Parwana (Devanagari: परवाना, Nastaliq: پروانا, translation: "moth") is a 1971 Bollywood thriller film directed by Jyoti Swaroop. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Navin Nischol, Yogeeta Bali and Om Prakash.Plot
In this film, Amitabh Bachchan
plays the role of an obsessed lover, which could be regarded as a model
on which several other such roles were based, notably the one enacted
by Shah Rukh Khan much later in Darr, Anjaam and to an extent in Baazigar.
Several other actors in various movies have portrayed similar roles.
Amitabh plays Kumar Sen, an artist by profession. He is in love with
Asha (Yogeeta Bali). Asha wins a trip to Ooty in a dance competition, and falls in love with a wealthy tea plantation owner, Rajesh (Navin Nischol). When Kumar finds out, he goes to Asha's uncle, Ashok Verma (Om Prakash),
and demands Asha's hand in marriage. When Ashok Verma fails to comply,
Kumar kills him. The manner in which Kumar plans and executes the murder
is regarded as an immensely brilliant and engaging sequence. Kumar
boards and exits, various modes of transport to avoid any possibilities
of suspicion and finally frames Rajesh in the case and tries to win
Asha's love. Asha, still in love with Rajesh, promises Kumar to stay
with him forever, if he can get Rajesh released from his death sentence.
Unable to digest that, Kumar understands that Rajesh will always remain
Asha's love. He writes down his confession, gives it to Rajesh, and
The music of the movie have been given by Madan Mohan and the lyrics were penned by Kaifi Azmi. Most of the most prominent singers of the industry have lend their voice in the soundtrack of this movie, like Mohammad Rafi, Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle.