Hindi    1960 (India)

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Parakh is a 1960 Indian Bollywood social film released on 1960. The film is directed by Bimal Roy, produced by Bimal Roy under banner named Bimal Roy Productions.

A movie about a village in India, Sir J.C. Roy wants to donate some money for the improvement of the villagers but the question that remains in his mind is that whom should he donate the money to, and how can it be used for the development of the villagers, so J.C. Roy decides to work as a postman in the village so as he can know more about the people in the village. He plans a plot in which a cheque is delivered on the name of the post master Nivaran (Nasir Hussain) for Rs. 5,00,000. In his confusion, the postmaster discloses the sum of money to the villagers. Some of the prominent villagers are stunned to hear that the most honest person in the village will get a sum of Rs, 5,00,000, so they act as if they are the most honest people around. A lot of changes start happening in the village. In the meanwhile, the postmaster's daughter Seema (Sadhana) is about to get married. Despite his many liabilities and a great need for money he doesn't accept the cheque of 5,00,000 and so there is an election for the honest man in the village. A lot of differences are created by the members who are standing in the election, fights happen and rifts are created. Sir J.C. Roy in the meanwhile discloses his identity and everything about the honest people are then revealed. Finally, J.C. Roy himself hands over the cheque of five lakhs to the post master and announces the marriage of Seema and the school master.


One morning the postmaster of a small village by the name of Radha Nagar received a cheque of Rs. 5,00,000/- under the signature of Sir. J.C. Roy, with instructions that it should be delivered to the best man of the village. The simple post master spend a sleepless night worrying what to do with the cheque. Finally he decided to convence the meeting of five leading men of the village and seek their advice. Those summoned to this extraordinary meeting included Tandav Tarafdar, the landlord, Tarkalenkar, the priest Hariharbhuj, the union board president, the village doctor Hari and Rajat the young school master. . The five failed to agree as to who can be the best man. After heated discussion it was resolved that the villagers be given the right to elect the best man of the village from among the five leading men. Overnight the peace and calm of the village was shattered by the slogans of the rival candidates. The doctor fired the first shot in the compaign by converting a dispensary into a free and charitable one followed by the landlord who aided by his novice urban niece, declared on the beat of the drum, his decision to write off all the arrears of land revenue. The Sahukar not to be left behind ordered the best contractorto dig scores of tube-wells for the benefit of the villagers and the priest wrought a miracle, the divine miracle, the divine miracle, of goddess Lakshmi rising in all her glory on the Ghats. The poor villagers were confused by the spirits of sacrifice and social service displayed by all the candidates. Only the school master, who was an active social worker, and so already very popular, refrained from such special activities during this period. Aware of his two rivals, the priest and Sahukar, conspired to defame him as a man of immoral character. They pointed out that Seema, the daughter of the Post Master, was seen with him at his residence under very suspicious circumstances. Rajats love for Seema thus became the talk of the village women. Haradhan, the poor dirty village postman, was the one person who sized up all canidadates correctly. He perhaps knew, long before the elections, who was the best man in the village. Finally the election day came. The Sahukar and the landlord had mobilised their strong men to hold the voters to vote for them in order to win the five lakhs. By supreme irony the niggarldy postman Hardhan turned out to be no other than Sri J.C.Roy in disguise. He finally revealed himself and explained the idea of the whole pretence He saw to it that the money went for right use and reunited all the estranged ones. Check out this page for more updates on Parakh.

Cast & Crew


Motilal

Motilal

Sir Jagdish Chandra..

Sadhana

Sadhana

Seema (As Sadhana S..

Basanta Chowdhury

Basanta Chowdhury

Professor Rajat Sen..

Nazir Hussain

Nazir Hussain

Postmaster Nivaran

Durga Khote

Durga Khote

J. C. Roy's Mother

Leela Chitnis

Leela Chitnis

Mrs. Nivaran

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