Release date1935 WriterHakim Ahmed Shuja (dialogue) DirectorsPremankur Atorthy, Hemchandra Chunder Music directorRaichand Boral, Mihirkian Bhattacharya CastK L Saigal, Pahari Sanyal, Rattan Bai, Gul Hamid, Shyama Similar moviesK L Saigal and Pahari Sanyal appear in Karwane Hayat and Chandidas
Karwan e hayat 1935 ye kooch ke waqt kaisi aawaaz dil ke kaanon mein aa rahi hai pahari sanyal
Karwan-E-Hayat is a 1935 Urdu/Hindi costume action adventure film. The film is directed by Premankur Atorthy, with assistance by Hemchandra, for New Theatres Ltd. Calcutta; and it was produced by Lahore branch of New Theatres. The cast included K. L. Saigal, Rattan Bai, Pahari Sanyal, Rajkumari, Shyama Zutshi, Gul Hamid, Pahari Sanyal, Rajkumari, Molina, Shyama Zutshi, Siddiqi, Kapoor, Rana. The cinematographer was Krishna Gopal, with music composed by Mihir Kiran Bhattacharya and his brother Timir Baran Bhattacharya, and lyrics by Hakim Ahmad Shuja Pasha. The film, a costume drama, involved the Prince Pervez on the run from an arranged marriage to a princess, only to fall in love with her when they meet in unusual circumstances.
Karwan e hayat 1935 dil se teri nigaah jigar tak utar gayi k l saigal
Pervez K. L. Saigal, heir to the throne of Kascand flees from his kingdom when he finds that his mother (Shyama Zutshi) along with the Wazir (Gul Hamid), has arranged his marriage with the princess (Rajkumari) of Bijapore. Tikkim, wants to marry the princess and he has her kidnapped by the qypsies. Pervez during his escape meets some qypsies who have the kidnapped princess with them. He joins the gypsies and travels with them as a commoner. Zarina (Rattan Bai) one of the gypsy girl falls in love with Pervez. Pervez and the princess find out the truth about each other and fall in love. Together, they defeat the villain Tikkim.
K. L. Saigal
The music of Karwan-E-Hayat has been credited to two music directors, Mihir Kiran Bhattacharya and Timir Baran Bhattacharya, with lyrics by Hakim Ahmad Shuja Pasha, the famous Urdu poet and writer from Lahore. Some sources credit R C Boral for the music as well but there is no documentary basis for it. Three of the songs in the film were released on 78 rpm records, and all of them are credited to Timir Baran as composer. The film's booklet mentions only the name of Mihir Kiran Bhattacharya as the composer but no single song has been specifically attributed to him as such. The definitive information is available from a) Hindi Film Geet Kosh, compiled by Har Mandir Singh 'Hamraaz', b) photos of some labels of the film's 78 rpm records are available at www.kundanlalsaigal.com, c) a book on Saigal named JAB DIL HI TOOT GAYAA.