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Jaal is a 1952 Hindi-language Crime Thriller movie written by Guru Dutt and M. A. Lateef. The movie is directed by Guru Dutt and produced by T. R. Fatehchand under the banner of Film Arts. After losing his vision during a storm, Carlos lives with his sister, Maria, off of the Indian coast in a fishing village. One day a mysterious young woman, Lisa, enters their lives, followed by a mysterious man, Tony Fernandes. Maria and Tony fall in love with each other, much to the chagrin of Simon, who loves Maria and wants to marry her. Lisa then warns Maria that she has known Tony, they have had an affair together, and he had betrayed her, however, this warning has no effect on Maria. Then a gypsy palm-reader also cautions Maria that she may be headed for disaster at the hands of a stranger. The question remains: who exactly are Lisa and Tony, and what is the reason behind their presence on this fishing community; and whether or not Maria is being drawn into a web of lies and deceit at the hands of Tony? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com). Jaal features Geeta Bali, Dev Anand, Purnima, K. N. Singh, Johnny Walker, K.n. Singh and Raj Khosla. The screenplay is written by Guru Dutt. The music was composed by Sachin Dev Burman along with S. D. Burman. Cinematography was done by V. K. Murthy and editing by J. S. Diwadkar. The motion picture has a running time of 165 minutes. It was released on 1st January 1952. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Film Arts.

This film is directed by Guru Dutt, Starring Dev Anand and Geeta Bali in the lead roles.

Release Date 01 JAN 1952



Crime , Thriller , Musical , Mystery

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