Title: Anand

Release: 1971

Rating: 8.8

Language: Hindi

Country: India

Runtime: 122

Genre: Drama


Release 1971
Rating 8.8
Language Hindi
Country India
Runtime 122
Genre Drama



A melodramatic tale of a man with a terminal disease. The story begins with Dr Bhaksar winning a literary prize for his book about a patient called Anand. The rest is flashback. Anand, the title character, is suffering from lymphosarcoma of the intestine. He, however appears to be cheerful on the outside and is determined to extract as much pleasure from his remaining lifespan as is possible. Dr. Bhaskar his physician tends to Anand in his last days. After Anand dies we can however still hear his voice which was recorded on a tape. Dr Bhakser writes a book on his patient and wins a literary prize for it

Director :

Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Writer :

Hrishikesh Mukherjee (story), Hrishikesh Mukherjee (screenplay), Gulzar (screenplay), D.N. Mukherjee (screenplay), Bimal Dutta (screenplay), Gulzar (dialogue)

Actors :

... Anand Saigal / Jaichand

... Dr. Bhaskar K. Bannerjee / Babu Moshai

... Isabhai Suratwala

... Chandranath

... Mrs. D'Sa / Matron