Parakh

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Summary

  • Niravan, the village postmaster receives an envelope with a cheque for a very large amount, with the instructions that he is to turn this cheque over to the most honest man in the village. Honest Niravan calls a village meeting and informs them of this proposition. They mutually agree that there are five people in the village who can be called honest, however, since the stipulation states that the amount is to be turned to only one, they decide to hold elections in the village, so that everyone can decide who the most honest man is. The outcome is hilarious as all the five prominent people bend over backwards not only to be honest and caring, but also be seen to be honest and caring.

Notes

  • Originally released theatrically in 1960.
  • Title romanized and in Hindi and Urdu script.
  • Digitally re-mastered.
  • Copyright notice on disc: Shemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai.
  • Summary partially taken from IMDb.com.
  • DVD, all regions ; NTSC ; Dolby digital 5.1.
  • In Hindi with optional English subtitles.
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