Jeevan Mrityu

Jeevan Mrityu (lit.‚ÄČLife and death) is a 1970 Hindi crime thriller film produced by Tarachand Barjatya for Rajshri Productions. The film starred Dharmendra, Raakhee, Ajit, Rajindernath and Leela Chitnis. The film was a remake of a 1967 Bengali film Jiban Mrityu starring Uttam Kumar and Supriya Devi in lead roles. The film's music was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal while Anand Bakshi penned the lyrics. The film is considered one of Dharmendra's best works, although it was a relatively low profile movie of his. This film showcased Dharmendra's versatility as an actor. The film went on to become a hit at the box office, including the song "Jhilmil Sitaron Ka Aangan Hoga".

Jeevan Mrityu
Directed bySatyen Bose
Produced byTarachand Barjatya
Music byLaxmikant-Pyarelal
Distributed byRajshri Productions
Ultra Distributors
Release date

The film was Raakhee's debut in Hindi movies.

Plot summary

Ashok Tandon (Dharmendra) is a bank manager, and is in love with Deepa (Raakhee), and both are to be married soon. However, Ashok is arrested for theft from the bank. He asks Deepa to look after his mom (Leela Chitnis), which she agrees to do. He is sentenced to prison for several years. After his release, he finds out that his mother has died; Deepa is married and has re-located; and he was framed by his colleagues at the bank. Devastated but still honest, he is befriended by Raja Ranbir Singh, who gives him a job, as well a new identity. Ashok now becomes Bikram Singh, and he must seek out Deepa, and his shrewd and calculating colleagues at the bank to extract vengeance.



This movie has one of the best songs filmed on Dharmendra, Jhilmil Sitaron ka Aangan hoga. All lyrics by Anand Bakshi.

S. No.LyricsSinger
1 Jhilmil Sitaron Ka Aangan HogaMohammed Rafi & Lata Mangeshkar
2Zamane mein ajiLata Mangeshkar
3Jhilmil Sitaron Ka Aangan HogaLata Mangeshkar


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