Chhoti Si Baat (1976)

Bollywood/Drama 2h 20m
Cast: Amol Palekar, Vidya Sinha, Ashok Kumar, Asrani, Rajendra Nath, C S Dube, Amitabh Bachchan, Devendra Khandelwal, Hema Malini, Manmohan, Nandita Thakur, Komila Virak, Dharmendra, A K Hangal, Zarina Wahab, Rajan Haksar, Ashim Kumar, Devendra, Noni Ganguli, R S Chopra, Monty, Deepak, Sudarshan, Shobhana, Kartik, Vishnu Sharma
Genre: Bollywood/Drama
Duration: 2h 20m
Producer: B R Chopra
Music Director(s): Salil Chowdhary
Lyricist(s): Yogesh
Release Date: 31 Dec, 1975


  • Posters of the film had then popular romantic pair Hema Malini and Dharmendra in limelight.While lead pair Amol Palekar and Vidya Sinha were in one corner of the poster.The audience mistook that Dharmendra and Hema Malini are the leading pairs.But when the went to see the film they both were only for the song Jaaneman Jaaneman.But the film was made so well that the audience did not have any complaints about leading pair.
  • In the film Amitabh Bachchan (in his minuscule role) is dressed up in his film Zameer (1975) shooting.
  • It is remake of a 1960s british film school for scoundrels.
  • Hema Malini's mother Jaya Chakravarthy helped in producing the film.
  • Hollywood film Hitch staring Will smith has similar story line.Hitch was later made as Partner in 2007 with Salman Khan, Govinda.Karina Kaif and Lara Dutta.Where in characters of Will Smith and Salman Khan were similar to Ashok Kumar.