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Ek Masoom (1969)

  • Release Date1969
  • GenreSocial
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time134 mins
  • Length3814.57 meters
  • Number of Reels15
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-57139-MUM
  • Certificate Date11/05/1969
  • Shooting LocationKamal & Mohan Studios

EK MASOOM” – a story of innocent people – innocent and tools at the hand of Destiny.

Ramesh was involved in a crime gang. The gang leader, Jagdeep was his friend. But as circumstances willed it, Ramesh fell in love with Lata. Lata’s father-Mr.Ganasaran, did not like their intimacy. Lata’s brother Mohan was friend of Ramesh. He wanted his sister , Lata to marry Ramesh, but Gangasaran wanted to know everything about Ramesh-Ramesh’s life  and activites were not know to Mohan, Lata and their patrents. Jagdeep came to know his. He wanted Ramesh for this gang and therefore tride his best, but failed in his attemps. In the end when he comes to know from Ramesh that Ramesh was determined to leave his company, he planned to trap Ramesh for revenge. Ramesh fell a prey to this and was seen by law with a murdered man. Ramesh ran away. Police gave chase but Ramesh succeeded.

Same night, at the night, Police arrested the suspect in murder case. The case under murder charge was heard in court. The accused in box said, he was Deepak and not Ramesh. Rekha-Deepak’s wife was called for witness. She narrated her story in the court, saying her Deepak would not harm anybody, lata was brought for witness and she said, the accussed was her lover, Ramesh. She narrated her story. Now third woman-Sarla entered in pictured saying the accused was her husband-Jadish. Everybody in the court was convinced that Ramesh deceived three girls.

Ramesh, Deepak and Jadish - three names and there girls. Can a person marry two girls and love third at one and same time? Who murdered the gang – man?

How the greatest suspense was solved? A suspense never before screened on the screen. How this was solved can better be seen than imagined or read.

[from the official press booklet]



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