Shikar (1968 film)

Shikar (transl.Prey) is a 1968 Hindi thriller film produced and directed by Atma Ram. The film is a murder mystery that became a box office hit and its songs were also big hits.[1] The film stars Dharmendra, Asha Parekh, Sanjeev Kumar, Helen, Rehman, Bela Bose, Ramesh Deo and Johnny Walker. The film's music is by Shankar Jaikishan and its songs were penned by Hasrat Jaipuri. Asha Bhosle won the Filmfare award for best Female Playback singer, for the Arabic tuned song Parde Mein Rehne do, while Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle sang the duet song Jabse Laagi Tose Najariya.

Directed byAtma Ram
Written byAbrar Alvi, Dhruva Chatterjee
Produced byAtma Ram
CinematographyV.K. Murthy
Edited byY.G. Chawhan
Music byShankar Jaikishan
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Manager Ajay Singh finds out that a man by the name of Naresh is murdered and informs police inspector Rai, but all the evidence is tampered with at the crime scene and as a result the murderer becomes difficult to trace. From here on, Ajay's life takes a new turn in trying to find the culprit who has murdered Naresh. In the process he meets a young woman, Kiran, whom Ajay had seen at the murder spot with the murder weapon. She is the daughter of a respectable person. Next time he sees her at the stage dancing on ,'parde me rahne do parda na uthaao' and she has some crucial evidence that might lead Ajay to the culprit who has murdered alcoholic and womanizer Naresh.



Music by Shankar Jaikishan, lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Haae Mere Paas To Aa" Asha Bhosle
2 "Jabse Laagi Tose Najariya" Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar
3 "Main Albeli Pyar Jata Kar" Asha Bhosle
4 "Mere Sarkar Meri Aahon Ka Asar Dekh" Mahendra Kapoor, Krishna Kalle
5 "Parde Mein Rahne Do" Asha Bhosle
6 "Shikar Karne Ko Aaye" (Tumhare Pyaar Mein Ham Beqaraar) Mohammed Rafi

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Atmaram was Gurudutt's younger brother.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 September 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ 1st Filmfare Awards 1953

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