Bandhe Hath (1973)
(Released: Feb 16, 1973)
Shyamu (Amitabh Bachchan) is an orphan, living with his mentor (Madan Puri), and has made stealing his career. While his mentor is recuperating in hospital, from a fracture, Shyamu decides to go straight. He is mistaken for popular writer, Deepak (Amitabh Bachchan in a double role), and is met with considerable respect. To his delight, he comes across an ailing Deepak, whom he resembles. Deepak is ill and soon passes away, and Shyamu takes on his identity, and begins to romance the beautiful Mala (Mumtaz). But a certain police inspector, Kumar (Ajit), is interested in Deepak, and is convinced that the person masquerading as Deepak, is really someone else.