Mehboob Ki Mehndi

Mehboob Ki Mehndi, India, 09 July 1971

The young and handsome Yusuf (Rajesh Khanna) is the son of a wealthy businessman named Nawab Safdarjung (Iftekhar) who is physically handicapped and uses a wheelchair. Yusuf’s nephew's tutor leaves his job. Yusuf arranges a new tutor, Shabana (Leena Chandavarkar), for his nephew. Shabana comes to live with them along with her grandmother. He also appoints Khairuddin (Pradeep Kumar) to take care of his father. However, Khairuddin has arrived only with the intention of killing Nawab Safdarjung.

Shabana and Yusuf develop feelings for each other and soon fall in love. Nawab Safdarjung and Shabana's grandmother are happy with Yusuf and Shabana' relationship and they start arranging for their marriage. Just before their wedding, it is revealed that Shabana is the daughter of a courtesan named Najma.

  • Genre: Romantic
  • Runtime: 151 Minutes
  • Director: H S Rawail


Mehboob Ki Mehndi is a 1971 Urdu movie produced and directed by H S Rawail. The film stars Rajesh Khanna, Leena Chandavarkar, Pradeep Kumar and Iftekhar. The music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal with lyrics by Anand Bakshi.