Chhaya (1936)

A celebrated melodrama. A bank employee who steals money to buy medicine for his dying wife is caught, jailed and dies of shame. His eldest son Prakash (Vinayak) publishes a poem in the ... See full summary »

Director:

Master Vinayak

Writers:

R.S. Junnarkar, V.S. Khandekar (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Master Vinayak Master Vinayak ... Prakash
Leela Chitnis ... Chhaya
Indira Wadkar Indira Wadkar
Baburao Pendharkar Baburao Pendharkar ... Dr. Atal
Hardikar Hardikar ... Judge
Ratnaprabha Ratnaprabha
Vaishampayan Vaishampayan
N.G. Pandit Rao N.G. Pandit Rao
Anant Marathe Anant Marathe
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A celebrated melodrama. A bank employee who steals money to buy medicine for his dying wife is caught, jailed and dies of shame. His eldest son Prakash (Vinayak) publishes a poem in the very newspaper that publicized his father's crime. The judge (Hardikar) who convicted Prakash's father gives him a poetry prize and the judge's daughter Chhaya (Chitnis) happens to fall in love with him. But when she learnsof Prakash's family history, Chhaya allows her father and her suitor, Dr. Atul (Pendharkar), to accuse Prakash of molesting her and sends him to prison. Prakash's destitute sister Kala (Ratnaprabha) becomes a prostitute to pay for the younger brother Suman's (Marathe) medical bills levied by the ambitious Dr. Atul. Kala bears a child and has to kill it. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Country:

India

Language:

Marathi

Also Known As:

Holy Crime See more »

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Mono
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