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Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani
(English: Seven Indians) is a 1969 Indian film, written and directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas. The film portrays the heroic story of seven Indians who attempt to liberate Goa
Goa
from the Portuguese colonial rule. The cast included Madhu, Utpal Dutt, Shehnaz, A. K. Hangal, Anwar Ali (brother of Indian comedian Mehmood) and Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan
who made his debut with this film.

Contents

1 Overview 2 Synopsis 3 Cast 4 Crew 5 Awards 6 References 7 External links

Overview[edit] Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani
portrays the story of seven Indians who attempt to liberate Goa
Goa
from the Portuguese colonial rule.[1] Synopsis[edit] A Muslim poet Anwar Ali (Amitabh Bachchan) from Bihar and five other men, all belonging from different religions and parts of India, join their seventh comrade Maria (Shehnaz Vahanvaty), a native of Portuguese-occupied Goa, to raise nationalist sentiments in the state by hoisting Indian flags on Portuguese forts and buildings. Cast[edit]

Madhu as Shubodh Sanyal Shehnaaz as Maria (as Shahnaz) Utpal Dutt
Utpal Dutt
as Joginder Nath Irshad Ali as Mahadevan Anwar Ali as Ram Bhagat Sharma Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan
as Anwar Ali Anwar Jalal Agha
Jalal Agha
as Sakharam Shinde A. K. Hangal
A. K. Hangal
as Doctor Dina Pathak Kanu sarswat

Crew[edit]

Direction - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Story - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Screenplay - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Dialogue - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Production - Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Production Secretary - N. M. Trivedi Cinematography - S. Ramachandra Editing - Mohan Rathod Audiography - Minoo Bawa, B. P. Bharucha

sp. Back Ground Music Recording Satish J Kaushik

Music Direction - J. P. Kaushik

asst. Sunil Kaushik

Lyrics - Kaifi Azmi Playback Singer - Mahendra Kapoor

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration National Film Award for Best Lyrics
National Film Award for Best Lyrics
-Kaifi Azmi

References[edit]

^ K.A. Abbas (1914-1987)

External links[edit]

Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani
on IMDb Malayalam Actor Madhu on his experience in Saat Hindustani

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Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (K. A. Abbas)

Director

Dharti Ke Lal (1946) Aaj Aur Kal (1947) Rahi (1952) Anhonee (1952) Munna (1954) Pardesi (Journey Beyond Three Seas) (1957) Char Dil Char Rahen (1959) Gyara Hazar Ladkian
Gyara Hazar Ladkian
(1962) Shehar Aur Sapna (1963) Hamara Ghar (1964) Aasman Mahal
Aasman Mahal
(1965) Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein (1967) Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani
(1969) Do Boond Pani
Do Boond Pani
(1971) Faslah (1974) The Naxalites (1980) Ek Aadmi (1988)

Screenwriter

Naya Sansar (1941) Dharti Ke Lal (1946) Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani
Dr. Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani
(1946) Neecha Nagar (1946) Aaj Aur Kal (1947) Awaara
Awaara
(1951) Rahi (1952) Anhonee (1952) Munna (1954) Shree 420
Shree 420
(1955) Jagte Raho (1956) Pardesi (Journey Beyond Three Seas) (1957) Char Dil Char Rahen (1959) Gyara Hazar Ladkian
Gyara Hazar Ladkian
(1962) Shehar Aur Sapna (1964) Hamara Ghar (1964) Aasman Mahal
Aasman Mahal
(1965) Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein (1967) Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani
(1969) Mera Naam Joker
Mera Naam Joker
(1970) Do Boond Pani
Do Boond Pani
(1971) Bobby (1973) Achanak (1973) The Naxalites (1980) Henna (1991)

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National Film Award for Best Film on National Integration

1965–1980

Shaheed (1965) No Award (1966) No Award (1967) Janmabhoomi (1968) Saat Hindustani
Saat Hindustani
(1969) Thurakkatha Vaathil (1970) Do Boond Pani
Do Boond Pani
(1971) Achanum Bappayum
Achanum Bappayum
(1972) Garm Hava
Garm Hava
(1973) Parinay (1974) No Award (1975) No Award (1976) No Award (1977) Grahana (1978) 22 June 1897
22 June 1897
(1979) Bhavni Bhavai
Bhavni Bhavai
(1980)

1981–2000

Saptapadi (1981) Aaroodam (1982) Sookha (1983) Aadmi Aur Aurat (1984) Sree Narayana Guru (1985) No Award (1986) Tamas (1987) Rudraveena (1988) Santha Shishunala Sharifa (1989) No Award (1990) Aadi Mimansa (1991) Roja
Roja
(1992) Sardar (1993) Mukta (1994) Bombay (1995) Kanakinavu (1996) Border (1997) Zakhm
Zakhm
(1998) Shaheed Udham Singh (1999) Pukar (2000)

2001–present

Bub (2001) Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
(2002) Pinjar (2003) Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (2004) Daivanamathil (2005) Kallarali Hoovagi
Kallarali Hoovagi
(2006) Dharm (2007) Aai Kot Nai (2008) Delhi-6
Delhi-6
(2009) Moner Manush
Moner Manush
(2010) No Award (2011) Thanichalla Njan (2012) Thalaimuraigal
Thalaimuraigal
(2013) No Award (2014) Nanak Shah Fakir
Nanak Shah Fakir
(2015) Dikchow B

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