Masoom (1983) Online
D.K. Malhotra lives a comfortable lifestyle with his wife, Indu, and two school-going daughters, Pinky and Minni. He works in the office of an Architect. One day while the family is relaxing, D.K. gets a phone call that results in him bringing home a young school-going boy by the name of Rahul. Indu is shocked to learn that Rahul is D.K.'s son from another woman, Bhavana, who is no more. D.K. does his best to make Rahul comfortable, but fails. Rahul also feels that Indu does not really like him, though Pinky and Minni have taken to him in a big way. Finally, D.K. decides to admit Rahul in a boarding school in far off Nainital. Rahul reluctantly goes along with this new-found uncle/friend. It is when Rahul is asked to put his papers together for school that Rahul finds out that D.K. is his biological father. Watch what happens when Rahul disappears from D.K.'s house, and the impact this has on D.K., Indu, and her two daughters.
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Naseeruddin Shah||-||D.K. Malhotra (DK)|
|Shabana Azmi||-||Indu D. Malhotra|
|Jugal Hansraj||-||Rahul D. Malhotra|
|Urmila Matondkar||-||Pinky D. Malhotra|
|Aradhana Srivastav||-||Minni D. Malhotra (as Baby Aradhana)|
|Ram Gopal Bajaj|
Shabana Azmi and Urmila Matondkar played mother and daughter in both Masoom (1983) and Tehzeeb (2003).
Gulzar made a guest appearance in the last scene as the man who parked his car inappropriately adjacent to Naseeer's car at the station.
Dedicated to the memories of the late Guru Dutt and the late Geeta Dutt.
Actress Supriya Pathak's scenes were deleted from the film which made the child actor's back story sketchy.
First movie of Shekhar Kapoor as director. Nephew of Dev Anand, Chetan Anand and Vijay Anand, when he did not find success as an actor, Shekhar Kapoor switched to direction with Masoom.
Debut film of Jugal Hansraj as child actor.
When Shekar Kapur was narrating the script to films producer.He was told to narrate in 15 minutes.After 5 minute the producer was bored.But Shekar Kapur saw a book in producers office Man ,Woman and Child a 1980 novel by Erich Segal.And started narrating the story by keeping the novel in mind.The producer was impressed by this and agreed to produce the film.
Naseeruddin Shah won his third Filmfare award for the film he was nominated as best actor for back to back five years,Junoon 1978,Aakrosh 1980,Chakra 1981,Bazaar 1982 and Masoom he won He won thrice except for Junoon and Bazaar.
RD Burman got his second Filmfare award as best music director after Sanam Teri Kasam 1982.
Nine years later Naseeruddin Shah played father to an adult Urmila Matondkar in Chamatkar 1992.
Urmila Matondkar and Jugal Hansraj played lead opposite each other 11 years later in Aa Gale Lag Jaa 1994.
Satish Kaushik was in a small role which was during his struggling days.
Tuj Se Naaraz Nahi Zindagi had two versions Female version By Lata Mangeshkar and Male by Anoop Ghoshal.
Aradhana was called Ljji-Bijji on the sets by Shabana Azmi.
Child actress Aradhana had accompanied to film lyricist Gulzar's house with her father who recommend her to Shekar Kapur.
Bandhan Kuchchey Dhaagon Kaa also had the same storyline.
Based on Man,Woman and Child by Erich Segal.
The cute boy, Jugal Hansraj, never made it as a adult actor where as the other girl, Urmila, reached the top.