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Full Moon (1961)

Chaudhvin Ka Chand (original title)
The setting is the city of Lucknow in northern India, where Islamic culture flourished. Two of the three best friends who live in this city have fallen in love with the same woman named ... See full summary »

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Jameela
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Aslam
Rehman ...
Pyare Mohan / Nawab Sahib
Minoo Mumtaz ...
Rehana (as Minu Mumtaz)
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Mirza Masaraddik Shaiza
Mumtaz Begum ...
Pyare Miyan's Mother
Praveen Paul ...
Shaiza's Mother (as Pravin Paul)
Naazi
Noorjahan
Raziyah ...
(as Razia)
Zebunissa
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Naseeban (as Uma Devi)
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(as Baby Farida)
Kesarbai ...
(as Kaiserbai)
Lata Sinha
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The setting is the city of Lucknow in northern India, where Islamic culture flourished. Two of the three best friends who live in this city have fallen in love with the same woman named Jameela unknowingly. Aslam and Nawab are the two friends caught in this love triangle. Written by Anonymous

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July 1961 (Soviet Union)  »

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The Moon of the Fourteenth  »

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Guru dutt was in his office with his associates. Guru dutt was thinking what next film should he make ? Then he remembers, he opens his draw, he takes pulls out a file which had a script and he had kept inside his draw for many years. For many years he wants to make that film but he always says next time. But now he thinks the time has come to make this light muslim social script into a film. He told m.sadiq that he will direct ' chaudivin ka chand. See more »

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Referenced in Because I Don't Lie (2001) See more »

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Yeh Lucknow Ki Sar Zameen
Sung by Mohammad Rafi
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Waheeda Rehman lights up the screen
13 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was Guru Dutt's most successful commercial film. What Catherine Deneuve is to French films, Waheeda Rehman is to Indian films - sensuous, talented, photogenic and ethereal. The Lukhnavi traditions are captured beautifully - the women's quarters and the men forbidden access. The lifting of the veil has two men fall madly in love with the same woman. In the end, as tragedy strikes, Jameela's divorced husband gently pulls the veil back on her face. This scene is worth the price of the DVD. I wish that Guru Dutt had not colorized the title song in this black and white film. Meenu Mumtaz and Tun Tun are great. Johnny Walker does his usual schtick and Rehman and Guru Dutt complete the love triangle.


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