Mahal
(1969)

(Certified: Jun 18, 1969)
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Rajesh is a happy go lucky young man, and an optimist. In an other part of Calcutta, Roopa lives with her uncle. To celebrate Roopa's success in B.A. final, her friends have arranged a picinc. But Roopa's uncle has invited Shyambabu for tea on the same day. she decides to make a fool to Shyambabu ccordingly disguises herself as an old lady. When Rajesh comes to Roopa's house, Roopa mistakes him for Shyambabu and tries to make a fool of him, but knowing it, he also plyas along till she is discovered. Rajesh's sister Chanda gets engaged to Rajesh's childhood friend Ramesh. Rajesh goes to a gambling den to win some money for Chanda's wedding but looses. The owner of the glambling den-Moti invites Rajesh to his private room and offers him forty thousand rupees for the wedding, on condition that Rajesh should go to Darjeeling and should pose as the long lost nephew of Raja Dinanath, Moti's multi millionair uncle, who is on the sick-bed. Rajesh agrees and soon after the wedding of his sister, goes to Darjeeling and having been properly turored and informed by Moti, succeds in convincing Raja Dinanath that he is really his long lost nephew Moti alias Ravi. Roopa also has come back to Darjeeling to her parents. On her birthday Roopa's father Mr. Sharma introduces Rajesh to Roopa, and thus Rajesh and Roopa meet again in Darjeeling and after the intial teasing they seriously fall in love with each other. Rajesh decides to tell the truth to Roopa but Motilal is murdered in Calcutta. And as Rajesh goes to tell the truth about himslef to Raja Dinanath, he finds him dead. But, strange enough this dead Raja Dinanath is not the same person whom Rajesh use to meet but Shyambabu, who has come with the police, claims the dead body as that of real Raja Dinanath, and also claims that he is nephew of Dinanath. Rajesh smells a rat and escapes through a glass panel since his only hope is to find the truth on his own and save himslef from being hanged for murder. But every person whom Rajesh follows with the hope of unravelling the mustery is murdered mysteriously. Roopa's parents agree to merry Roopa to Shyam. Shyam and Roopa are engaged. On their engagement ceremony Rajesh comes in disguised as a Qawal and receives a mysterious ring form Roopa. In the night Rajesh secretary enters Raja Dinanaths place and in a secret safe, discovers Raja Dinanaths "will, and from that "will" he disvoers the truth. He rushes to the police with the "will". But on the way he learns that Roopa has been kidnapped. Rajesh rushes to the secret cave and rescues Roopa, but as Rajesh and Roopa are about to leave the cave, an ugly faced man bars their way and claims that he had murdered Raja Dinanath, Motilal and others to clear his way to Dinanath wealth. And now he will not let success slip through his fingers. He demands the "will as a price for Rajesh life. Roopa takes the "will" from Rajesh and gives it to the ugly stranger who burns it in the fire. But Rajesh has already learned the truth through the "will" so he ultmately succeeds in getting the murderer arrested with all the proofs. And Rajeshs mother brings Roopa home as her daughter-in-law.

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