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Jagriti (1954)

Sent to a hostel as a punishment, a rebellious lad leads a revolt and creates havoc in the institution.

Director:

Satyen Bose

Writers:

Satyen Bose (scenario), Manoranjan Ghose (story & dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Abhi Bhattacharya ... Superintendent Shekhar
Pranoti Ghosh Pranoti Ghosh ... (as Pronoti Ghose)
Bipin Gupta Bipin Gupta ... Ramapati Mukherjee
Mumtaz Begum Mumtaz Begum ... Mrs. Mukherjee
Raj Kumar Gupta Raj Kumar Gupta ... Ajaykumar Mukherjee (as Raj Kumar)
Rattan Kumar Rattan Kumar ... Shakti Choudhary
Chandan Kumar Chandan Kumar
Dilip Dilip
Raja Raja
Mohan Choti ... Mohan (as Mohan Choti)
Ghanshyam Ghanshyam
Navneet Navneet
Girish Girish
Padmakar Padmakar ... (as Padmaker)
Nanda Dulal Nanda Dulal ... Mrs. Choudhary
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Wealthy Ramapati Mukherjee is displeased with his nephew, Ajaykumar, when he gets a number of complaints from people in the community. He punishes him, blames his mother for spoiling him, and when Ajaykumar does not relent, has his enrolled in a hostel in the city. From his entry itself, he gets into fisticuffs with other students, then finds fault with the food as well as the teaching methods and is severely reprimanded. Enraged at this humiliation, he and other pranksters, compel the portly school superintendent to quit, and a replacement, Shekhar, takes over. Ajaykumar and his buddies are now all set to try their tricks on Shekhar and they are sure it will not be long before he, too, decides to leave. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Must see for Childred and Elders
16 August 2007 | by singh-mahender1971See all my reviews

This is the best movie made on kids. The script, songs, and the hostel life as shown in the movie is so very charming..having passed from the school some 18 years back, I felt like again getting admitted to school. The makers of this movie have done wonders. Songs written by Kavi Pradeep. sung by none other than Mohammad Rafi is a class apart. This film is recommended for children and their parents equally. No match you'll find for this one in the modern era films. The way Shekhar reforms the stubborn child, and even the teaching techniques, are awesome. I remember having seen this movie on Doordarshan when I was about 10 years of age. After that with so many movie channels available nowadays, there is dearth of movies like this.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi | Bhojpuri | Sanskrit | English

Release Date:

1954 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Awakening See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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