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Oonche Log (transl. High Society People) is a 1965 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by Phani Majumdar. It is based on the play Major Chandrakanth, by K. Balachander.[1] The main character roles of this film were played by Ashok Kumar, Raaj Kumar and Feroz Khan.[2] Its lyrics were composed by Majrooh Sultanpuri and the music was given by Chitragupta.

Oonche Log
Oonche Log 1965.jpg
Directed byPhani Majumdar
Produced bySathyam-Nanjundan
Screenplay byPhani Majumdar
Based onMajor Chandrakanth
by K. Balachander
StarringAshok Kumar
Raaj Kumar
Feroz Khan
Kanhaiya Lal
Deven Verma
Tarun Bose
Kumud Tripathi
Music byChitragupta
CinematographyKamal Ghosh
Edited byM.V. Rajan
Chitrakala Studio
Release date
  • 19 August 1965 (1965-08-19) (India)
Running time
144 min.

The film was shot at Vauhini Studios, Chennai and was also noted as the first big hit of newcomer Feroz Khan, who was noted for his sensitive performance against veterans such as Raaj Kumar and Ashok Kumar.[3] At the 13th National Film Awards it won the award for Second Best Feature Film in Hindi [4][5]



Films music was give by Chitragupta and lyrics were written by Majrooh Sultanpuri.


  1. ^ Narayan, Hari (15 November 2016). "KB's continuum". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 23 November 2016. Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  2. ^ Ranjan Das Gupta (1 May 2009). "Oonche Log (1965)". The Hindu.
  3. ^ Feroz Khan lived life king size The Times of India. 27 April 2009.
  4. ^ "13th National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India.
  5. ^ "13th National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals.

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