List of Bollywood films of 1950

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An overview of films produced by the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai in 1950:

Top grossing films[edit]

The top ten grossing films at the Indian Box Office in 1950:[1]

1950
Rank
Title Notes
1. Samadhi Directed by Ramesh Saigal and starring Ashok Kumar, Nalini Jaywant, the film was a box-office success, earning an approximate gross of Rs. 1,35,00,000 and a nett gross of Rs. 75,00,000.
2. Babul Music direction and production by Naushad. The romantic drama film stars Dilip Kumar, Nargis and Munawar Sultana caught in a love triangle that surpasses class boundaries.
3. Dastan The film stars Suraiya, Raj Kapoor and Veena and the music is by Naushad
4. Jogan Features the song, "Ghungat ke pat khol" sung by Geeta Dutt. Starring Dilip Kumar and Nargis, Rajendra Kumar plays a small role on his film debut.
5. Har Har Mahdev The film was directed by Jayant Desai and stars Trilok Kapoor and Nirupa Roy
6. Sangram The film stars Ashok Kumar as a man who is affected by his spoilt childhood and begins running an illegal casino and stealing from his parents, only to end up in jail.
7. Beqasoor The film stars Madhubala as a simple girl caught in the cross-fire of a deep-rooted sibling rivalry between her upright husband and her scheming brother-in-law. Music by Anil Biswas
8. Sargam The film stars Raj Kapoor. C. Ramchandra composed the score and also sang on the soundtrack.
9. Arzoo Produced by Hiten Chaudhary and directed by Shaheed Latif. The film stars Dilip Kumar, Kamini Kaushal and Shashikala. The films music is by Anil Biswas.
10. Aankhen Directed by Devendra Goel, the film stars Shekhar, Bharat Bhushan and Nalini Jaywant.

