Mr. X (1957)

Mr X

Sippy Films (1957)

Director: Nanabhai Bhatt

Producer: G.P. Sippy

Music: N. Dutta

Special Effects: Babubhai Mistry

Cast: Ashok Kumar, Nalini Jaywant, Pran, Johnny Walker, Nishi, Hari Shivdasani, Rajen Kapoor, Leela Misra, Amir Bai, Sheila Vaz, Helen.

Plot: Professor Dinanath creates a drug that can make anyone who takes it, invisible. He tries it on his daughter Chhaya’s (Nalini Jaywant) boyfriend, Ashok (Ashok Kumar), who proceeds to use his new found power to play robin hood with the local rich people.

The police give this invisible menace the nom de plume of Mr. X and are frantic to bring his crime spree to an end.

Chhaya, concerned with Ashok’s well-being, urges her father to create an antidote. The professor works day and night to create a potion that will return Ashok to his visible self but after he succeeds, both he and the drug go missing.

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Mike Barnum

I am a lifelong lover of films, with a taste for movies of all genres, new and old, as well as pop culture from around the world. I currently write for the U.S. based film magazines CLASSIC IMAGES and FILMS OF THE GOLDEN AGE and have also been published in FILMFAX, SCARLET STREET, and VIDEO WATCHDOG.

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