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


- Coming mummy

Have you finished the chores.

- Yes I have.

Have you fed the cow?

- She's becoming fussy these days

Let her be; she's your

fathers remembrance.

You have two peopIe to

remind you of him.

One is me and the other

you superintendent.

Why're you sitting?

Go give this to your brother.

I was born to serve.

I have to serve the Iand-Iady

and here this superintendent.

It is sinfuI to Iie.

It is sinfuI to steaI.

Ganga, I'd kept a shirt here.

Where is it now?

I've washed it and hung

it to dry outside.

Don't be scared of

sorrows be brave.

Fight the sinfuI

be brave...

Enough of it wise one

have your food...

I have got to go for work.

Yes, hurry up, or eIse

the IandIady wiII yeII.

Come, Ganga, get up.

Let's Ieave.

Greeting Maharaj

- God bIess you.

When is the sermon?

- The day after tomorrow.

But who attends these days?

- That's true.

So many rich-men died Iast year.

But not one fed us in charity.

It's the Modern times.

- That's right. We shaII Ieave now.

Thief, shameIess!

ShaII I teII auntie?

You broke my head,

you fooI!

Take this.

- You too.

Ganga, what're you doing...

Ieave her!

ShameIess! I toId you

never to hit girIs...

Aren't you ashamed?

I hope you're not hurt.

- He's incapabIe of hurting me.

ShaII I teII her now?

- Go ahead.

Stop it. What happened?

Dhano, where are you off

to so earIy?

My mother has Ieft some

cut wood on the river bank...

I am going to get it.

Mummy, Iook at that...

Is he around?

Can't see him, KaIIu uncIe.

Stay cIose to me;

he may jump from anywhere.

He doesn't do anything

to me, uncIe.

He knows you're the IandIord's

daughters, so he's scared.

I am just a worker.

He's made it impossibIe

to waIk around here.

Now repeat after me

May God save KaIIu...

and make LaIIu bIind.


Don't be scared...


Curse you! You've ruined

my vegetabIes worth 50 rupees.


Greetings, take care

of your students.

Came KamIa.

Jamuna, cIear the board

and ring the beII.

They're attached to

each other.

I've great hopes

from him.

He's a chip-of-the-oId bIock.

No one can be compared to

his sincereIy and hard work.

Greetings auntie

- Greetings, KaIIu uncIe.

Life is a heII.

Did you face LaIIu again?

I've given him a good beating...

he'II run with an

injured head now.

The coward turned taiI

and ran-off!

UncIe, your dhoti is

undone from behind.

Master, did KamIa come?

Yes, she came aIong with Govindi.

The IandIord has wronged

by bringing a stepmother.

She's a witch,

the new Iand-Iady...

and her brother Hariram

is a thief.

He's invoIved with a

whore from Kasipura.

Greetings sir.

- Greetings.

Has your Madam awakened?

It's not yet time for her

to wake up...

She'II wake-up at high noon.

Greetings sir.

- God bIess you.

How are you Govindi?

- AII's weII with your bIessings.

Govindi, are you aIive or dead?

- Come dear.

So you've come now.

Is the food free here or has

your husband Ieft a fortune?

It's a pity there are no

women avaiIabIe...

or eIse I'd thrown you out

by your hair.

There are many who wiII

work for me in my viIIage.

This sort of impudence won't

be toIerated, understand?

What are you gaping for?

Go find out what my

brother Hari is doing.

He's stiII asIeep, madam.

Then why didn't you

wake him up, you Iazy bones.

Oh my fate. Go wake

him up, you wretch.

Go and wake up, Haribabu.

- Fine, mummy.

Who is it?


Why did you drop the bottIe?

- It was stinking of Iiquor.

Liquor... who drinks Iiquor?

Your father.

Don't abuse my father

Is that so, you swine...


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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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