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Baiju Bawra (1952)

| Drama, Musical, Romance
A young singer, in the time of Emperor Akbar the Great, sets out to avenge his father, killed in a disturbance near the house of a member of the Court.

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(revised version) (as R.S. Choudhari), (screenplay) (as R.S. Choudhari) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gauri
Bharat Bhushan ...
Baijnath 'Baiju'
Surendra ...
Sangeet Samrat Tansen
Kuldip Kaur ...
Daku Roopmati (as Kuldeep Kaur)
Bipin Gupta ...
Shahenshah Badshah Akbar
Manmohan Krishna ...
Shankar Anand
B.M. Vyas ...
Mohan
Mishra ...
Narpat
Radhakrishan ...
Ghasit Khan (as Radha Kishan)
Kesari ...
Ganjoo
Rajan Haksar ...
Young Baijnath
Tabassum ...
Young Gauri (as Baby Tabassum)
Rai Mohan ...
Swami Haridas (as Rai Mohan)
Bhagwanji ...
Baiju's Father
Nadir ...
Hathi Singh
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A young singer, in the time of Emperor Akbar the Great, sets out to avenge his father, killed in a disturbance near the house of a member of the Court. Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

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Door Koi Gaye Dhun Ye Sunaye
Performed by Shamshad Begum, Lata Mangeshkar
Composed by Naushad
Lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni
Music on H.M.V.
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The sweetest musical
17 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie many many times and will do so in future. Naushad, in my books, was the greatest composer of Hindi film Sangeet (runners up being C. Ramchandra and Shankar Jaikishan).To bring out the innermost emotions of a Raaga into a 3 or 4 minute song is the accomplishment of a genius. If you want a child to learn Raagdari, just let him listen and learn to play these songs. Then you don't have to force him to learn music. By the way, one of the greatest Bhajans "Man Tarapat Hari Darashan Ko Aaj" shows that the only religion of the artists (song writer Shakeel Badayuni, composer Naushad, singer Mohamad Rafi) is their art.


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