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Bollywood, Drama, Historical fiction, World cinema, Historical drama
Suraiya, Nigar Sultana, Madan Puri, Menaka Devi, Surendra
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1857 (film) Wikipedia
1857 is a 1946 Indian Bollywood film. It was the fifth highest grossing Indian film of 1946. The film was directed by Mohan Sinha for Murari Pictures. The story was by M. Zahur with screenplay and dialogue by Safdar 'Ah'. The film starred the singer-actor pair of Surendra and Suraiya, along with Wasti, Nigar, Munshi Khanjar, Madan Puri.
1857 was a historical fiction drama set against the backdrop of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 also known as the First War of Independence.
Surendra as Aslam
Suraiya as Tasnim
Wasti as Nawab Agha
Benjamin as Jawahir Singh
Shyam Sunder as Manzoor
Nigar as mother of Manzoor
Munshi Khanjar as father of Manzoor
Madan Puri as Prince Mirza Mughal
Menka Devi as Begum
Laxmi as Queen of Jhansi
Lila as sister of Manzoor
The music composer was Sajjad Hussain with lyricists were Anjum Pilibhiti, Y. N. Joshi, Shewan Rizvi, Pandit Ankur. The singers were Suraiya, Surendra and Shamshad Begum, Khan Mastana and Rajkumari.
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