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1950
Aadhi Raat S.K. Ojha Ashok Kumar, Nargis, Kuldip Kaur, Cukoo, Jeevan, Neelam, Tiwari Social Drama Singers: Geeta Dutt, Meena Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi. Music: Husnlal Bhagatram, Hansraj Behl Lyrics: Sarshar Sailani, Rajendra Krishan, Asad Bhopali
Aahuti Kulbhushan Mumtaz Shanti, Shyama, Sapru, Ranjit, Kumari, Kesari, Cuckoo Social Music: D. C. Dutta Lyrics: Indeevar, Tandon
Aankhen Devendra Goel Bharat Bhushan, Nalini Jaywant, Yakub, Shekhar, Jeevan, Yashodhara Katju Family Drama Music: Madan Mohan Lyrics: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, Bharat Vyas, Saraswati Kumar Deepak
Achchaji S. H. Tharani Bhagwan, Leela Gupte, Cuckoo, Baburao, Naaz, Usha Shukla, Habib Action Comedy Music: S. B. Pathak Lyrics:
Aflatoon Jaswant Jhaveri Bhagwan, Usha, Lila Gupta, Baburao Pendharkar, Vasantrao Pehalwan Action Music: Ninu Mujumdar Lyrics: Indeevar, Buniyaad
Afsar Chetan Anand Dev Anand, Suraiya, Rashid Khan, Zohra Sehgal, Manmohan Krishan, Kanhaiya Lal, Ruma Devi Romantic comedy Music: S. D. Burman Lyrics: Narendra Sharma, Vishwamitra Adil Playback: Suraiya
Alakh Niranjan Gunjal Nirupa Roy, Trilok Kapoor, Durga Khote, Sapru, Aroon, Ulhas Devotional Music: Premnath Lyrics: Manohar Khanna
Anmol Ratan M. Sadiq Meena Kumari, Karan Dewan, Madan Puri, Gope, Nirmala Romance Drama Music: Vinod Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Arzoo Shaheed Latif Dilip Kumar, Kamini Kaushal and Shashikala, Gope, Cuckoo, Sita Bose Romantic Drama Music: Anil Biswas Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri
Babooji Bhagwan Bhagwan, Munawwar Sultana, Leela Gupte, Amar, A. Shah, Jankidas Action Music: P. Ramakant Lyrics: Ehsan Rizvi
Babul S. U. Sunny Dilip Kumar, Nargis, Munawwar Sultana, Tun Tun, Amar, A. Shah, Jankidas Drama Music: Naushad Lyrics: Shakeel Badayuni
Bahurani S. M. Yusuf Shekhar, Sulochana Chatteree, Kaushalya, Amar, Gope, Lalita Pawar, David, Yashodhara Katju, N. A. Ansari Family Drama Music: Hansraj Behl Lyrics: Bharat Vyas, Shewan Rizvi
Bakhshish Brij Mohan, A. Jadhav Bhagwan, Leela Gupte, Usha Shukla, Baburao, Inamdar Action Music: P. Ramakant Lyrics: Ehsan Rizvi
Banwra G. Rakesh Raj Kapoor, Nimmi, Lalita Pawar, Hiralal, Lalita Pawar, K. N. Singh, Rattan Kumar, Sunder Social Music: Krishna Dayal Lyrics: Gafil Harnalvi, Amar N. Khanna
Basera Inayat Ramola, Hiralal, Veena Kumari, Roop Mala, Chanda, Bhudo Advani Social Music: M. A. Rauf Lyrics: Sardar Ilham
