1857 (film)

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1857
Directed byMohan Sinha
Written byM. Zahur
StarringSurendra
Suraiya
Wasti
Madan Puri
Music bySajjad Hussain
CinematographyV. N. Reddy
Edited byManhar Prabhu
Release date
1946
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

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

Song List[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. Archived from the original on 14 June 2010. 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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