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Mother India (1957) Poster

(1957)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mehboob Khan ... (as Mehboob)

Writing Credits  

Wajahat Mirza ... (dialogue) (as Vajahat Mirza) &
S. Ali Raza ... (dialogue)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Radha
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Birju
...
...
Shamu (Radha's Husband)
Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi ...
Sukhilala (as Kanhaiya Lal)
Jilloo Maa
...
Champa
Chanchal
Sheela Naik ...
Mukri ...
Shambu (as Muqri)
Siddiqui
Ram Shastri
Fakir Mohammad ...
(as Faqir Mohomed)
Geeta
Hameeda
Master Surendra
Mastan
Nawab Khan
Master Alec
...
(as Sitaradevi)
Azra ...
Chandra
Sajid Khan ...
Young Birju (as Master Sajid)
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Music by 

Naushad

Cinematography by 

Faredoon A. Irani ... (photography)

Film Editing by 

Shamsudin Kadri

Art Direction by 

V.H. Palnitkar

Set Decoration by 

D.R. Jadhav ... (as D. R. Jadhav) (settings)

Makeup Department 

P.G. Joshi ... makeup artist (as P. G. Joshi)
R. Pitamber ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management 

Munshi Ahmed Qureshi ... production manager (as M.A. Qureshi)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Nazir Ahmed ... assistant director (as Nazar Ahmed)
Syed Ameerudin ... assistant director
Chimankant Gandhi ... assistant director
Ahmad Hussain ... assistant director
Wajid Hussain ... assistant director
S.A. Master ... assistant director (as S. A. Master)

Art Department 

Y.H. Bargal ... assistant settings (as Y. H. Bargal)
Munawarali Mistry ... settings

Sound Department 

Pandurang Baloor ... sound assistant (as P. P. Boloor)
Kaushik ... sound
Manohar ... sound assistant
M.A. Shaikh ... sound assistant (as M.A. Sheikh)

Camera and Electrical Department 

M.B. Ansari ... chief electrician (as M. B. Ansari)
Gunvant Patel ... stills (as Gunwant R. Patel)
Parvez Sabawalla ... assistant photography
Balu T. Sawant ... assistant photography
M.R. Vasudev ... assistant photography (as M. R. Vasudev)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Amarnath ... costume assistant
Fazal Din ... costumes
Alla Ditta ... costume assistant (as late Alla Ditta)

Editorial Department 

Ibrahim Baporia ... assistant editor (as I. Baporia)
A.H. Ratia ... assistant editor (as A. H. Ratia)

Music Department 

Shakeel Badayuni ... songs
Mohd. Ebrahim ... assistant music
Shamshad Begum ... playback singer (uncredited)
Asha Bhosle ... playback singer (uncredited)
Manna Dey ... playback singer (uncredited)
Lata Mangeshkar ... playback singer (uncredited)
Meena Mangeshkar ... playback singer (unconfirmed) (uncredited)
Usha Mangeshkar ... playback singer (unconfirmed) (uncredited)
Mohammad Rafi ... playback singer (uncredited)

Other crew 

Mazgaon Mitra Mandal ... dances
Sanskar Stri Mandal ... dances
Sorthi Ghedia Gnati Garbi Mandal ... dances
Chiman Seth ... dance director
W. Seys ... negatives process supervisor
V.J. Shah ... chief production executive (as V. J. Shah)
Nanubhai N. Shukla ... publicist
J.F.H. Van der Auwera ... negatives process supervisor (as Vender Awera)

Thanks 

Dhirubhai Desai ... gratitude (as Shri Dhirubhai Desai)
Tatya Saheb Jadhavrao ... gratitude: Satara Dist., India (as Shri Tatya Saheb Jadhavrao)
Amarsinh Bapubhai Makwana ... gratitude (as Shri Amarsinh Bapubhai Makwana)
Bhau Antoba Masote ... gratitude (as Shri Bhau Antoba Masote)
Ishwardas Nemani ... gratitude (as Shri Ishwardas Nemani)
Becharbhai Patel ... gratitude (as Shri Becharbhai Patel)
Chimanbhai Kakabhai Patel ... gratitude (as Shri Chimanbhai Kakabhai Patel)
Gordhanbhai Patel ... gratitude (as Shri Gordhanbhai Motibhai Patel)
Maganbhai Patel ... gratitude (as Shri Maganbhai Patel)
Manibhai Patel ... gratitude (as Shri Manibhai Patel)
Ranchodbhai Patel ... gratitude (as Shri Ranchodbhai Patel)
Narendra Sinhji Ramsingji Rawalji ... gratitude (as Shri Narendra Sinhji Ramsingji Rawalji)
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