Bawre Nain Kidar Sharma Raj Kapoor, Geeta Bali, Cuckoo, Vijayalaxmi, Jaswant, Pesi Patel, Majnu, Nazira Romance Music: Roshan Lyrics: Kidar Sharma
Bebus Bharat Bhushan, Purnima, Chandrashekhar, Cuckoo, W. M. Khan Social Music: Ganpat Rai Lyrics: Jalal Malihabadi, Salik Lakhnavi
Beqasoor K. Amarnath Madhubala, Ajit, Yakub, Pramila, Geeta Nizami, Durga Khote, Gope Family Drama Music: Anil Biswas Music: Ehsan Rizvi, Arzoo Lakhnavi
Bhagwan Shri Krishna Raja Yagnik Shahu Modak, Usha Kiran, Sulochana Chatterjiee, David, Ishwarlal, Niranjan Sharma Religious Music: Shankar Rao Vyas Lyrics: Pandit Phani
Bhai Bahen Ram Darayani Geeta Bali, Bharat Bhushan, Nirupa Roy, Prem Abid, Gope, Jeevan, Gulab, Cuckoo Family Drama Music: Shyam Sundar Lyrics: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, I. C. Kapoor
Bhimsen Jayant Desai Trilok Kapoor, Nirupa Roy, B. M. Vyas, Murad, Durga Khote, Ramsingh, Narbada Shanker Mythology Music: Avinash Vyas Lyrics: Saraswati Kumar Deepak, B. P. Bhargav
Bhishma Pratigya Vasant Painter Nargis, Shahu Modak, Mahipal, Purnima, Kumar, Nimbalkar Mythology Music: S. K. Pal Lyrics: Manohar Khanna
Birha Ki Raat Gajanan Jagirdar Dev Anand, Nargis, Om Prakash, Snehprabha, Jagirdar, Madan Puri Romantic Drama Music: Husnlal Bhagatram Lyrics: Sarshar Sailani
Biwi Kishore Sharma Mumtaz Shanti, Veena, Ramlal, Al Nasir, Pran Drama Music: Aziz Hindi Lyrics: Nazim Panipati, Wali Sahab
Chhoti Bhabi Shanti Kumar Nargis, Shyama, Karan Dewan, Yakub, Suraiya Choudhary, Johar, Tabassum Family Drama Music: Husnlal Bhagatram Lyrics: Qamar Jalalabadi
Chor A. P. Kapoor Meera Misra, Krishnakant, Cuckoo, Sankatha, Sona Chatterjee Crime Action Music: Gobind Ram Lyrics: Rammurti Chaturvedi, Bharat Vyas, Harish Bhardwaj
Circuswale Balwant Bhatt Fearless Nadia, John Cawas, Dalpat, Narmada Shanker, Sona Chatterjee Action Music: Chitragupta Lyrics: Shyam Hindi
Dahej A. R. Kardar Prithviraj Kapoor, Karan Dewan, Jayshree, Murad, Lalita Pawar, Ulhas, Mumtaz Begum Social Drama Music: Vasant Desai Lyrics: Shams Lakhnavi
Dastan A. R. Kardar Raj Kapoor, Suraiya, Veena, Al Nasir, Murad, Suresh, Pratima Devi, S. N. Banerjee Romantic Melodrama Music by Naushad Lyrics: Shakeel Badayuni
Dilruba Dwarka Khosla Dev Anand, Rehana, Yakub, Achala Sachdev, Cuckoo, Balam Social Music: Gyan Dutt Lyrics: Rajendra Krishan, S. H. Bihari, Neelkanth Tiwari
Dolti Naiya Mirza Musharaf Nigar Sultana, Amarnath, Shyama, Dulari, Veena, Mukri, Bhudo Advani, Mirza Musharaf Social Music: Ram Prasad Lyrics: Jalal Malihabadi, Prakash, Bahaar Ajmeri

