Mili (1975 film)
Mili is a 1975 Bollywood romantic drama film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. It starred Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan and Ashok Kumar in lead roles. Jaya Bachchan received a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress, the only nomination for the film. The film was later remade in Telugu in 1976 as Jyothi starring Jayasudha in the title role. This film was the last film of legendary music director Sachin Dev Burman.
|Directed by||Hrishikesh Mukherjee|
|Produced by||Hrishikesh Mukherjee|
|Written by||Bimal Dutta|
Dr. Rahi Masoom Reza
Mohini N. Sippy
|Music by||Sachin Dev Burman assistant music director: R.D. Burman|
|Edited by||Hrishikesh Mukherjee|
|June 20, 1975|
Mili (Jaya Bhaduri) is a story about a girl who suffers from pernicious anemia, a disease considered untreatable during the period the film was produced. Her lively, inquisitive and cheerful demeanour spreads happiness in everyone's life. She becomes an inspiration to her new neighbour Shekhar (Amitabh Bachchan) who is a drunkard and always depressed. With her cheerful ways she changes Shekhar and he falls in love with her, unaware of her ailment. When he comes to know about it, he thinks of going away as he cannot bear to see her die. A reproach from a neighbour makes him reconsider his decision. As he loves the girl, he offers to marry her and take her abroad for her treatment. The film begins and ends with a scene of a jet aircraft taking off, ostensibly carrying the couple to Switzerland where they hope to find a cure.
All lyrics are written by Yogesh.; all music is composed by S.D. Burman and associate music director Rahul Dev Burman.This film was the last film of S.D. Burman, who composed his last track "Badi Sooni Sooni Hain" which was sung by Kishore Kumar.
|1.||"Aaye Tum Yaad Mujhe"||Kishore Kumar||04:41|
|2.||"Badi Sooni Sooni Hai"||Kishore Kumar||03:29|
|3.||"Maine Kaha Phoolon Se"||Lata Mangeshkar||05:03|
|4.||"Badi Sooni Soni Hai (Revival)"||Kishore Kumar||03:40|
|5.||"Badi Sooni Hai Zindagi (With Dialogues)"||Amitabh Bachchan, Kishore Kumar||04:04|
|Year||Nominee / work||Award||Result|
|1976||Amitabh Bachchan||BFJA Awards for Best Actor (Hindi)||Won|
|Jaya Bachchan||Filmfare Award for Best Actress||Nominated|
|Sachin Dev Burman||Filmfare Award for Best Music Director||Nominated|