Kahani Kismat Ki

Kahani Kismat Ki (The story of destiny) is a 1973 Hindi film produced and directed by Arjun Hingorani. The film's success prodded the director to try to recreate its success by continuing with its lead actor and film titles having 3 words starting with the alphabet K. (i.e. Katilon Ke Kaatil). The film stars Dharmendra, Rekha and Ajit in key roles.

Kahani Kismat Ki
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Directed byArjun Hingorani
Written byK. A. Narayan (Story)
Arjun Hingorani (Screenplay)
S.M. Abbas (Dialogues)
Produced byArjun Hingorani
CinematographyKishore Rege
Edited byAnant Apte
Music byKalyanji-Anandji
Release date
  • 1973 (1973)


Ajit Sharma and his father are robber.One day while heist his father is shot and he is arrested by the police and sentenced to two years in jail. After he completes his sentence, he decides to be honest and seek employment, but without any success. Then one day he wins some money after beating a wrestler. He decides to buy some necessities for his family, which inter alia consists of a school-bag. When Gopuram opens the bag, he finds it filled with cash. The family is enraged that Ajit has obtained these funds through crime, but Ajit defends himself, finds out who the owner (Premchand) is and returns the money to him. A gratified Premchand employs Ajit with a generous remuneration. Ajit meets with Premchand's daughter, Rekha, and both fall in love, and would like to get married. Before that could happen, a woman comes forward claiming that Ajit is her husband, and is also the father of a child; the police arrest Ajit for the murder of a man named Karam Singh. As a result, Premchand fires him from employment, his family will have nothing to do with him, and Ajit must now come to terms that he may face the death penalty.



All songs were written by Rajendra Krishan, with music by Kalyanji-Anandji.

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Kahani Kismat Ki" Mukesh
2 "Kahani Kismat Ki" (Short) Mukesh
3 "Rafta Rafta Dekho Aankh Meri Ladi Hai" Kishore Kumar, Rekha
4 "Duniya Mujhse Kehti Hai Ke Peena Chhod De" Kishore Kumar
5 "Kab Tak Na Dogi Dil" Asha Bhosle
6 "Tu Yaar Mera, Dildaar Mera" Asha Bhosle


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