List of Bollywood films of 1941

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A list of films produced by the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai in 1941:

Highest grossing[edit]

The top five grossing films at the Indian Box Office in 1941:[1]

Top Grossing[edit]

Rank Film
1 Khazanchi
2 Chitralekha
3 Sikandar
4 Jhoola
5 Lagan

A-B[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1941
Aasra Chimankant Gandhi, Lalit Mehta Sardar Akhtar, Amar, Husn Banu, Veena, Bhudo Advani, Nisar Ahmad Ansari, Kanhaiyalal Social Music: Anil Biswas
Lyrics: Safdar Aah
Abla R.N. Vaidya Chandrika, Sheila Haldar, Ghulam Mohammed, Surya Kumari, Sunder, Shyam Narayan, Hiralal, Chandrika Social Music: Khurshid Khan
Lyrics: Pandit Gyan Chandra
Abla Ki Shakti Munshi Dil Khalil, Jehanara Kajjan, Premlata, Pearl, Phool Kumari Social Music: Chaila Lal, Ustad Hussain Jaan
lyrics: Pandit Bhushan
Akela Pesi Karani Bibbo, Mazhar Khan, E. Billimoria, Protima Devi, Miss Moti, Mohammed Hadi Social Music: Khan Mastana Lyrics: Pyare Lal Santoshi
Allaudin Laila A. M. Khan Jayant, Ameena, Zahur, Ghulam Mohammed, Indu Rani, Violet Cooper, N. A. Ansari, Nawab, Gulab Costume Fantasy Music: Master Basheer
Lyrics: Munshi Nayab
Amrit Master Vinayak Master Vithal, Meenakshi, Damuanna Malvankar, Dada Salvi, Baburao Pendharkar, Lalita Pawar Social Music: Dada Chandekar
Lyrics: Pandit Indra
Anjaan Amiya Chakravarty Devika Rani, Ashok Kumar, V. H. Desai, David, Om Prakash, Girish, Suresh, Fenty Prasad, Rajkumari, Gulab, P Pithavala Social Music: Panna Lal Ghosh
Lyrics: Pyare Lal Santoshi, Kavi Pradeep
Bahen Mehboob Khan Sheikh Mukhtar, Nalini Jaywant, Harish, Meena Kumari, Husn Banu, Swaroop Rani, Kanhaiyalal, Shahzadi, Bhudo Advani, Agashe Family Drama Music: Anil Biswas
Lyrics: Safdar Aah
Bambai Ki Sair a.k.a Holiday in Bombay Sarvottam Badami Shobhana Samarth, Sabita Devi, E. Bilimoria, , Vatsala Kumtekar, Jal Merchant, Ghory Comedy Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok, Munshi Dil, B. R. Sharma, Pandit Indra
Beti Jayant Desai Khursheed, Arun Kumar, Vasanti, E. Billimoria, Ghory, Bhagwandas, Ghorpure, Nagendra, Kesarbai, Khatoon Family Social Music: Gyan Dutt
Lyrics: B R Sharma, D. N. Madhok
Bombaiwali (Bambaiwali) Homi Wadia Fearless Nadia, John Cawas, Sardar Mansoor, Radharani, Dalpat, Mithu Miya, Boman Shroff, Bibijan, Master Chotu, Azim Action Music: Maadhavlal Damodar Master
Lyrics: Waheed Qureshi
Bulbule Baghdad K. Amarnath Yakub, Jayant, Indurani, Sadiq, W. M. Khan, Anant Marathe, Ghulam Rasool, Music: Ram Gopal Pandey
Lyrics: Ehsan Rizvi

