Anuraag (1973 film)
|Directed by||Shakti Samanta|
|Produced by||Shakti Samanta|
|Music by||S. D. Burman|
Anuraag is a 1972 Hindi film, directed by Shakti Samanta. The film stars Moushmi Chatterjee in her Hindi film debut and Vinod Mehra in lead roles. The then Shakti Samanta stalwart Rajesh Khanna, having earlier made Aradhana (1969) and Kati Patang makes a special appearance. The music is by S. D. Burman.
The film became a semi-hit, while doing extremely well in big cities., and won the Filmfare Best Movie Award for the year. It was later remade into the Telugu film "Anuraagaalu" (1975) with Sridevi in her first leading role. A. Bhimsingh also remade it in Malayalam as Raagam (1975).
A blind sculptor, Shivani (Moushmi Chatterjee) stays in an ashram and makes friends with a small boy (Satyajit), who is suffering from cancer. She falls in love with Rajesh (Vinod Mehra). Rajesh asks his parents to permit him to marry her, to which his mother agrees, but his father refuses under present condition. Then, an eye specialist reveals that an eye replacement would cure her.
Later, as a dying wish the young boy, donates his eyes to her thus granting her eyesight for the first time in her life.
- Ashok Kumar - Mr. Rai
- Master Satyajeet - Chandan
- Nutan - Anu Rai (Rai's daughter-in-law)
- Vinod Mehra - Rajesh
- Moushmi Chatterjee - Shivani
- Nasir Hussain - Anu's Father
- Murad - Eye Specialist
- Asit Sen - D'Souza
- Madan Puri - Amirchand
- Abhi Bhattacharya - Hari
- Satyendra Kapoor - Dr. Sunil
- Anuraag Venkat - SuperHeroManTwoHundredThousand
|Studio album by S.D. Burman|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|S.D. Burman chronology|
|1||Neend Churayi Chain Churaye||Lata Mangeshkar||4:14|
|2||Ram Karay Babua||Kishore Kumar||4:19|
|3||Sun Ri Pawan Pawan Purbaiya||Lata Mangeshkar||3:33|
|4||Tere Nainon Ke Main Deep Jalaoonga||Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd. Rafi||3:36|
|5||Mera Raja Beta Boojhe Ek Paheli||Lata Mangeshkar|
Awards and nominations
- Filmfare Best Movie Award (1973)
- Filmfare Nomination for Best Actress-Moushmi Chatterjee
- Filmfare Nomination for Best Supporting Actress-Nutan
- Filmfare Nomination for Best Story-Shakti Samanta