Jeene Ki Raah is one one of the spate of commercially successful and often award winning films made by L.V. Prasad in the mid-60s and 70s - films like Milan, Bidai, Khilona and various others. Jeene Ki Raah, replete with the drama of moral conflict got 6 Filmfare award nominations, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Music (Laxmikant Pyarelal), Best Lyrics (Anand Bakshi for "Badi Mastani Hai"), Best Male Playback Singer (Mohd. Rafi for "Badi Mastani Hai"), Best Female Playback Singer (Lata Mangeshkar for "Aap Mujhe Achhe Lagne Lage"). Lata Mangeshkar and Laxmikant Pyarelal went on to win their nominations.
The other popular songs included "Aa Mere Humjoli Aa", "Ek Banjara Gaaye" & "Chanda Ko Dhoondne Sabhi". Jeene Ki Raah propagated family values and high morals intervowen with a very entertaining screenplay.