Some socially relevant themes are enacted in various stages in the movie, particularly moving is the scene involving a famished man, who watches the rich and the mighty pass by, without helping him. He breezes in and out of the frames with infectious felicity, winning friends and hearts all the way. We soon learn that he is a man of all trades. The politicians in the film know how spout the right speeches, but not act upon. Further, you can click on any name or category in the above list to see list of songs of that particular person or category.
Running time 165 minutes Country Language Hindi Mr. Average rating of songs and number of votes by visitors of HindiGeetMala. Sadly, the film lacked the music to boost its image even though it had a telling critical commentary on the society and politics. There is Padmini, ravishing in some delectable dances; there is Kanhaiyalal, an actor as versatile as one can imagine; and there is Agha, in a cameo that reflects his acting range; and there is Swaraj, composed and controlled. It is fun to watch as Mr.
It was produced and directed by under the banner. It deals with Sampat, a con artist who manipulates a theatre actress and a ghee merchant for his own benefits. You can click the song heading in above list to view video, and lyrics of the song. He is too good, carrying the movie on his shoulders. Motilal L with Kanhaiylal in a still from Mr Sampat Using the backdrop of the theatre group, Malini and the troupe sing and dance about the ailments of the new nation — especially the imbalance between the rich and poor. Although Rajvansh received rave reviews for his performance, Mr.
She was to become one in the rest of the country later. They walk past a man suffering from hunger. Versatile actor Motilal stepped into the shoes of silver-tongued con man Mr Sampat who is always looking out for his own good. Sampath was a character created by R. Immediately, my father launched the Tamil movie called, Miss Malini, with Kothamangalam Subbu, a satirist himself and a lyricist, in the role that Motilal played in the Hindi version. But the one in this film is different from the Mr.
But the man to watch is Motilal. Sampat speaks for the man's amazing acting skills. It also marked ' debut in playback singing. The final cut of the film was 165 minutes. Sampat to life with a natural portrayal. Writing for in 2016, Karan Bali stated that Mr.
You would fall in love with this one too since Motilal plays his part to perfection. Cinematography was handled by P. The film stars , and. The film was made on a , unlike Vasan's earlier directorial venture, the 1948. Sampath we loved so much in his book. In a matter of time, all of Sampat's schemes fail and both Seth Makhanlal and Malini lose large amounts of money. However, the biting satire remains one of the more unusual films to emerge from the 1950s.
The concerned citizens want change but still get duped for their votes. He is off to explore new zones, this time in the garb of a godman……. He conspires to lure everyone he knows into investing in starting a bank. How relevant it is even today. Opening credits, from 0:11 to 1:00.
Sampat was later featured in journalist Avijit Ghosh's 2013 book 40 Retakes: Bollywood Classics You May Have Missed. Sampat's introduction is symbolic of the character, conning fellow passengers in a train compartment, including the ticket inspector, with huge boasts. This is a character who immediately responds to a challenge, how he escapes embarrassing situations, how he earns a tea without paying for it, how he gets away with free travel… The story revolves around the conman. That Motilal was one of the most gifted actors in Indian cinema is too well known and the ease with he slips into the role of Mr. He is saved by a handcart puller in a moving statement. Starring: Motilal, Padmini, Kanhaiyalal, Agha It is about a conman; a lovable conman. Sampat is a Indian -language produced and directed by under.
Using her name to get by, he freeloads money and food from Agha, owner of the Hanuman Vilas restaurant, and Kanhaiylal, playing Seth Makhanlal Gheewala, a rich factory owner hoping to get elected into the municipality. Mr Motilal gives a superb performance. Title Singer s Length 1. Sampat, Rajvansh suggested a sequel titled Mr. .