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Laila Majnu (1976)

Kaish Amari comes from a wealthy Islamic family. At the tender age of six he is sent to school and gets friendly with a young girl named Laila. Both of them become close friends, so much so... See full summary »

Director:

Harnam Singh Rawail (as H.S. Rawail)

Writers:

Abrar Alvi (dialogue), Mohafiz Hyder (dialogue assistant) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rishi Kapoor ... Majnu / Kaish Amari
Ranjeeta Kaur ... Laila
Danny Denzongpa ... Prince Bahksh
Aruna Irani ... Zarina
Asrani ... Kamraj
Paintal ... Jafran
Raza Murad ... Mastan
Iftekhar ... Emir Sharwari (as Iftikhar)
Achala Sachdev ... Laila's Mother
Preeti Ganguli ... Gulbadan
Sunder Sunder ... Inspector
Farooque Shorty Farooque Shorty
Jagdish Raj
Mumtaz Begum Mumtaz Begum ... Laila's Grandmother
Kamaldeep ... (as Kamal Deep)
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Storyline

Kaish Amari comes from a wealthy Islamic family. At the tender age of six he is sent to school and gets friendly with a young girl named Laila. Both of them become close friends, so much so that Kaish gets himself punished and beaten for her. They mature in age so does their love much to the chagrin of Laila's dad, who wants her to marry a wealthy Arabian, Bahksh, a noble Prince. Now the region is aflame with their love story, Kaish, who is now known as Majnu, cannot get Laila out of his mind and roams around the desert semi-senile, without food or drink, while Laila is getting wed to the man of her father's choice. The question remains will love triumph in the end or is this young couple fated to be separated for the rest of their lives. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Language:

Urdu

Release Date:

11 November 1976 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Um Amor Eterno See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

De Luxe Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

Music composer Madan Mohan passed away while working for Laila Majnu, than music composer Jaidev completed the remaining work. This film had introduced Ranjeeta Kaur as film actress. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shreemaan Aashique (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Likhkar Tera Naam Zamin Par
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammad Rafi
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
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