Jeene Ki Raah

Jeene Ki Raah, India, 18 July 1969

Desperate to earn money to support his extended family, Mohan becomes entangled in a web of deceit when he tells a lie in order to obtain a secretarial job in the city with the wealthy Mr Rai. He says he isn't married, but he is. Mr Rai has a daughter with a heart condition. In the beginning of the film she uses a wheelchair, but Mohan has more than a mild therapeutic effect on her. She is soon up and running - running after him. Meanwhile, back in the village, the money he has been sending home is being filched by his greedy sister. Soon, mother, wife and a flock of children come looking for him and Mohan finds himself leading a double life in an increasingly desperate effort to avoid all parties learning the truth.

  • Genre: Romantic
  • Runtime: 152 Minutes
  • Director: L. V. Prasad
  • Awards: Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Laxmikant Pyarelal, Filmfare Best Female Playback Award – Lata Mangeshkar for the song "Aap Mujhe Achhe Lagne"


Jeene Ki Raah (English: Way of Life) is a 1969 Hindi movie produced directed and written by L. V. Prasad. The film stars Jeetendra, Tanuja, Jagdeep and Sanjeev Kumar. The films music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal with lyrics by Anand Bakshi. It is remake of 1953 Telugu film Bratuku Theruvu.