Amanush

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Amanush
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Directed by Shakti Samanta
Produced by Shakti Samanta
Written by Shaktipada Rajguru
Starring Sharmila Tagore
Uttam Kumar
Utpal Dutt
Music by Shyamal Mitra
Release dates
  • 1975 (1975)
Running time 153 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi and Bengali

Amanush (English:Inhuman) is a 1975 Indian action drama film made in both Hindi and Bengali produced and directed by Shakti Samanta. The film stars Sharmila Tagore, Uttam Kumar, Utpal Dutt and Asit Sen.

The Bengali version of the film achieved immense popularity amongst Bengalis and featured many memorable songs by Kishore Kumar like Bipinbabur karansudha and Ki asha-y baandhi khelaghar. Also, this film featured the Bengali film star Uttam Kumar at the height of his popularity and Utpal Dutt turned in a typically stellar performance as the villain.

The film was later remade in Telugu as "Edureeta" (1977) starring N.T.Rama Rao, Vanisri, and Jayasudha, in Malayalam as Ithaa Oru Manushyan and in Tamil as Thyagam with Sivaji Ganesan. After Amanush, Samanta once again made another double version, Anand Ashram (1977) with the same lead actors, however that film didn't do well at the box office.[1][need quotation to verify]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Hindi[edit]

No. Title Length


     Music: Shyamal Mitra | Lyrics: Indeevar

1. "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera Toda" - Kishore Kumar

2. "Kal Ke Apne Na Jaane Kyun" - Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle

3. "Tere Gaalonko Choomoon" - Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle

4. "Ghum Ki Dawaa To Pyaar Hai" - Asha Bhosle

5. "Na Puchho Koi Hamein" - Kishore Kumar

6. "Nadiya Mein Lahre Naache (title track) - Shyamal Mitra

Awards[edit]

The film won total 2 award from 9 nomination it received at 1976 Filmfare Awards

Won

  • Best Playback Singer, Male - Kishore Kumar for "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera Toda"
  • Best Lyricist - Indeevar for "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera Toda"

Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nalin Mehta (2008). Television in India: Satellites, Politics and Cultural Change. Routledge. p. 155. ISBN 1134062133. 

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