Amir Garib is a 1974 Hindi drama film starring Dev Anand, Hema Malini, Ranjeet, Sujit Kumar. A man lives a dual life. He is a magician as well as a thief who robs the rich people to help the needy and poor. He falls for a girl but soon finds out that she is not who she claims to be.
Details about Amir Garib Movie :
|Movie Released Date|
26 Jul 1974
Keypoints about Amir Garib :
1. Total Movie duration: 2h 27m
2. Audio Languages: Hindi
About the Movie Amir Garib: Love, Sacrifice, and the Power of the Common Man
The movie revolves around the story of a young man named Moni, who leads a dual life.
He becomes entangled in a web of deceit and corruption when he unknowingly helps a fugitive criminal escape. Moni's life takes a dramatic turn when he falls in love with a woman named Seema who is not who she claims to be. This action movie combines romance and emotional conflicts with societal issues and struggles faced by the man. The movie explores the themes of love, sacrifice, and the fight against injustice.
Amir Garib Movie Release Date on OTT
The thriller movie Amir Garib was released in theatres on 26th July 1976. It is also streaming on the ZEE5 OTT platform.
Amir Garib Movie Plot
This Hindi movie revolves around Manmohan, aka Moni, who leads two lives. One poses as a magician, while the other as Bhagula Bhagat, a robber whose main goal is to rob the wealthy and distribute the loot to the underprivileged. He meets Sunita, also known as Soni, a young woman, and the two fall in love.
When Soni reunites with her affluent long-lost father, Daulatram, and moves in with him, things improve for her. She makes the decision to avoid engaging with Moni. Soni declines to meet with Moni when he tries to ask her why she rejected him. Then Moni discovers that Soni is not who she seems to be and is not, in fact, the daughter of Daulatram, but rather the affluent and mysteriously impoverished daughter of another wealthy man named Nandlal who died under mysterious circumstances.
Amir Garib Movie Cast and Crew
The movie had the most iconic actors of the time. Dev Anand played the lead roles as Moni, Hema Malini as Sunita, Premnath Malhotra as Daulatram and Ranjeet Bedi as Ranjit. The movie also has a huge supporting cast which includes Sujit Kumar, Sulochana Latkar, Chaman Puri, Birbal, Mohan Choti, Krishnakant, Tanuja, Ravi, Sailesh, Uma Dutt, Helen, Moolchand, and many more. It is directed by Mohan Kumar and produced by Mohan Kumar and the story is written by Mohan Kumar, K.A. Narayan & Ehsan Rizvi.
Interesting Facts about the Movie Amir Garib
1. In the movie, Dev Anand’s nighttime robber outfit’s black mask was inspired by an American serial killer called the Zodiac killer.
2. The movie marked Dev Anand’s 30 years in Indian Cinema.
3. This movie was the first action movie directed by Mohan Kumar.
4. Initially, Rajesh Khanna was about to be cast for the lead role.
FAQs about the Movie Amir Garib
Q1. How much was the movie’s box office collection?
Ans: The movie did very well at the Indian box office and earned Rs. 2.1 crores nationwide and Rs. 4.2 crores worldwide. It was the sixth highest-grossing Indian film of 1974.
Q2. What was the budget of the movie?
Ans: The movie had a budget of Rs. 1 crore approximately which is equivalent to Rs. 289,985,700 approximately in today’s value.
Q3. Did the movie win any awards?
Ans: In filmfare awards 1975, Hema Malini was nominated for the best actress for the movie, and Premnath Malhotra for best actor in a supporting role, although both didn’t win. The movie won for “Best Sound Recordist”.