history.

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Aane Se Uske Aaye Bahar (Fast)" Mohammed Rafi
2 "Aane Se Uske Aaye Bahar" Mohammed Rafi, Bhupinder Singh
3 "Aa Mere Humjoli Aa" Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar
4 "Aap Mujhe Achhe Lagne Lage" Lata Mangeshkar
5 "Aane Se Uske Aaye Bahar (Slow)" Mohammed Rafi
6 "Ek Banjara Gaaye" Mohammed Rafi
7 "Chanda Ko Dhundne" Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar, Hemlata

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