Anand is a classic Indian movie released in 1971, starring Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, and Sumita Sanyal. The movie is a drama about the life of Anand, a young man who is diagnosed with lymphosarcoma, a terminal cancer. and his relationship with Dr. Bhaskar, his friend and doctor. Despite his illness Anand remains positive and optimistic, and his upbeat outlook on life has a profound effect on the people around him. As the doctor and Anand become closer, Anand’s spirit helps the doctor to realize the true meaning of life and to appreciate the small moments in life.
The ﬁlm is very emotionally moving and deals with the emotions of life, death, and friendship in a sensitive yet powerful manner. The performances of the lead actors are excellent, and the movie has a powerful soundtrack. Anand is a classic movie that is deﬁnitely worth watching, and it is a must-watch for any fan of Indian cinema.
Rajesh Khanna as Anand Sehgal
Amitabh Bachchan as Dr. Bhaskar Banerjee
Sumita Sanyal as Renu Bhaskar Banerjee
Ramesh Deo as Dr. Prakash Kulkarni
Seema Deo as Suman Kulkarni
Lalita Pawar as Matron D’Sa
Durga Khote as Renu’s mother
Johnny Walker as Isa Bhai Suratwala
Asit Sen as Chandr Nath
Dev Kishan as Raghu Kaka
Dara Singh as Wrestling Coach Papaji
Brahm Bhardwaj as Mauni Baba