Pyar Ki Kahani

Pyar Ki Kahani, India, 26 March 1971

Although well qualified, Ram Chand (Amitabh Bachchan) is unable to obtain suitable employment, and works as a peon in an organization. One day he meets with Ravi Chand, who is on the verge of committing suicide, he counsels him against this, as well as permits him to live with him. Ravi gets employed in the same office as Ram, albeit as a Manager, and falls in love and marries a co-worker named Lata (Farida Jalal). Ram's parents would like him to get married too, and he goes to see them and meets his bride-to-be, Kusum Sharma (Tanuja). Ram sends a photograph of Kusum for approval to Ravi and Lata, and is disappointed to learn that Ravi does not approve of Kusum. When Ram attempts to find out the reason behind his disapproval, Ravi gives very elusive responses, and Ram takes it upon himself to find out why Ravi disapproves of Kusum so much. It is then Ram will come to know of the shocking truth behind the relationship between Kusum and Ravi, and about Kusum's reputation.

  • Genre: Romantic
  • Runtime: 170 Minutes
  • Director: Ravikant Nagaich


Pyar Ki Kahani (English: The Story of Love) is a 1971 Bollywood romantic drama film directed by Ravikant Nagaich.It is a remake of the great Tamil film Kai Kodutha Deivam starring Sivaji Ganesan and Savithri. It was announced by Amitabh bachchan himself in the recent filmfare awards. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Tanuja and Mala Sinha . According to an interview given by Amitabh bachchan at Koffee with Karan, this role was initially given to Jeetendra, but because of the film industry's imposed limit of maximum of 6 films to be done as a leading role by an actor, that he got this breakthrough.