Suntan (1976 film)

Suntan (English: Progeny; Hindi: सन्तान) is a 1976[2] Bollywood drama film, produced & directed by Mohan Segal on Delux Films banner. Starring Jeetendra, Rekha, Ashok Kumar in the lead roles and music composed by Laxmikant–Pyarelal.[3][4][5] The film is a remake of Telugu Movie Tata Manavadu (1972), starring S. V. Ranga Rao, Raja Babu, Vijaya Nirmala.[6]

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Directed byMohan Segal
Produced byMohan Segal
Written byS.M. Abbas
Verma Malik (lyrics)
Screenplay byDasari Narayana Rao
Story byDasari Narayana Rao
Based onTata Manavadu (1972)
Ashok Kumar
Music byLaxmikant–Pyarelal
CinematographyKamalakar Rao
Edited byRamakant Dabhilkar
Delux Films [1]
Release date
  • 20 July 1976 (1976-07-20)
Running time
162 minutes


Dinanath (Ashok Kumar) is a laborer, who has determined to educate his son Kishore (Satyendra Kapoor) and make him a doctor and marry Kishore with his friend's Shanu (Indrani Mukherjee) as promised to his friend on the death-bed. Kishore promises to marry Shanu and makes her pregnant. But unfortunately, he has other plans of making quick money. He marries Lata (Bindu) who is very rich unknowingly. They neglect and insult their parents. Shanu gives birth to a girl, Parvathi (again Indrani Mukherjee). Geeta gives birth to a boy, Ravi (Jeetendra). Dinanath becomes blind his wife Thulasi (Nirupa Roy) works as a housemaid in her son's house only without giving her identity. Ravi grows up in her hands, develops a lot of affection on Dinanath, Thulasi & Parvathi. After 20 years Thulasi reveals the truth while leaving her last breadth, Kishore will not attend to her funeral, because of his status in the society and Dinanath also dies in car accident. Now Ravi decides to teach his parents a lesson for ill-treating his grandparents with the help of Advocate Baldev Raj (Utpal Dutt) and his daughter Sarita (Rekha).



Laxmikant Pyarelal composed the film's music while Verma Malik wrote all the songs.

# Title Singer(s) Time
1 "Pappu Ki Mummy" Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle 5:28
2 "Laato Ke Bhoot Baato Se" Asha Bhosle 4:29
3 "Duniya Ki Sari Kitabo Me Likha" Asha Bhosle 6:33
4 "Aaj Khushi Se Jhum" Asha Bhosle 4:04
5 "Tu Mile To Puchu Tujhse" Mukesh 3:19
6 "Jawani Ke Din Chaar" Asha Bhosle
7 "Meri Dua Hai" Asha Bhosle



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