Nauker is a 1979 Hindi film directed by Ismail Memon and starring Sanjeev Kumar, Jaya Bachchan, and Yogeeta Bali in prominent roles. This film showcases the story of a self-made, wealthy businessman named Shyamlal (Sanjeev Kumar), who loses his memory in an accident and starts living as a servant in a house where he had once worked.
The story starts with Shyamlal running his own business successfully, living a peaceful life with his wife (Yogeeta Bali), and two children. One day, while returning from a business trip, he meets with an accident that causes him to become an amnesiac. He is taken in by a family and is treated as a servant in the house, without anyone knowing his true identity.
The film then portrays the life of Shyamlal, who is now known as Ramu, and his struggles to accept his new identity. He begins working as a servant and starts living with the family, which consists of a kind-hearted grandmother, two young kids, and a newlywed couple. Ramu, who is used to living a luxurious life, finds it difficult to adjust to the conditions of his new life, but he tries his best to adapt to his new surroundings.
As he spends more time in the house, he witnesses the problems and tribulations faced by the family members. He watches as the newlywed couple struggles to make ends meet and the grandmother worries about the prospect of the family losing their home. Ramu uses his business experience and knowledge to help the family overcome their financial problems and keep their home.
In the meantime, his own family, who had been searching for him, finally discovers his whereabouts but faces challenges in bringing him back. Shyamlal’s wife, played by Yogeeta Bali, undergoes her own journey as she starts believing that her husband has been reincarnated as Ramu, the servant. She comes to visit the family but is reluctant to reveal her identity or her relationship with Ramu.
Nauker is a heart-touching film that portrays the struggles and challenges faced by ordinary people in their daily lives. Through the story of Shyamlal/Ramu, the film depicts the ups and downs of life and how one can find inner strength to overcome difficult situations.
Sanjeev Kumar delivers a brilliant performance playing the role of Shyamlal/Ramu. He portrays the character’s pain and inner turmoil with conviction, adding depth to the film. Jaya Bachchan, who plays the grandmother, delivers an equally impressive performance, bringing a sense of warmth and humor to the film.
Overall, Nauker is a must-watch film for those who enjoy soulful and meaningful cinema. The film delivers a powerful message of hope, endurance, and the strength of the human spirit.
Nauker is a 1979 comedy. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3.