Oonche Log (1985)

Oonche Log (English language: High Society People) is an Indian Hindi film directed by Brij, released on 5 July, 1985. This film is inspired from Wuthering Lights, Dil Diya Dard Liya and the Pakistani film Dehleez (1983) starring Nadeem, Shabnam, Afzal Ahmed and Agha Taalish. The film stars Rajesh Khanna and Salma Agha as the main lead characters. The film's cinematography, costumes, music of R.D.Burman, performance of Rajesh Khanna, Danny Denzongpa and Prem Chopra was critically praised but Salma Agha's performance was criticised. Brij insisted on using the same tune and lyrics of Aaj Tu Gair Sahi of a Pakistani film Dehleez sung by Mehndi Hasan, in this film and same song was recorded with Kishore. and. Kishore Kumar's version with R.D.Burman's orchestration was appreciated.Brij insisted in an interview that he made this film disappointed with failure of Dil liya dard diya on all aspects in 1966.This version is considered much better than the 1966 film by Indian viewers.