Haathi Mere Saathi – 1971
A classic in the genre of Children’s Film, Haathi Mere Saathi was the biggest hit of the year 1971. Haathi Mere Saathi (which means elephant my partner) became a favourite of kids with the presence of many animals especially the four elephants.
The film was directed by M. A. Thirumugham and produced by Sandow M. M. A. Chinnappa Thevar. The film starred one of the superstars of that period Rajesh Khanna in lead role. The film is also known as the first collaboration of scriptwriter duo Salim-Javed. Music was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal and lyrics by Anand Bakshi.