Mehboob Ki Mehndi

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  • 1971
  • 2 hr 31 min
  • 6.9  (142)

Mehboob Ki Mehndi is a romantic drama film starring Rajesh Khanna and Leena Chandavarkar. The movie narrates the story of a wealthy man named Yusuf, played by Rajesh Khanna, who falls in love with a beautiful girl named Najma, portrayed by Leena Chandavarkar. However, Najma is already in love with Yusuf's best friend, played by Pradeep Kumar, and so begins the love triangle.

The movie opens with Yusuf returning to his ancestral home after studying abroad. He is warmly welcomed by his family and is immediately drawn to Najma, who works as a tutor to his younger brother. Yusuf tries to win her heart, but Najma is hesitant to reciprocate his feelings as she is in love with Yusuf's best friend. Nevertheless, Yusuf continues to pursue her, hoping to change her mind.

As the story progresses, Yusuf's friend becomes engrossed in his work and spends less time with Najma. He also ignores her requests to introduce her to his family, leading Najma to realize that he may not be serious about their relationship. This creates tension between the two, and Yusuf sees an opportunity to win Najma's love.

Meanwhile, Yusuf's family is trying to marry him off to a wealthy girl named Zubeida, played by Iftekhar's daughter. However, Yusuf is not interested in her as he is in love with Najma. He tries to explain his situation to his family, but they do not take him seriously.

As Yusuf continues to pursue Najma, she becomes more and more conflicted about her feelings. She is torn between her love for Yusuf and her loyalty to Yusuf's friend. Things finally come to a head when Yusuf's friend finds out about Yusuf's feelings for Najma and challenges him to a duel.

The ending of the movie is heartrending and emotional, with Yusuf sacrificing his love for Najma for the sake of his friend. The final scenes are a true testament to the power of love and friendship.

Mehboob Ki Mehndi is a beautifully made film with some great performances by Rajesh Khanna, Leena Chandavarkar, and Pradeep Kumar. The music is also a standout feature of the movie, with some classic songs that have remained popular even today. The film's themes of love, friendship, and sacrifice continue to be relevant even today, making it a timeless classic.

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    2 hr 31 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (142)