Published on 16 Dec 2013 | over 3 years ago
"PAVITRA PAAPI" movie was based on a Punjabi novel by famous writer Nanak Singh
Pannalal is employed in a clock repair shop owned by Adarshan Lala and is replaced by Kedarnath,who comes to the town of Punjab in search of such work, as according to him, his ancestors were in the same business. On this Pannalal curses him as being the cause of his family becoming destitute and writes a letter to him saying that this has driven him to suicide and disappears. Kedarnath is guilt ridden and goes out of his way to help, his wife Maya, and his two daughters, Veena and Vidya. Kedarnath rents a room with them, writes letters to her on behalf of her husband and teaches Veena during his free time making him fall in love with her. But when Maya tells him that Veena's marriage is already arranged he helps in the marriage of Veena with the son of Daulatram. When Maya tells him that she has no money to pay for the marriage expenses, he steals cash from his employer, and tells Maya that the money is from Pannalal. He then goes away from the village . Veena's in laws turn out to be rogues except for her father-in-law who counsels his family that they should not torture the daughter of somebody.
Starcast: Balraj Sahni, Tanuja, Parikshat Sahni, Achala Sachdev, Abhi Bhattacharya, Neetu Singh, JayshreeT.,Madhumati, Gulshan Bawra, Upendra Trivedi, I.S.Johar, Manorama, Jugnu, Fatima, Kailash
Director/Producer: Rajendra Bhatia / Vimal Bhatia, Music: Prem Dhawan
Singers: Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammad Rafi, Usha Mangeshkar, Usha Khanna
Genre: Classic / Family Drama/ Social, Year: 1970