Saat Hindustani

K.A. Abbas (Director, Producer, Story, Screenplay)
CBFC: U
1970
Hindi
144 mins
  • Awards

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

    Cast & Credits

    A Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Film Presents "Saat Hindustani "
    A Film By Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
    Starring Utpal Dutt . Madhu . Amitabh Bachchan . Jalal Agha . Anwar Ali
    Directed
    By
    Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
    Story
    By
    Khwaja Ahmad Abbas
    Produced
    By
    Naya Sansar
    Written
    By
    Khwaja Ahmad Abbas (Screenplay)
    Music
    By
    J.P. Kaushik . Kaifi Azmi (Lyrics)
    Cinematography S. Ramachandra

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

     

    Overview

    Saat Hindustani portrays the story of seven Indians who attempt to liberate Goa from the Portuguese colonial rule.

     

    Synopsis

    A Muslim poet Anwar Ali (Amitabh Bachchan) hails from Bihar and five other men, all belonging from different religions and different parts of India, join their seventh comrade Maria (Shehnaz Vahanvaty), a native of Portuguese-occupied Goa, to raise nationalists entiments in that state by hoisting Indian flags on Portuguese forts and buildings.