Devata (1978 film)

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Devata is a 1978 Hindi film directed by S. Ramanathan.



Tony, a village orphan marries his sweetheart but loses her in childbirth. He showers all his love and devotion on his child Mary. Mary falls in love with a playboy and when he refuses to marry her, Tony goes to meet him but finds him dead. Subsequently, Tony is arrested and sentenced for life but he flees from custody. Years later, when Tony returns as Tarun Kumar Gupta, Mary is delighted and relieved. Unfortunately for Tony, he must now decide whether to run away again or face arrest and impirsonment.


  • Sanjeev Kumar as Tony/Tarun Kumar Gupta
  • Shabana Azmi as Mary
  • Rakesh Roshan as George
  • Sarika as Lily
  • Shreeram Lagoo as Father Fernandez
  • Danny Denzongpa as Inspector Lawrence
  • Asit Sen as Doctor Shambhunath
  • Shubha Khote as Mrs. Shambhunath

Awards and Nominations

  • Best Actor - Sanjeev Kumar

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