Love in Tokyo

Love In Tokyo is a 1966 Hindi film that became a hit at the box office.[1]

Love In Tokyo
Love In Tokyo poster.jpg
Directed byPramod Chakravorty
Produced byPramod Chakravorty
Written bySachin Bhowmick(screenplay and story)
Aghajani Kashmeri (dialogue)
StarringJoy Mukherjee
Asha Parekh
Mehmood
Pran
Music byShankar Jaikishan
Hasrat Jaipuri (lyrics)
CinematographyV.K. Murthy
Edited byDharamvir
Release date
1966
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

ProductionEdit

It was written by Sachin Bhowmick and produced and directed by Pramod Chakravorty. The film stars Joy Mukherjee, Asha Parekh, Pran, Mehmood, Lalita Pawar, Asit Sen and Madan Puri. Music was by Shankar Jaikishan while Hasrat Jaipuri wrote the lyrics. Joy Mukherjee had also worked in the hit film Love in Simla.[2] The success of Love in Tokyo led to the making of Love in Bombay also starring Joy Mukherjee.[3] All the three films are part of Joy Mukherjee's Love in trilogy.[4] The film was shot primarily in Tokyo, Japan a few of those are listed here.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Song Singer
"Koi Matwala Aaya" Lata Mangeshkar
"Sayonara Sayonara" Lata Mangeshkar
"Mujhe Tum Mil Gaye" Lata Mangeshkar
"O Mere Shah-E-Khuba" Lata Mangeshkar
"O Mere Shah-E-Khuba" Mohammed Rafi
"Aa Ja Re Aa Zara Aa" Mohammed Rafi
"Love In Tokyo" Mohammed Rafi
"Main Tere Pyar Ka Beemar" Manna Dey

FilmingEdit

The film was shot primarily in Japan at locations including Tokyo, Ueno, Ginza, Tokyo Tower, Tokyo International Airport and Hiroshima.

NominationsEdit

Filmfare Nomination for Best Performance in a Comic Role--Mehmood[5]

LegacyEdit

In this movie Asha Parekh's ponytail was held by a hair clip that consisted of two beads on a rubber band. In India this type of clip is known as a "Love in Tokyo".[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 November 2011. Retrieved 24 October 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Love in Simla
  3. ^ Love in Bombay
  4. ^ "Joy Mukherjee's Love in Bombay set for release after 40 years - NDTV Movies". 23 July 2013.
  5. ^ "1st Filmfare Awards 1953" (PDF).
  6. ^ Brians, Paul (1998). Arundhati Roy: The God of Small Things Study Guide Archived 29 December 2011 at the Wayback Machine.

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