C-D[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Chandan Dhirubhai Desai Nazir, Ashiq Hussain, Kanta Kumari, Maya Bannerji, Lalita. Sadiq, Jamshedji, Anwaribai Social Music: S. N. Tripathi
Lyrics: Pandit Indra
Charnon Ki Dasi Gajanan Jagirdar Durga Khote, Vanmala, Jagirdar, kusum Deshpande, Avinash, Kelkar Family Drama Music: Anna Saheb Mainkar
Lyrics: Pandit Anand Kumar
Chaudhry Niranjan Bhardawaj Pran, Noor Jehan, Ghulam Mohammed, M. Esmail Social Music: Ghulam Haider
Lyrics:
Chitralekha Kidar Nath Sharma Miss Mehtab, Nandrekar, Monica Desai, Bharat Bhushan, Rajinder Singh, Ram Dulari, Leela Mishra, A.S. Gyani Costume Drama Bharat Bhushan's debut film. Based on Bhagwati Charan Varma's novel. Music: Jhande Khan, A. S. Gyani
Lyrics: Kidar Sharma
Circus Ki Sundari Balwant Bhatt Moti, Jal Merchant, Agha, Dhulia, S. L. Puri, A. Karim Action Music: Khan Mastana
Lyrics: Pyare Lal Santoshi, A. Karim
Darpan A. H. Essa Shobhana Samarth, Yakub, Balwant Singh, Essa Social Music:
Lyrics:
Darshan Chimanlal Luhar Prem Adib, Jyoti, Kaushalya, Bhudo Advani, Miradevi, M. Nazir, Shakir, Amirbai Karnataki, Madhusudan Social Music: Naushad
Lyrics: Pandit Indra
Dhandora Charlie Charlie, Husn Banu, E. Billimoria, Shamim, Dixit, Ghory, Bhagwandas, Kesari Comedy Music: Gyan Dutt
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Doctor Subodh Mitra Pankaj Mullick, Bharati Devi Ahindra Choudhury, Jyoti Prakash, Master Meenu, Nemo, Amar Mullick, Buddhadeb, Indu Mukherjee, Panna Rani Social Music: One of the rare films where Pankaj Mullick was actor-composer.[2] Pankaj Mullick
Lyrics: Arzu Lakhnavi, A. H. Shor
Garib Ki Ladki Jyotish Mukherji Hashmat, C. M. Hussain, Kamla Jharia, Mohammed Hussain, Ram Dulari Social Music: Veer Chandra, Kartik Chatterjee
Lyrics:
Ghar Ki Laaj V. M. Vyas Shanta Hublikar, Nazir, Jagdish Sethi, Kaushalya, Kalyani, Mirza Musharraf, Majid, Hadi Family Drama Music: Annasaheb Mainkar
Lyrics: Ehsan Rizvi

E-K[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Hamara Desh Jani Babu Anil Kumar, Lily, Jani Babu, Amirbai Karnakaki, Khalil, Alam, Rafiq, N. A. Ansari Action Social Music: Batish
Lyrics:
Himmat R. K. Shorey Manorama, Radharani, Ragini, Zahur Shah, Majnu, Beg, Ghulam Qadir Action Music: Gobind Ram
Lyrics: Aziz Kashmiri
Jadui Bandhan Nanubhai Vakil Sarojini, Shiraz, Baburao Pehalwan, Rafiq, N. A. Ansari, Garib Shah, Mirajkar, Haroon Fantasy, Science Fiction Music: Ram Gopal Pandey
Lyrics: Pandit Anuj
Jawani Ka Rang Saki Shakuntala Ameer Hussein, Inamdar, Roshanara, Mirajkar Social Music:
Lyrics:
Jhoola Gyan Mukherjee Leela Chitnis, Ashok Kumar, Shah Nawaz, Aruna Devi, V. H. Desai, Mumtaz Ali Social Music: Saraswati Devi
Lyrics: Kavi Pradeep
Kanchan Manibhai Vyas Leela Chitnis, Vimala Vasishta, Arun Kumar, Pramila, Mubarak, Kesari Social Naushad recorded his first song for this film: "Bata Do Koi Kaun Gali More Sham", though Prem Nagar (1940) released earlier.[3] Music: Gyan Dutt, Naushad (1)
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Kasauti Ramchandra Thakur Rose, Prahlad, Veena, Sunalini Devi, Satish, Maruti, N. A, Ansari, Agha, Baby Meena Kumari Social Music: Ashok Ghosh
Lyrics: Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi
Khazanchi Moti B. Gidwani M. Ismail, Ramola, S. D. Narang, Pran, ]], Jankidas, Ajmal Social Music: Ghulam Haider
Lyrics: Wali Sahib
Kurmai J. K. Nanda Jagdish Sethi, Radharani, Jeevan, Shanti, Wasti, A. Shah, Ram Avtar Social Music: Khurshid Anwar
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok

