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Anhonee (1973)

  • Release Date1973
  • GenreSuspense, Thriller
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time127 min
  • Length3706.36 meters
  • Number of Reels16 reels
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-72404-MUM
  • Certificate Date26/04/1973
  • Shooting LocationFilmalaya Studio, Shree Sound Studio

On a dark peaceful night the vicinity of Sidhgarh mental Asylum was suddenly arrested in a tense terrorizing agony of chaos, a dangerous lunatic Sunil had escaped; the authorities combed the district in vain for the man at large. Dr. Rekha an heiress to her late father’s millions had dedicated her life towards the cause of medicine, she was the head of a nursing home catering to mental cases. Dr. Mathur her close associate had all the admiration of Dr. Rekha and her mother. Sunil under dramatic conditions came across Dr. Rekha, for Rekha he was an interesting case, somehow, Dr. Mathur had his doubts. He wanted to practice the routine style of treatment. There Rekha differed with him. She wanted to adopt a moral method of love and tenderness in curing Sunil.


But then as time lapsed, Sunil found that a lot many people wanted to eliminate him.


Was the beast in Sunil tamed? Was he cured? Who wanted him out of his way? What happened to Dr. Rekha?


(From the official press booklet)



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