Foot Path

  • 1953

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Foot Path is a 1953 Hindi-language Crime Drama motion picture written and directed by Zia Sarhadi and produced by Shree Ranjit Movietone under the banner of Shree Ranjit Movietone. Bombay-based Noshu Sharma, who lives an impoverished lifestyle with his brother, Bonni, and his wife, Mina, is employed as a Journalist with a loss-bearing publication 'Dharti'. He does not get paid for months and is totally dependent on Bonni, who works as a school-teacher. Noshu is attracted to Mala, who also lives a poor lifestyle along with her much younger brother, Monu. In order to accumulate wealth quickly he borrows Rs.1000/- from Bonni, who, in turn had stolen it from his employer, and invests it with a black-marketeer-hotelier, Rambabu. Shortly thereafter his investment returns him Rs.5000/- and he is not only able to return the loan but is able to live a better lifestyle. Unhappy with this success, he tries his hand at blackmail and extortion and gets even wealthy. When he is told that Rambabu and he may be exposed by the media - they get together with others in the group and, in the midst of an epidemic, hire a contract killer to kill the journalist responsible for exposing them. Written by rAjOo ( Foot path stars Dilip Kumar in the title role along with an ensemble cast including Meena Kumari, Romesh Thappar, Achala Sachdev, Meena Kumari Bano, Ramesh Thapar and Anwar Hussain. The music was composed by Khayyam. Cinematography was done by M. Rajaram and editing by Shivaji Avdhut. It was released on 1st January 1953. Distribution rights for the motion picture were acquired by Shree Ranjit Movietone.

Release Date 01 JAN 1953



Crime , Drama

Cast & Crew

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  • Zia Sarhadi
    ( Director )
  • Zia Sarhadi
    ( Writer )
  • Balbir Kapoor
    ( Assistant director )
  • Gian Sachdev
    ( Assistant director )
  • Mohammed Zahur Khayyam
    ( Music director )