L-M[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Lagan Nitin Bose K. L. Saigal, Kanan Devi, Nawab, Jagdish Sethi, Nemo, Rehmat Bibi, Naresh Bose Romantic Drama Music: R. C. Boral
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Laheri Jeewan S.M. Yusuf Husn Banu, Gope, W. M. Khan, Kurbanjan, Fatty Prasad Action Music: Vasant Kumar Naidu
Lyrics:
Madhusudhan Balwant Bhatt Kumar, Maya Bannerji, Badri Prasad, Jeevan, Gulab, Ashalata Social Music: Pandit Badri Prasad
Lyrics: A. Karim
Mala Mahendra Thakore, P. Jairaj Rose, P. Jairaj, Jayant, M. Nazir, Daya Devi, Heera Kumari, Munshi Khanjar, Athavale Social Drama Music: Naushad
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok, Baalam Pardesi
Manthan Ramji Arya Dalpat, Radharani, Sardar Mansur, Boman Shroff, M. K. Hasan, Rajkumari Costume Drama Music: Baldev Nayak
Lyrics: Pandit Phani
Masoom S.F. Hasnain Ramola, Mehtab, Mazhar Khan, Sajjan, Nazir Kashmiri, Anees, Khwaja Sabir, Muzammil Social Music: Munshi Mubarak Hussain
Lyrics: Arzu Lakhnavi, Mirza Ghalib
Mere Raja T. S. Mani Moti, Mazhar Khan, Shankar Vazare, E. Bilimoria, Bibbo, Kanta Kumari, Vazre, Anwaribai Action Music: Damodar Sharma
Lyrics: I. C. Kapoor
Mere Sajan Ahmed H. Essa Jayant, Urmila, Rajkumari, Sayani Atish, W. M. Khan, Putlibai, Munchi Tuthi, Gulab Social Music: Hafiz Khan Mastana, Vasant Kumar Naidu
Lyrics: Waheed Qureshi
Meri Khwahish Harbanslal, R. D. Rajput Ramesh, Kokila, Mirajkar, A. Karim, Sharifa Social Music: Shanti Kumar, Vasant
Lyrics: Baalam Pardesi, A. K. Sindhu
Muslim Ka Lal A. M. Khan Benjamin, Kalyani, Ameena, Anil Kumar, Samson, S. Alam Action Music: Madhav Lal
Lyrics:

N-R[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Nai Roshni Chimankant Gandhi, L. Mehta Sardar Akhtar, Harish, Husn Banu, Amar, Kanhaiyalal, Sunalini Devi,Bhudo Advani, Agha, Sankatha Prasad, Baby Meena Kumari Social Music: Anil Biswas
Lyrics:
Naya Sansar N. R. Acharya Renuka Devi, Ashok Kumar, Mubarak, Khurshid, David, Shah Nawaz, Suresh, Mahesh Kaul, V. S. Desai, Jagannath, Sushil Kumar, P. F. Pithavala, Azurie Social Music: Saraswati Devi, Ramchandra Pal
Lyrics: Kavi Pradeep
Nirdosh V. C. Desai Nalini Jaywant, Mukesh, Kanhaiyalal, Agha, Sankatha Prasad, Satish, Gulzar, Tiwari, Jani, Hemlata, Kayam Ali Social Music: Ashok Ghosh
Lyrics: Neelkanth Tiwari, Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi, Zia Sarhadi (1)
Padosi V. Shantaram Mazhar Khan, Gajanan Jagirdar, Anees Khatoon, Radhakrishan, Balwant Singh, Casshyap, Vasant Singh, Sarla Devi, Lajwanti, Sumitra, Gopal, Balak Ram Social Drama Music: Master Krishnarao
Lyrics: Pandit Sudarshan
Paisa G. P. Pawar Madhav Kale, Kanta Kumari, Indira Wadkar, Shakuntala Paranjpye, Raja Pandit, Devaskar Social Music: C. Balaji
Lyrics:
Prabhat Vishnu Vyas P. Jairaj, Khurshid, David, Shah Nawaz, Suresh, Mahesh Kaul, V. S. Desai, Jagannath, Sushil Kumar, P F Pithavala, Azurie Social Music: Saraswati Devi, Ramchandra Pal
Lyrics: Kavi Pradeep
Pyaas Ram Daryani Ishwarlal, Snehprabha Pradhan, Gope, Nazir, Shamim, Gulab, Khatoon Social Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Radhika V. C. Desai Harish, Nalini Jaywant, Jyoti, Kanhaiyalal, Sankata Prasad, Sunalini Devi, Pesi Patel, Veena, Bhudo Advani Music: Ashok Ghosh
Lyrics: K. B. Lal, Neelkanth Tiwari (1), Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi (1)
Raj Nartaki a.k.a The Court Dancer Modhu Bose Sadhana Bose, Prithviraj Kapoor, Protima Das Gupta, Benita Gupta, Jal Khambata, Nayampalli, Thapan, Simeons, Prabhat Sinha Costume Dance Produced by J.B.H. Wadia in English, Hindi and Bengali. Music: Timir Baran
Red Signal Nari Ghadiali Benjamin, Urmila, Agha, Noor Jehan, Samson, Manchi Tuthi, Samson, Bibijan Action Music: Chandekar
Lyrics:

