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Chitralekha (1941 film)

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Music director  Jhande Khan
Country  India
Director  Kidar Sharma
Running time  2h 36m
Story by  Bhagwati Charan Verma
Language  Hindi
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Release date  1941
Based on  Chitralekha   by Bhagwati Charan Verma
Cast  Bharat Bhushan, Mehtab (Chitralekha), Leela Mishra, AS Gyani (Kumargiri), Ram Dulari
Similar movies  Related Kidar Sharma movies

Chitralekha 1941 neelkamal muskaaye bhanwra jhoothi kasame khaaye ramdulari


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Chitralekha is a 1941 Indian Bollywood film, directed by Kidar Sharma and based on 1934 Hindi novel of the same name by Bhagwati Charan Verma. Its music is by noted classical musician Ustad Jhande Khan, giving popular songs like "Sun sun Neelkamal Muskaye," "Saiyyan Saware Bhaye Baware," and "Tum Jao Bde Bhagwan Bane, Insaan Bano."

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It was the second-highest grossing Indian film of 1941. Khan used he used classical Ragas like Bhairavi and Asavari to the score making it influential for classical based Hindi film songs. This was the debut of actor Bharat Bhushan, who later achieved fame with Bhaiju Bawra (1952). Sharma cast Mehtab as he felt she was "perfect" for the role of Chitralekha. Mehtab achieved both fame and notierity with the famous bathing scene in the film.

It was remade by Sharma in 1964, also titled Chitralekha, starring Meena Kumari and Ashok Kumar.

Chitralekha 1941 saiyyan saanwre bhaye baawre vachan karat nit jhoothe ramdulari


Cast

  • Miss Mehtab as Chitralekha
  • Nandrekar as Samant Bijgupt
  • A.S. Gyani as Kumargiri
  • Rajendra
  • Monica Desai as Yashodhara
  • Ram Dulari
  • Leela Mishra
  • Ganpatrai Premi as Mrityunjay
  • Bharat Bhushan
  • References

    Chitralekha (1941 film) Wikipedia
    Chitralekha (1941 film) IMDb


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