Memdidi, India, 17 February 1961

In a small village two tough, but good-hearted men preside over the day to day lives of the inhabitants, namely Bahadur Singh (David) and Sher Khan (Jayant). One of the rooms is soon going to have a new tenant, and everyone gathers to welcome her. She is Mrs. Roy (Lalita Pawar), and her first encounter with these two result in ultimate humiliation for them. They seek to avenge this insult, but instead are overcome by the kindly old lady and befriend her. They find out that she has a daughter in the city, who is of marriageable age. They pose as wealthy men to impress the groom, Dilip (Keysi Mehra) and his domineering dad (Hari Shivdasani), unbeknown to Mrs. Roy. How will Dilip's dad react when he discovers that he has had wool pulled over his eyes? How will this effect Mrs. Roy and her daughter's relationship?

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Runtime: 138 Minutes
  • Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee


Memdidi is a 1961 Hindi movie produced by L. B. Lachman and directed by Hrishikesh MukherjeeThe film stars David, Jayant, Lalita Pawar, Asit Sen and Tanuja. The films music is by Salil Choudhury.