Chhoti Bahu (1971)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 39 mins

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Radha lives with her widowed dad and is of marriageable age. radha's details are handed to the marriage broker Avtar who seeks a groom and provides radha's photo to Shriram and his wife who approve of her for Shriram's brother Dr. Madhu. Madhu see's her and immediately accepts her. The marriage happens with great pomp and celebration until a truth about Radha's illness is revealed to Madhu and his family. A truth known to Avtar but ignored during the discussion. This truth prevents Madhu from being intimate with Radha and the only cure for her is to have a child of her own. Will the marriage be annulled??

Cast: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore

Crew: KB Tilak (Director), Prakash Antra (Director of Photography), Anandji Virji Shah (Music Director), Kalyanji Virji Shah (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family

Release Dates: 22 May 1971 (India)

Hindi Name: छोटी बहु

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Did you know? The film is a remake of K. B. Tilak's own Telugu film Muddu Bidda (1956). Read More
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as Madhu
as Radha
as Narayan
Supporting Actor
as Premnath
as Sita
as Vedji Avtar
as Shriram


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The film is a remake of K. B. Tilak's own Telugu film Muddu Bidda (1956).

The film is based on the Bengali novel Bindur Chhele by the famous author Saratchandra Chatterjee.