Gunga Jumna

Synopsis: Widowed Govindi lives a poor lifestyle in Haripur along with two sons, Gungaram and Jumna. While Jumna is studious, Gungaram is the opposite, but has a good heart and decides to use his earnings to ensure his brother gets a decent education. After her employer, Hariram, accuses Govindi of theft, their house is searched, evidence is found, she is arrested, the entire village bails her out, but the shock kills her. After her passing, Gungaram works for Hariram while Jumna goes to the city to study. During the course of his studies, he is forced to sell off all his belongings when Gungaram fails to provide him with any funds. He does continue to study, and after completing them becomes a police officer. He is then given his first assignment, which is none other than in Haripur itself, and it is here that he will be forced to confront Gungaram, who is now an ex-convict, jailed for theft, and now is the leader of a dreaded band of killer bandits. Watch what impact Jumna's presence will have
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical
Director(s): Nitin Bose
  3 wins & 4 nominations.
178 min

''WaIk on the path of justice,

dear chiIdern...''

''This is your nation and

you're the Ieaders of tomorrow''

''Endure the stress in siIence

and don't utter a word''

''With truth as your strength

keep waIking ahead...''

''You wiII someday

change this worId...''

'' Be it for yourseIf or for others

Iet there be justice forever...''

'' But see to it that

your steps never faIter...''

''The path is very difficuIt,

so tread carefuIIy...''

''WaIk on the path of

justice dear chiIdren...''

''For this is your nation and

you're the Ieaders of tomorrow''

''Iet humanity be crowned

with prestige...''

''Gift your body and souI and

guard your country's reputation''

''you'II find a new Iife

by burning in the Iast pyre''

''WaIk on the path of

justice, dear chiIdren''

''For this is your nation and

you're the Ieaders of tomorrow''

Hey Govindi, are you getting

water or do I have to kick you?

What show, hear her cough

It's okay, auntie. We're not

in a hurry; finish your prayers.

What's the matter?

- Nothing, but how can I teII...

The rich Ieave their

vaIuabIes around...

and we poor have to

face the consequences.

What's the matter, LaIa?

- The rich are truIy senseIess

The Madam has mispIaced her jeweIry

and she suspects you.

Suspecting you is Iike

suspecting God.

My house is open.

You can search, LaIa.

Is it a charity show?

Go home.

Don't worry, son.

Go and study.

I toId the mistress it

was wrong of her...

but she was stubborn

and caIIed the poIice.

Mr. Khan was going to have

his meaIs after prayers.

Even the utensiIs

are not spared.

You're wasting your time, sir.

You won't find anything here.

Keep quiet, LaIa.

Let us do your job.

Sorry sir,

Even a poor man's beIongings

are not spared.

This is unfair...

It's as good as being dead

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Wajahat Mirza

Wajahat Mirza (Urdu: وجاہت مرزا‬‎, Hindi: वजाहत मिर्ज़ा) (20 April 1908 – 4 August 1990), also known as Vajahat Mirza and Wajahat Mirza Changezi, was an Indian screenwriter and film director who penned the dialogues of some of the most successful films in India during the 1950s and 1960s, best known for Mughal-e-Azam (1960) and the Academy Award-nominee, Mother India (1957).Mirza won Filmfare Best Dialogue Award twice, in 1961 for Mughal-e-Azam, and in 1962 for Ganga Jamuna. He also won the Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards for Ganga Jamuna.He was born in Sitapur, a small town 89 kilometers from Lucknow. While studying at Government Jubilee Inter College, Lucknow Mirza became acquainted with cinematographer Krishan Gopal of Calcutta, and worked as his assistant. He later co-produced with singer Midgan Kumar a movie called Anookhi Moohabat ("Crazy Lover") in Bombay. Mirza became a dialogue and screenplay writer and was also one of the first Indians to be nominated for an Oscar for the movie Mother India (1957), based upon a story by Babubhai Mehta.In a career spanning well over 50 years, Wajahat Mirza wrote the Dialogue for 31 Movies in which he also contributed as screenplay writer for six and wrote stories for two. Early in his career, he also directed five movies.Wajahat Mirza was married to Shamsunissa with whom he had two children, a boy and a girl. He also had three younger brothers, Asghar, Mehdi and Murtaza. Murtaza moved to Pakistan as a young man and joined the Pakistani film industry.He died in Karachi in 1990. more…

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