S-Z[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Safed Sawar Nari Ghadiali Radharani, Agha, Navin Yagnik, Sayani Aatish, Anant Marathe, Fazlu, Shahzadi, Munchi Thuthi, Mumtaz Action Music:
Lyrics:
Sajjan Dwarka Khosla Husn Banu, Jagdish Sethi, Urmila, Satish Batra, David, Agha, Gope Social Music: Pratap Mukherjee
Lyrics: Pandit Phani
Sangam a.k.a. as Confluence R. S. Junarrkar Master Vinayak, Minakshi, Vatsala Kumtekar, Damuanna Malvankar, Sundarbai, Gupte, Jog, Nandu Khote, Salvi Social Music: Dada Chandekar
Lyrics: Amritlal Nagar, Jai Shankar Prasad (1)
Sant Sakhu Vishnupant Govind Damle, Sheikh Fattelal Hansa Wadkar, Gauri, Shankar Kulkarni, Shanta Majumdar, Sumitra Biopic Legend Devotional Music: Keshavrao Bhole
Lyrics: Pyarelal Santoshi, Mukhram Sharma Ashant
Sasural Chaturbhuj Doshi Motilal, Madhuri, Noor Jehan, Urmila, Kantilal, Miss Iqbal, Bhagwandas, Tarabai, Bhim, Popatlal Family Drama Music: Gyan Dutt
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Seedha Rasta Dawood Baig Radharani, Sushil Kumar, Jagdish Sethi, Jilloobai, A. R. Pehalwan, Mumtaz Begum, Omkar Social Music: Harishchandra Bali
Lyrics: Narendranath Tuli
Shaadi Jayant Desai Madhuri, Motilal, Khursheed, Ishwarlal, Bhagwandas, Kantilal, Tarabai, Dixit, Ghory Social Family Drama Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics:
Shahzadi Jagatrai Pesumal Advani Trilok Kapoor, Pramila, Alaka, W. M. Khan, Navinchandra, Sadiq, Bibijan, Abbas, Haroon, Gharib Shah, Mehar Banu, Madhurika Costume Music: Ram Gopal Pandey
Lyrics:
Sikandar Sohrab Modi Prithviraj KapoorSohrab Modi, Vanmala, Yakub, Zahur Raja, K. N. Singh, Sheela, Meena, Sadiq Ali, Shakir, Jillobai Historical Epic Drama Music: Mir Saheb, Rafique Gaznavi
Lyrics: Pandit Sudarshan
Sipahi Daud Chand Hiralal, Zohra, Madhavi, Altaf, Sunder, Nisar Ahmed, A. G. Butt, Baburao Pehalwan, Ghulam Mohammed, Mahomad Saffi, Nijamuddin Action Music: Soj, Jahangir, M. Noorudin
Lyrics:
Suhana Geet M. A. Mirza Trilok Kapoor, Ramola, Ranibala, Navin Yagnik, Hadi, Kamala, Shakir Social Music: Vasant Kumar Naidu
Lyrics:
Swami a.k.a The Saint A. R. Kardar Nazir Ahmed Khan, Sitara Devi, P. Jairaj, Yakub, Jeevan, Majid, Badri Prasad, S. Nazir, Ram Avtar Social Music: Rafiq Ghaznavi
Lyrics: Shatir Ghaznavi, Tanveer Naqvi, Sahir, Pandit Indra
Taj Mahal Nanubhai Vakil Indurani, Kumar, Suraiya, Mubarak, Sarojini, S. Nazir, Khalil, Ram Marathe, Fakir Mohammed Historical Drama Music: Madhavlal Damodar Master
Lyrics: Behzad Lakhnavi, S. Khalil, Pandit Anuj
Torpedo N. A. Mansoori Munawwar Sultana, Yashwant Dave, Shahzadi, S. Nazir, Ameena, Samson, Gulab, Fazlu Action Music: Shyam Babu Pathak, Shanti Kumar
Lyrics: Kabil Amritsari
Tulsi Gunjal Trilok Kapoor, Shalini, Anant Marathe, Badri Prasad, Srinivas, Jamshedji Devotional Music: Harishchandra Bali
Lyrics: Pandit Phani
Ummeed Manibhai Vyas Ishwarlal, Prabha Devi, Dixit, Noor Jehan, Brijmala, Kesari, Bhagwandas, Gharpore, Charubala, Bhim Comedy, Drama Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Vanmala Mohan Sinha Maya Banerji, Pravin Kumar, Neela, Jeevan, Badri Prasad, Bibijan, Ghulam Rasool Social Music: Badri Prasad
Lyrics: Mohan Sinha
Zalim Saudagar a.k.a Merchant Of Venice J.J. Madan Jehanara Kajjan, Khalil, Haider Bandi, Rani Premlata Drama Music:
Lyrics:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Box Office India. "Top Earners 1941". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved July 10, 2008. 
  2. ^ Balakrishnan, Vijay Kumar. "Doctor". indiavideo.org. indiavideo. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "A Year in Hindi Movies 1941". hindi-film-songs.com. Surjit Singh. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 

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