Hum Hindustani

Hum Hindustani, India, 01 January 1960

  • Genre: Action
  • Director: Ram Mukherjee


Hum Hindustani (Translation We, the Indians ) is a 1960 Hindi movie produced by Sashadhar Mukherjee and directed by Ram Mukherjee. The film stars Sunil Dutt, Joy Mukherjee, Asha Parekh, Jagirdar, Helen, Leela Chitnis, Agha, Prem Chopra and Sanjeev Kumar in his debut. The film is a remake of "Basu Parivar" (1952). The film about clash of Indian feudalism and modern youth during in the Nehruvian era, symbolished by the song, "Chodo Kal Ki Baatein" (Let go old stories) sung by Mukesh, with music by Usha Khanna and written by IPTA poet, Prem Dhawan.

The films music is by Usha Khanna. Although, one source has indicated that the film did "above average" business at the box office,Helen said that because the film "flopped," she wasn't offered character roles after this film, until later in career and was typecast as a dancer.