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Amar (1954)

Not Rated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 1954 (India)
Anju Rai lives a wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad in a palatial house. She is now of marriageable age, and her dad has arranged her marriage with Advocate Amarnath. Both Anju and ... See full summary »

Director:

Mehboob Khan

Writers:

S.K. Kalla (story), Agha Jani Kashmiri (dialogue) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Madhubala ... Anju
Nimmi ... Sonia
Dilip Kumar ... Advocate Amarnath
Jayant ... Sankat Chhaila
Ulhas Ulhas ... Rai Saheb Mohanlal (as Ullhas)
Mukri ... Advocate (as Muqri)
Husn Banu Husn Banu ... (as Husnbanoo)
Amar
Siddiqui Siddiqui
Murad ... The Judge
Pandey Pandey ... (as Pandeji)
Haroon Haroon
Agha Miraz Agha Miraz ... (as Agha Mehraj)
Shakeel Nomani Shakeel Nomani ... (as Shakeel Naumani)
Shahin Shahin
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Storyline

Anju Rai lives a wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad in a palatial house. She is now of marriageable age, and her dad has arranged her marriage with Advocate Amarnath. Both Anju and Amarnath meet and fall in love with each other. Shortly before their formal engagement, Anju notices a change in Amarnath - as he appears to be drifting further from her. Then he decides to demolish his house and re-built it, and also refuses to go near any Mandir - either alone or in Anju's company. When part of the house collapses, he is injured, but recuperates quickly. It is then the town is set afire with rumors that Amarnath may have sexually molested a village belle named Sonia, who sells milk, lives a poor lifestyle with her widowed dad, cruel step-mother, and is to be married to the village goon, Shankar. Watch what happens when Shankar gets killed, and Sonia is arrested for killing him. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1954 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

I seirina tis vomvais See more »

Filming Locations:

India

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mehboob Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Before Amar, Mehboob Khan had made Aan in colour but he thought that Amar will look good in b/w. Later Mother India & Son of India were made in colour. Amar came in between these films. Music meastro Naushad Ali and cinematography Fareedom Irani, worked in most Mehboob Productions. See more »

Soundtracks

Jaanewale Se Mulaqaat Na Hone Payi
Music by Naushad
Lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar
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A classic
12 April 2011 | by santoshini908See all my reviews

Amar is truly a classic with a finest story and wonderful Dialogues.Amar is a classic with a message for everybody.Old is gold and this is a golden classic.One of the early good movies made in India. The story of the movie is very much relevant and the director has described the life of a simple and innocent girl in a best way to salute him.Amar is one of the early films about lives of people in India.The movie surely has all ingredients required for a classic. A forever classic that requires high Honour even today.Amar has good soulful heart breaking songs. A classic and a good movie for everybody to watch and know about lives of people of early India.Old is gold and gold is more precious.


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