1857 (film)

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1857
Directed by Mohan Sinha
Written by M. Zahur
Starring Surendra
Suraiya
Wasti
Madan Puri
Music by Sajjad Hussain
Cinematography V. N. Reddy
Edited by Manhar Prabhu
Release date
1946
Country India
Language Hindi

1857 is a 1946 Indian Bollywood film. It was the fifth highest grossing Indian film of 1946,[1] 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,[2] 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.[3]

Cast[edit]

  • 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

Soundtrack[edit]

The music composer was Sajjad Hussain with lyricists were Anjum Pilibhiti, Y. N. Joshi, Shewan Rizvi, Pandit Ankur,[4] the singers were Suraiya, Surendra and Shamshad Begum, Khan Mastana and Rajkumari.[5]

Songlist[edit]

# Title Singer Lyricist
1 "Meri Ho Gayi Unse Baat" Suraiya Pandit Ankur
2 "Dilli Tere Kile Par" Suraiya Shewan Rizvi
3 "Umido Ka Tara Kismat Pe" Suraiya Anjum Pilibhiti
4 "Gham-e-Aashiyana Satayega Kab Tak" Suraiya Mohan Singh
5 "Teri Nazar Mein Main Rahun" Surendra, Suraiya Mohan Singh
6 "Jhamak Jhamak Liye" "Shamshad Begum"
7 "Chupke Hi Chupke Na Jaana" Rajkumari, Khan Mastana Anjum Pilibhiti
8 "Woh Pehli Mulaqat" Surendra Pandit Ankur

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top Earners 1946". Box Office India. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Bhaichand Patel (2012). Bollywood's Top 20: Superstars of Indian Cinema. Penguin Books India. pp. 63–. ISBN 978-0-670-08572-9. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Narwekar, Sanjit. "Hindi Cinema and the Freedom Struggle". academia.edu. Academia. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "1857 (1946)". hindigeetmala.net. Hindi Geetmala. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "1857". muvyz.com. Muvyz, Ltd. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 

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