Caravan is a 1971 Bollywood thriller film
produced by Tahir Hussain under Nasir Hussain Films & T.V. Films banner,
directed by Nasir Hussain. The film stars Jeetendra, Asha Parekh in lead
roles and music composed by R.D. Burman. It also has Aruna Irani, Helen and
Madan Puri. Three more Hussain fixtures were involved in the songs; lyricist
Majrooh Sultanpuri and music composer R.D. Burman and Mohammad Rafi. The film
recorded as Super Hit at box office.Girl on the Run (1953 film) inspired the
The film is an action thriller, about a young
woman, Sunita (Asha Parekh), her father Mohandas (Murad) finds out that his
trusted employee, Rajan (Krishen Mehta), has been embezzling money from him.
He confronts him and Rajan attacks him, flinging him out of the window of the
multi-storied building but the police think that the death is accidental.
This leaves the coast clear for Rajan to wed Mohandas' only daughter, Sunita.
Sunita is distraught and ends up married to this "wrong" man,
Rajan. Shortly after the wedding, Sunita finds out the truth. She thinks that
Rajan has conspired with his girlfriend Monica (Helen) to murder her. So she
runs away to find her father's old friend in Bangalore who may be able to
help. On the way she experiences an accident, and ends up with a band of
performing gypsies. She meets caravan van-driver Mohan (Jeetendra) and she is
attracted towards him. Sunita does not know that she has put herself in
danger again - this time at the hands of knife-thrower, Nisha (Aruna Irani),
who loves Mohan, and will kill anyone who gets in her way. To make matters
worse, Rajan has not given up his search for Sunita.