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Gauna Amiya Chakravarty Usha Kiran, Anoop Kumar, Purnima, S. Nazir, Kesari, Wasti Family Drama Music: Husnlal Bhagatram
Lyrics: Qamar Jalalabadi
Gulnar Harbans Geeta Bali, Salim Raza, Cuckoo, Farida, Kamal Action Music: Hansraj Behl, Ghulam Haider
Lyrics: Qatil Shifai, Tufail Hoshiyarpuri, Ehsan Rizvi, Mulk Raj Anand
Hamara Ghar Nanabhai Bhatt Meena Kumari, Umakant, Agha, Jankidas, Yashodhara Katju, Durga Khote, Ramesh Gupta, David Family Drama Music: Chitragupta
Lyrics: Bharat Vyas, Rammurti Chaturvedi, Anjum
Hamari Beti Shobhana Samarth Shekhar, Nutan, Motilal, Shobhana Samarth, Tanuja, Agha, Pramila, David, K. N. Singh, Veera Family Music: Snehal Bhatkar
Lyrics: Pandit Phani, Randhir Sahityalankar
Hanste Aansoo K. B. Lal Madhubala, Motilal, Gope, Manorama, Mirza Musharaf, Jankidas Social Music: Ghulam Mohammed
Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri
Hanste Rehna Mohammed Hussain Mukri, Mumtaz, Arvind Kumar, Habib, Heera Sawant Action Producer: Rajan Pictures
Music: Wadhwa
Lyrics: Farooq Qaiser
Har Har Mahadev Jayant Desai Trilok Kapoor, Nirupa Roy, Durga Khote, Jeevan, Niranjan Sharma, Shanta Kunwar Religious Music: Avinash Vyas
Lyrics: Ramesh Shastri, Saraswati Kumar Deepak
Hindustan Hamara]] Paul Zils Prithviraj Kapoor, Dev Anand, Nalini Jaywant, Durga Khote, Premnath, P. Jairaj, David, Ulhas, Wasti, K. N. Singh Social Music: Vasant Desai
Lyrics: Allama Iqbal, S. R. Saaj, Deewan Sharar
Jalte Deep Deepak Asha Nimmi, Amarnath, Deepak, Leela Mishra, Randhir Social Music: Sardul Kwatra
Lyrics: M.A. Taj, Nazim Panipati, Aziz Kashmiri (1)
Jan Pahchan Fali Mistry Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Shyama, Jeevan, Mukri, Dulari, Amar, Sankatha Romantic Drama Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: Shakeel Badayuni
Janmashtami Nanabhai Bhatt Bharat Bhushan, Shobhana Samarth, Kanta Kumari, Jeevan, Raj Kumar, Amirbai Karnataki Devotional Music: S. B. Pathak
Lyrics: Bharat Vyas
Jodidar Balwant Bhatt Bhagwan, Malti, Shyam Sunder, Kanta Kumari, Chand Action Music: Chitragupta
Lyrics: Shyam Hindi, Anjum
Jogan Kidar Nath Sharma Dilip Kumar, Nargis, Purnima, Tabassum, Rajendra Kumar, Manju, Ramesh Thakur, Darpan, Pesi Patel Social Drama Music: Bulo C. Rani
Lyrics: Kidar Sharma
Kamal Ke Phool D.D. Kashyap Suraiya, Amarnath, Shakuntala, Raj Mehra, Badri Prasad, Leela Mishra, Jeevan, Niranjan Sharma Social Music: Shyam Sunder
Lyrics: Rajendra Krishan
Khamosh Sipahi Ram Kamlani Nigar Sultana, Gope, Sohan, David Action Music: Hansraj Behl
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Khel S. M. Nawab Dev Anand, Nargis, Nigar Sultana, Murad, Neelam, Anwar Hussain Social Drama Music: Sajjad Hussain
Lyrics: Jan Nisar Akhtar, Khawar Zaman, Sagar Nizami, Zia Sarhadi
Khiladi R. C. Talwar Ashok Kumar, Suraiya, Kumar, Indu, Aloke, E. Tarapore, Narmada Shankar, Sunder Action Romance Music: Hansraj Behl
Lyrics: Naqshab, Rajendra Krishan
Kisi Ki Yaad Chaturbhuj Doshi Bharat Bhushan, Veena, Sulochana Chatterkee, Paro Devi, Jeevan, Badri Prasad, Mumtaz Drama Music: Hansraj Behl
Lyrics: Qamar Jalalabadi, Varma, Tahir Lakhnavi
Lajawab Jagatrai Pesumal Advani Sohan, Rehana, Kuldip Kaur, Randhir, Iftekhar, Pran Social Music: Anil Biswas
Lyrics: Prem Dhawan, Shekhar, Safdar Aah
Lavangi Y. V. Rao Rukmini, Shanta Devi, Ramesh Tiwari, R. P. Misra, Leela Bai, Maya Bose Historical Music: Bulo C. Rani
Lyrics: Saraswati Kumar Deepak

