Super Old Classic Movie Paying Guest (1957), a love story starring Dev Anand, Nutan, Yakub, Jagirdar, Sajjan. Music : SD Burman, Producer : Filmistan Synopsis: A mixture of romance and crime, with Nutan giving a great performance in one of her best roles outside Bimal Roy s socials. Hero Ramesh (Anand) masquerades as an old man to be near his beloved Shanti (Nutan). The crime plot in the latter half of the film concerns the faithless Chanchal (Shuba Khote) who is disinherited by her husband Dayal and teams up with Shanti s brother-in-law, the villainous Prakash. Shanti is later accused of having murdered Prakash but her innocence is finally established. Dev Anand s antics include an elaborately staged between his two guises: as the old man Mirza and as the frisky Ramesh. Kishore Kumar sings some of his best known Dev Anand playback numbers.
Video Rating: 4 / 5