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Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955)

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Dancer maestro Mangal Maharaj wants his son, Girdhar, who is a dancer par excellence, to enter the once-in-ten-years Nateshwar Utsav dance competition, win it, and be crowned the Bharat ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Gopi Krishna ...
Girdhar
Sandhya ...
Neeladevi
Keshavrao Date ...
Mangal Maharaj
Master Bhagwan ...
Badlu
Madan Puri ...
Manilal
Manorama ...
Bindya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mumtaz Begum ...
Roopkala's mom (as Mumtaz)
Nana Palsikar ...
Sadhu
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Dancer maestro Mangal Maharaj wants his son, Girdhar, who is a dancer par excellence, to enter the once-in-ten-years Nateshwar Utsav dance competition, win it, and be crowned the Bharat Natraj. While Girdhar can do a solo dance number, he is also required to dance the Shiv-Parvati Tandav dance with a female partner. Mangal Maharaj would like Roopkala to be his partner, but ends up being disappointed with her. Now with only a year left for the Utsav, he chances upon talented dancer and singer, Neeladevi, and recruits her. He subjects her to strenuous training and he is pleased with her performance. Then he finds out that Girdhar and Neela have fallen in love with each other, and their involvement is interfering with their performance. Unhappy with Neeladevi, he dismisses her, and sets forth to look for another dancer. The question remains: Will he be able to find another one, train her, and make her compete just in time for the Utsav, or will he lose this opportunity altogether and ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baje
Sung by Ustad Amir Khan
Music composed by Vasant Desai
Lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri
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Very good classic
31 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Neela (Sandhya), a dancing girl, is seen doing a cheap dance by an old time Guru (Keshav Rao Date) and his son and disciple Girdhar (Gopi Kishen). Chastised by the Guru and shown what real dance is by Girdhar she sees a new meaning in dance and begs the Guru to teach her. He tells her it will be a hard task but she is willing. Girdhar and the Guru stay in her place, where her maintenance is paid for by one of her admirers Mani Babu (Madan Puri). As Neela and Girdhar begin their training for a prestigious dance festival, the two of them also fall in love. The Guru is furious as he is totally against any display of any emotion by the artist other than devotion to his art. Neela withdraws from Girdhar's life making him hate her and even tries to kill herself but survives. She gives up everything so that Girdhar may excel in his art. Now that Girdhar needs a partner, the Guru and Girdhar decide on Roopkala, a dancer who had trained under the Guru but had corrupted his art. Holding Girdhar responsible for Neela spurning him, Mani Babu buys off Roopkala who refuses to dance. As Girdhar is alone and about to be disqualified, Neela reaches there and performs the Shiv-Parvati dance with him. The Guru relents as he realizes the hardships Neela has undergone and he reunites the lovers.


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