Apna Desh

Apna Desh, India, 26 May 1972

Akash is an honest and educated young man, employed by the Bombay Municipal Corporation as a clerk. He lives with his equally honest brother, his sister-in-law, a niece, Sharda, and a nephew. Due to Akash's honesty he becomes a liability to his corrupt superiors. One day they find fault with his work, and dismiss him. When Akash attempts to assert himself legally, he finds that there is corruption everywhere. In retaliation, even his brother is implicated in a crime, and arrested. Now Akash must come up with a way to clear his brother, as well as expose the wrong-doers.

  • Genre: Action
  • Runtime: 170 Minutes
  • Director: Jambu


Apna Desh (Our Country) is a 1972 Hindi movie. Produced by T.M. Kittu and A. V. Subramaniam and directed by Jambu. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Om Prakash, Jagdeep, Mukkamala, Madan Puri and the uncredited Roja Ramani, who plays Rajesh Khanna's niece Sharda. The films music is by R. D. Burman.

The film is a remake of 1969 Tamil hit movie Nam Naadu (Our Country) starring M.G.R and Jayalalithaa in the lead roles. Actress Sridevi has enacted in a role as child nephew of lead protagonist.