Humkadam (1980)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 4 mins

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Indu and Shekar Gupta are an exemplary couple with a young son, who live a harmonious lower middle class life despite of spiraling inflation and costs of living. Their love and respect for each other is put to the test when Shekar's parents, and his unmarried sister decide to move in with them in their tiny apartment. Shekar's income is not enough to take care of their extended family, and to make matters worse, Shekar loses his job. Indu and Shekar decide that Indu must find employment, which she does, much to the dismay of her in-laws. Things get worse when Shekar's dad, Raghunath, witnesses Indu in the company of a male in a fancy restaurant, and thinks that she is having an affair. When told about this incident, Shekar shakes his head with disbelief, then changes his mind when he finds out that Indu has not only being going out with another male, but also with her boss, Mr. Dutt. Shekar must now make a decision about Indu, a decision which may well bring their marriage to an end.

Cast: Parikshat Sahni, Rakhee Gulzar

Crew: Anil Ganguly (Director), Pritaviraj Subedar (Director of Photography), Bappi Lahiri (Music Director)

Genres: Drama, Family, Musical

Release Dates: 07 Nov 1980 (India)

Hindi Name: हुंकादम

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as Shekar Gupta
as Indu Gupta
as Raghunath Gupta
as Mrs Raghunath Gupta
as Parshuram
as Dr Farid
as Hari Harprasad
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This film is loosely based on the Bengali movie Mahanagar (1963).