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Director  Phani Majumdar
Language  Hindi
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Family, Musical, Romance
Country  India
Aarti (film) movie poster
Release date  1962
Writer  Vishwamitter Adil (dialogue), Vishwamitter Adil (screenplay), Prafulla Desai (stageplay "Sanskar Lakshmi"), S. Kumar (scenario assistant)
Songs  Ab Kya Misal Doon Main Tumhare Shabab Ki
Cast  Ashok Kumar (Dr. Prakash), Meena Kumari (Aarti Gupta), Pradeep Kumar (Deepak), Shashikala (Jaswanti), Peace Kanwal (Ramola), Gajanan Jagirdar (Deepak's Father (as Jagirdar))

Kabhi to milegi classic hindi song meena kumari pradeep kumar aarti

Aarti (Hindi: आरती) is a 1962 Indian Bollywood film directed by Phani Majumdar and produced by Tarachand Barjatya. The film stars Meena Kumari in the title role of Aarti, with Ashok Kumar, Pradeep Kumar and Shashikala appearing in pivotal roles. The film is based on Prafulla Desai, a play written by Prafulla Desai.


Baar baar tohe meena kumari pradeep kumar aarti


An unemployed young man named Deepak (Pradeep Kumar) saves Aarti Gupta (Meena Kumari), a hardworking and dedicated doctor, from drowning, and the two eventually fall in love with each other, although she is already engaged to Dr. Prakash (Ashok Kumar). Although Aarti's father firmly disapproves of this relationship, Deepak and Aarti marry. She moves in with him and his family, which includes his brother, Niranjan (Ramesh Deo), his sister-in-law, Jaswanti (Shashikala), their three children, and Deepak's father (Jagirdar). That leaves the humiliated Prakash determined to get Aarti back, whatever he may have to do. He manages to bring a discord in their marital life, so much so that Deepak asks Aarti to leave, and she returns home to her father. This is followed by Deepak having a serious accident, when Prakash is the only surgeon who can operate on him. He agrees to operate on him only if Aarti promises to come back to him and forget her husband.


  • Ashok Kumar ... Dr. Prakash
  • Meena Kumari ... Aarti Gupta
  • Pradeep Kumar ... Deepak
  • Shashikala ... Jaswanti
  • Rajendra Nath ... Jivan
  • Keshto Mukherjee ... Johnny
  • Jagirdar ... Deepak's dad
  • Peace Kanwal ... Ramola
  • Mehmood ... Kumar
  • Chandrima Bhaduri ... Sarla's mom
  • Ramesh Deo ... Niranjan
  • Awards

    Aarti received two nominations at the 1963 annual Filmfare Awards, and won one award. Shashikala won her first Filmfare Award. It was the year when Meena Kumari made a record by having all the three nominations for Best Actress to her credit. She eventually won for Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam. The Bengal Film Journalists' Association acknowledged Aarti as the ninth-best Indian film of the year, and gave it three additional competitive awards. Nominations are listed below.

  • Nominated, Filmfare Best Actress Award - Meena Kumari
  • Won, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award - Shashikala
  • Won, BFJA Award for Best Actress (Hindi) - Meena Kumri
  • Won, BFJA Award for Best Supporting Actress (Hindi) - Shashikala
  • Won, BFJA Award for Best Audiography (Hindi) - R.G. Pushalkar
  • Music

    The soundtrack of the film contains 8 songs. The music is composed by Roshan, with lyrics authored by Majrooh Sultanpuri


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