Friday, 6 September 2019

Before ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’, Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman actually appeared together in a Hollywood Film

The die-hard fans of the Evergreen Dev Anand might know about this rare fact but for many young friends here,that Dev Anand also featured in an American film along with Zeenat Aman and Kieu Chinh, a leading lady from Vietnem in the year 1970. In fact, Zeenat Aman was signed for ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ 1971), after Dev Anand chose her to feature in this English film as one of his leading ladies. So before the cult movie ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’, Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman actually appeared together on the screen in this Hollywood venture "The Evil Within".

The full movie is uploaded in this blog,you can watch this movie by visiting my blog.
The movie’s cast and crew includes several other familiar Indian faces, including Prem Nath, Iftekhar, MB Shetty and even Jagdish Raaj. Renowned cinematographer Fali Mistry, who lensed such Indian classics as ‘Amrapali’, ‘Nagin’ and ‘Guide’, shot ‘The Evil Within’.

Dev Anand plays special agent Dev Varma, who teams up with Rod Stevens (American actor Rod Perry) to finish off an opium syndicate. In the opening scenes, an assassin called Fat Man (enthusiastically played by Allen Fitzpatrick) slays the enemies of the syndicate’s head, the grandly named Princess Kamar Souria, played by Vietnamese actress Kieu Chinh.
Other gang members, especially Hanif (played by Iftekhar), want to wrest control from the princess. The roster of shady characters includes the India-hating Rita (Zeenat Aman), who is on Hanif’s payroll, and who is the daughter of a judge named Krishna (Prem Nath).
Karan Johar’s father, Yash Johar, who later set up Dharma Productions, served as a production controller for The Evil Within.The Cinematography was done by Fali Mistry who was the cinematographer of Guide and many Navketan's films.Major portions of the movie were shot in and around Udaipur
The film is not released in India,it was dubbed in phlilpino got released in Philippines
Below I  am giving the Link for this movie

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