Jaali Note

Jaali Note, India, 12 February 1960

Inspector Dinesh (Dev Anand) lives a middle-class lifestyle along with his mother in Bombay. On his 5th birthday his father leaves them never to return. Now Dinesh has grown up, is working for the Criminal Investigations Department and has been assigned to stop the circulation of fake currency notes. His investigations take him to Sunderdas, who is killed. He then masquerades as Social Worker Abdul Rashid to try and get some information from a jailed convict, Banwarilal, to no avail. Finally, he dons the disguise of wealthy Kunver Vijay Bahadur, rents a suite in Hotel Paris and befriends Manohar (Madan Puri) and several other gangsters. He gets himself arrested and lodged in the same cell as Banwarilal. From there both men break out and join Manohar and the rest of the gang. It is here Dinesh will find out the king-pin behind this racket but before he can do anything he will not only find himself confronting his past, but will be trapped in an underwater fortress along with his sweetheart, Press Report Renu (Madhubala).

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Runtime: 155 Minutes
  • Director: Shakti Samanta


Jaali Note (English: Fake Currency) is a 1960 Hindi film directed by Shakti Samanta, based on theme of counterfeit money. It stars Dev Anand along with Madhubala, Om Prakash, Madan Puri, and Helen.

The film's music was by O.P. Nayyar which became very popular.