|Movie Name||Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971)|
|Movie Genre||Action Movie Dacoit Movie|
|Directed by||Raj Khosla|
|Produced by||Bolu Khosla Lekhraj Khosla|
|Music Director||Laxmikant Pyarelal|
|Star Cast||Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Aasha Parekh, Laxmi Chhaya , Jayant, Asit Kumar Sen, Sudhir, Bhagwan Dada, Mohan Choti, Birbal, Dulari, Manmohan, Purnima Das Verma, Uma Dutt, Harbans Darshan M Arora, Kedarnath Saigal,|
|Release Date||12 Jun, 1971 (India)|
|Movie Budget||0.90 Cr. (Estimated)|
|Box Office Collection||6 Cr. Approximately (Worldwide)|
|Rating||IMDB: 7.3 Bollywood Product: 7.5|
Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971) is an Indian Bollywood Action Movie released on 25 June, 1971 (India). The movie was produced by Lekhraj Khosla and Bolu Khosla. The movie was directed by Raj Khosla. The story was written by Akhtar Romani and the screenplay was written by G.R. Kamat. Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971) remade in Telugu Language with the name Manchhi Babayi (1978).
Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971) got commercial success and became Blockbuster on Box Office by earning Rs. 6 Crores and also became the Second Highest Grossing Bollywood Movie of 1971 after Haathi Mere Saathi followed by Dushman, Maryada, Andaz, Caravan, Hare Rama Hare Krishna, Amar Prem, Sharmilee and Mela.
Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971) stars Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Aasha Parekh in lead roles. Dharmendra was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award the only one for the movie, however, the same was won by Rajesh Khanna for Anand. Jayant, Asit Kumar, Sudhir, Laxmi Chhaya, Mohan Chhoti, Manmohan and Birbal played supporting roles.
Laxmikant-Pyarelal composed music for Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971) and lyrics were written by Anand Bakshi. Together they created some mesmerizing and unforgettable evergreen songs Kuchh Kehta Hai Ye Saawan, Apni Prem Kahaniyaan, Aaya Aaya Atariya Pe Koi Chor, Maar Diiya Jaaye and Sona Le Ja Re.
Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971) Movie Plot: After completing 6 months jail a small town thief Ajit (Dharmendra) is told to meet Hawaldar Major Jaswant Singh (Jayant) for employment who helped police to make Ajit Arrest.
Ajit visits in the village where Jaswant Singh used to live and starts forming for him who in turn pays Ajit some money. During farming he meets a pretty and lively village girl Anju (Asha Parekh) and after some initial differences they fall in love with each other.
The village is feared with the wrath of Jabbar (Vinod Khanna), a cruel and heartless dacoit. When Ajit comes across him he is badly beaten by Jabbar. Situation gets worse when Jabbar abducts Anju after killing her father.