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Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955)

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 »

Director:

Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre (as V. Shantaram)

Writers:

Dewan Sharar (dialogue), Dewan Sharar (story)
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4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gopi Krishna Gopi Krishna ... Girdhar
Sandhya Sandhya ... Neeladevi
Keshavrao Date Keshavrao Date ... Mangal Maharaj
Master Bhagwan Master Bhagwan ... Badlu
Madan Puri ... Manilal
Manorama ... Bindya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mumtaz Begum Mumtaz Begum ... Roopkala's mom (as Mumtaz)
Nana Palsikar ... Sadhu
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Storyline

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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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 July 1998 (Japan) See more »

Filming Locations:

India

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rajkamal Kala Mandir See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color
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Connections

Referenced in Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Jo Tum Todo Piya
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Music composed by Vasant Desai
Lyrics by Meerabai
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