Waris | Superhit Hindi Movie | Jeetendra, Hema Malini, Mehmood
Plot: Waris (1969)
Starring : Jeetendra, Hema Malini, Prem Chopra, Mehmood, Aruna Irani, Sudesh Kumar, David Abraham Cheulkar, Kamini Kaushal , Aruna Irani, Master Sachin, Manorama
Directed by Ramanna
Produced by Vasu Menon
Written by Rajendra Krishan
Story by T. N. Balu
Music by R. D. Burman
The story revolved around a young prince with socialist ideas who runs away from the palace. Twenty years later, three pretenders arrive each claiming to be the real prince. This is a film based on a story of kings. Due to disagreements in the King’s household, his wife and son (Jeetendra) decide to move away from his kingdom. Years later, the King dies and the palace decides to locate the Prince, so that he can claim his rightful place on the throne. They locate three young men, all claiming to be the prince. The Palace officials put them to the test, and one by one, all of them pass various tests imposed on them, leaving the officials in a quandary, as to who the real prince is between these three young men.
The film was a remake of Tamil film Naan (1967) which was first remade in Telugu as Nenante Nene (1968), starring Krishna, Krishnam Raju, Kanchana in pivotal roles.