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Madhubala Prahlad Dutt Dev Anand, Madhubala, Jeevan, Ramesh Thakur, Randhir, Ram Avtar, Manju Romantic melodrama Music: Lachhiram
Lyrics: Rajendra Krishan, I. C. Kapoor
Magroor R. D. Mathur Meena Kumari, P. Jairaj, Rehman, Nigar Sultana, Durga Khote, Mirza Musharraf, Jillobai Romance Drama Music: Sajjad Hussain
Lyrics: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, Zia Sindhi, Mullaji
Man Ka Meet Ratilal Punatkar Nirupa Roy, Manhar Desai, Dulari, Shanti Madhok, Sarita Devi Social Music: Sardul Kwatra
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok, Sarshar Sailani
Mashaal Nitin Bose Ashok Kumar, Sumitra Devi, Ruma Devi, S. Nasir, Kanu Roy, Arun Kumar, Cuckoo, Nana Palsikar Social Music: S. D. Burman
Lyrics: Kavi Pradeep
Meena Bazaar Ravindra Dave Shyam, Nargis, Kuldip Kaur, Om Prakash, Gope, Sapru, Chandabai Music: Husnlal Bhagatram
Lyrics: Qamar Jalalabadi
Meharbani K. Amarnath Ajit, Begum Para, Yakub, Gope, Cuckoo, Indu Pal, Shanta Pawar Social Drama Music: Hafiz Khan
Lyrics: Khumar Barabankvi, Anjum Jaipuri, Khawar Zaman
Meri Asha Dr. Alam Agha, Murad, Shanta Kanwar, Nihal, Radha Social Music: K. Narayan Rao
Muqaddar Arvind Sen Nalini Jaywant, Sajjan, Kishore Kumar, Radhakrishan, Krishnakant, Iftekhar, Sofia, Samson Social Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: Bharat Vyas, Raj Shekhar, Raja Mehdi Ali Khan
Nai Bhabhi S. D. Narang Amarnath, Smriti Biswas, Sunder, Cuckoo, Kaushalya, Maya Devi Family Drama Music: Harbaksh Singh
Lyrics: Charan Das, B. M. Sharma
Nili Ratibhai Punatar Dev Anand, Suraiya, Shyama, Agha, Dulari, Cuckoo Romance Drama Music: S. Mohinder
Lyrics: Surjit Sethi
Nirala Shanker Mukerji Dev Anand, Madhubala, Yakub, Radhakrishan, Mumtaz Ali, Leela Mishra, Narmada Shankar Social Music: C.Ramchandra
Lyrics: Pyarelal Santoshi
Nirdosh Najam Naqvi Shyam, Rehana, Kuldip Kaur, K. N. Singh, Om Prakash, Mukri, S. L. Puri, Mishra, S. M. Abbas Social Music: Shyam Sundar
Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, Asad Bhopali, S. H. Bihari
Nishana Wajahat Mirza Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, Shyama, Geeta Bali, Yakub, Durga Khote, K. N. Singh, S. M. Abbas, Mukri, Balam, Cuckoo, Kanhaiyalal Social Drama Music: Khurshid Anwar
Nakshab Jarchvi
Pagle Protima Das Gupta Gajanan Jagirdar, Begam Para, Agha, Krishna Kumar, Cuckoo, David, Pratima Devi, Mubarak Social Music: V. G. Bhatkar
Lyrics: Behzad Lakhnavi, Kabil Amritsari, Anjum Rehmani
Pardes M. Sadiq Madhubala, Rehman, Karan Dewan, Surendra, Jayant, Cuckoo, Mukri, Shakuntala, Jagdish Sethi, Chanchal Social Family Drama Music by Ghulam Mohammed
Lyrics: Shakeel Badayuni
Pehla Aadmi Bimal Roy Smriti Biswas, Pahari Sanyal, Paul Mahendra, Jahar Roy, Hiralal, Asit Sen Social Music: R. C. Boral
Lyrics: Prakash
Putli Wali Mumtaz Shanti, Yakub, Pran, Husn Banu, Cuckoo Social Music: Aziz Hindi
Lyrics: Wali Sahab
Pyar V. M. Vyas Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Shyama, Yakub, Nawab, W. M. Khan, Kesari, Kumar Romance Drama Music: S. D. Burman
Lyrics: Rajendra Krishan
Pyaar Ki Manzil Keki Mistry Rehman, Munawwar Sultana, Gope, Jankidas, Kamal, Pratima Devi Social Music: Husnlal Bhagatram
Lyrics: Shewan Rizvi, Rajendra Krishan

