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Palki is a 1967 Hindi-language Drama Family movie directed by Mahesh Kaul. Nam lives a poor lifestyle with his widowed mom in Lucknow, India. He is well-known for his poems, and gets invited to a contest hosted by Nawab Namuddin who has offered a reward of Rs.5000/- to the winner. Nam does win this award, but is humiliated as his coat his torn. As a result he refuses to accept the price. His to-be brother-in-law Sultan, in order to hasten his sister, Mehrunisa's marriage to Nam concocts a plan in which Nam finds the reward buried in his yard. As a result, Nam and Mehrunisa get married, but on the very night both find out Sultan's trick, and postpone the marriage nuptials until such time they are able to return every Paisa to the Nawab. Nam re-locates to Bombay. Shortly thereafter his money-orders start arriving and within a few years the amount to be returned is almost accumulated. Then the family receive news that there was an explosion in the shipyards where Nam works, about 300 people are killed, and Nam is believed to be dead in a fire that lasts for 3 days. A devastated Mehrunisa loses her mind, while Nam's mom decides to go on Haj. But Nam is still alive at Bombay Hospital. When he recovers he returns to Lucknow and is told by Sultan that Mehrunisa has passed away. He goes to pray at her grave-side and this is where he s a ghost-like apparition resembling Mehrunisa. The question remains did Nam really his wife's ghost or was his tortured mind playing tricks on him? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com). Palki stars Rajendra Kumar Tuli, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman Khan, Nasir Hussain, Manmohan Krishna, Johnny Walker and Pratima Devi. It was released on 1st January 1967.

Release Date 01 JAN 1967



Drama , Family , Musical

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