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Mera Gaon Mera Desh

2h 27m

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Ajit, a reformed thief, starts working as a farmer after serving his sentence. He falls in love with Anju, who gets kidnapped by a fearsome dacoit, Jabbar Singh. Can Ajit save the love of his life? 

Details About Mera Gaon Mera Desh Movie :

Movie Released Date
13 Aug 1971
  • Action
  • Drama
  • Romance
Audio Languages:
  • Hindi
  • Dharmendra
  • Asha Parekh
  • Vinod Khanna
  • Jayant
  • Laxmi Chhaya
  • Raj Khosla

Keypoints about Mera Gaon Mera Desh :

1. Total Episode duration: 2h 27m

2. Audio Language: Hindi

About the movie Mera Gaon Mera Desh: Fight against Evil

In 1971, Raj Khosla directed and I.A. Nadiadwala produced "Mera Gaon Mera Desh," a Bollywood movie that features Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Asha Parekh, and Laxmi Chhaya in leading roles. The movie is renowned for its action scenes, pleasant melodies, and remarkable performances by the actors. Vinod Khanna's portrayal of a villain in the film helped him establish himself as a versatile actor. The film follows a thief named Ajit who, with the help of a village girl named Anju, fights against an evil dacoit to protect the villagers.

Movie Release Date on OTT

The movie was released on August 13, 1971, and is now available for streaming on the ZEE5 OTT platform.

The plot of Mera Gaon Mera Desh movie

The movie "Mera Gaon Mera Desh" revolves around the story of a young man named Ajit (played by Dharmendra), who is a thief and is on the run from the police. He meets a village girl named Anju (played by Asha Parekh), who helps him escape from the police. Ajit then decides to stay in the village and help the villagers fight against the evil dacoit, Jabbar Singh (played by Vinod Khanna), who has been terrorizing the villagers for years. Along the way, Ajit falls in love with Anju, and they team up with other villagers to fight against the dacoit and his gang. The film also highlights the importance of rural development and social justice.

Mera Gaon Mera Desh movie cast and crew 

The cast of the movie "Mera Gaon Mera Desh" includes Dharmendra as Ajit, Vinod Khanna as Jabbar Singh, Asha Parekh as Anju, Laxmi Chhaya as Champa, Jayant as Thakur Jaswant Singh, Asit Sen as Bankeylal Bhopali, Sudhir as Kishan Singh, and Uma Dutt as Maan Singh. The crew of the movie includes Director Raj Khosla, Producer I.A. Nadiadwala, Story and Screenplay by Akhtar Romani, Music Director Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Lyrics by Anand Bakshi, Cinematographer Pratap Sinha, Editors Waman Bhonsle and Gurudutt Shirali, and Production Company Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment.

Interesting facts about the movie Mera Gaon Mera Desh

1. The movie achieved commercial success and completed a silver jubilee run in theaters.

2. Vinod Khanna played a negative character for the first time in this film, earning him critical acclaim and establishing his versatility as an actor.

3. The popular song "Aaya Aaya Atariya Pe Koi Chor" featuring Dharmendra and Asha Parekh was filmed in a single take.

4. The Telugu remake of the film, titled "Erra Mallelu", starred Murali Mohan and Madhavi in the lead roles.

5. Director Raj Khosla and producer I.A. Nadiadwala had a successful history of collaboration on films like "CID" and "Woh Kaun Thi?".

6. The movie's soundtrack, composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal, became widely popular, and songs like "Apni Prem Kahaniyan" and "Sona Lai Ja Re" are still remembered today.

FAQs about the movie Mera Gaon Mera Desh

Q1. Who starred in the lead roles in the Telugu remake of the film "Mera Gaon Mera Desh," titled "Erra Mallelu"?

Ans: The Telugu remake of the film, titled "Erra Mallelu," starred Murali Mohan and Madhavi in the lead roles.

Q2. Was the film nominated for Filmfare Awards?

Ans: The film was nominated for four Filmfare Awards, ultimately winning the Best Art Direction award.

Q3.What does the title of the film "Mera Gaon Mera Desh" gives message?

Ans: The film's title, "Mera Gaon, Mera Desh," translates to "My Village, My Country" and emphasizes the importance of rural development and social justice.

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