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Raj Mukut Nanubhai Vakil P. Jairaj, Nimmi, Veena, Sapru, Baby Tabassum, Ram Singh Costume Action Music: Gobindram
Lyrics: Bharat Vyas
Raj Rani Satish Nigam Rehman, Usha Kiran, Meena, Shashikala, Sohan, Cuckoo Social Music: Hansraj Behl
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Ram Darshan Ramesh Gupta Bharat Bhushan, Mridula Rani, Shashi Kapoor, Sheela Naik Religious Music: Shanker Rao Vyas
Lyrics: Ramesh Gupta
Rangila Musafir A. Karim Bhagwan, Usha Shukla, Babu Rao, Leela Pawar, Shanta Patel Action Music: Manohar
Lyrics: A. Karim
Rupaiya G. P. Pawar Om Prakash, Shashikala, Manmohan, Naaz, Anwaribai, Mirajkar, Kamalkant Social Music: P. Ramakant
Lyrics: Indeevar
Sabak M. Sadiq Karan Dewan, Munawwar Sultana, Shyama, Om Prakash, Kumar, Gajanan Jagirdar, Jillobai Social Music: A. R. Qureshi
Lyrics: D. N. Madhok
Sachcha Pyaar Niranjan Majnu, Kanta Kumari, Rajan Haksar, Manorama, Cuckoo Social Music: Harbans Lal
Lyrics: Satyapal Sharma
Samadhi Ramesh Saigal Ashok Kumar, Nalini Jaywant, Kuldip Kaur, Mubarak, David, Sandhya, Shashi Kapoor, Shyam Social Patriotic Music: C. Ramchandra
Lyrics: Rajendra Krishan
Sangeeta Ramanlal Desai Shyam, Suraiya, Nigar Sultana, Radhakrishan, Mumtaz Ali, Pran Romance Drama Music: C. Ramchandra
Lyrics: Pyarelal Santoshi
Sangram Gyan Mukerjee Ashok Kumar, Nalini Jaywant, Sajjan, Tiwari, Nawab, Samson, Baby Tabassum Social Drama Music: C. Ramchandra
Lyrics: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, Vrajendra Gaur
Sargam P. L. Santoshi Raj Kapoor, Rehana, Om Prakash, Mumtaz Ali, Vijayalaxmi, Radhakrishan, Paro Devi, Rattan Kumar, Chandabai, David, Tabassum Musical Music: C.Ramchandra
Lyrics: Pyarelal Santoshi
Sartaj S. Khalil Motilal, Munawwar Sultana, Shyama, Ansari, Manorama, Mirza Musharraf Drama Music: Husnlal Bhagatram
Lyrics: Majrooh Sultanpuri, Shewan Rizvi
Sati Narmada Ishwarlal Ishwarlal, Sulochana Chatterjee, Jeevan, Umakant, Salvi, Babu Raje Devotional Music: Khemchand Prakash
Lyrics: Neelkanth Tiwari, Pandit Phani
Shaan Jayant Desai Suraiya, Rehman, David, Sapru, Manorama, Cuckoo, Amar, Pratima Devi Social Music: Hansraj Behl
Lyrics: Rajendra Krishan, Kaif Irfani
Shadi Ki Raat Yashwant Pethkar Geeta Bali, Rehman, Vijaylaxmi, Arun Kumar, Leela Mishra, Jankidas, Ansari, Shanta Kunwar Drama Music: Gobind Ram
Lyrics: Sarshar Sailani
Sheesh Mahal Sohrab Modi Sohrab Modi, Naseem Banu, Amarnath, Nigar Sultana, Pran, Mubarak, Leela Mishra, A. Shah Family Drama Music: Vasant Desai
Lyrics: Shams Lakhnavi, Nazim Panipati
Shri Ganesh Mahima Homi Wadia Mahipal, Meena Kumari, Amarnath, Mulchand, S. N. Tripathi, Dalpat Devotional Music: S. N. Tripathi
Lyrics: Ramesh Pandey
Shri Krishna Darshan A. R. Sheikh Usha Kiran, Anant Marathe, Durga Khote, Shakuntala Devotional Music: Sudhir Phadke
Lyrics: Narendra Sharma
Shri Ram Avtar W. Garcher Shahu Modak, Amarnath, Ratanmala, Asha Rani, Leela Mishra Religious Music: Indravadan Bhatt
Lyrics: Pandit Shivraj
Surajmukhi O. P. Dutta Shyam, Rehana, Gope, Mukri, Durga Khote, Yashodhara Katju, Randhir, Cuckoo Social Music: Husnlal Bhagatram
Lyrics: Rajendra Krishan
Veer Babruwahan Danabhai Bhatt Amarnath, Mridula, S. N. Tripathi, Shashi Kapoor, Umakant, Jankidas], B. M. Vyas Mythological Music: Chitragupta
Lyrics: Anjum Jaipuri
Veer Bhimsen Jayant Desai Trilok Kapoor, Nirupa Roy, Durga Khote, Ram Singh, Umakant, Vasantrao Pehalwan, Shakuntala Mythological Music: Avinash Vyas
Lyrics: B. P. Bhargav, Saraswati Kumar Deepak
Wafa J. P. Advani Karan Dewan, Nimmi, Yakub, Gope, I S Johar, Gulab, Shyam, Bipin Gupta Romantic Drama Music: Vinod, Bulo C. Rani
Lyrics: Hasrat Jaipuri, D. N. Madhok, Aziz Kashmiri

References[edit]

  1. ^ Box Office India. "Top Earners 1950". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved July 9, 2008. 

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