Daag (1952 film)
|Directed by||Amiya Chakravarty|
|Produced by||Amiya Chakrabarty|
|Written by||Rajinder Singh Bedi (dialogue)|
|Story by||Amiya Chakrabarty
|Music by||Shankar Jaikishan|
|Edited by||D B Joshi|
|Distributed by||Mars & Movies Productions|
|Running time||149 mins|
Daag (translation: The Stain) is a 1952 Indian Hindi film produced and directed by Amiya Chakravarty. The film stars Dilip Kumar, Nimmi and Lalita Pawar in lead roles. The film's music is composed by duo Shankar Jaikishan.
Dilip Kumar won the first ever Filmfare Award in the Best Actor category for his performance in this film. The Awards were instituted from 1954. The film fared well at the box office and was declared a hit.
Shankar (played by Dilip Kumar) and his mother live a poor lifestyle. To earn money he makes and sells mud toys. Being the lone bread winner of the family, he is unable to meet the needs. His debt starts rising higher and higher when he gets addicted to alcohol. He is attracted to Parvati (Nimmi), who also lives a poor lifestyle along with her step-brother, Jagat Narayan, his wife, and their daughter, Pushpa. After an argument with his mother, Shankar departs to the city, gives up drinking, earns a lot of money. He then returns home and pays off his mortgage. With new confidence he proposes to marry Parvati. But he is then told that Parvati's marriage has been arranged elsewhere. Broken, he starts drinking again and his mother also dies at this stage. Now he again starts drinking heavily and start walking on the path of self-destruction. Only thing which can save his life is Parvati's love. But her parents are the only obstacle who are in the view that drunken Shankar can never become a good man in life. In a dramatic turns of events, the film finally finishes with a happy ending.
- Dilip Kumar as Shankar
- Nimmi as Parvati 'Paro'
- Usha Kiran as Pushpa 'Pushpi'
- Lalita Pawar as Shankar's Mother
- Kanhaiyalal as Lala Jagat Narayan
- Jawahar Kaul as Shyam Sunder
- Leela Mishra as Jagat's wife
- Chandrashekhar as Hira
- Krishnakant as Money Lender
- Laxman Rao as Raghunath
|1.||"Ae Mere Dil Kahin Aur Chal I"||Shailendra||Talat Mahmood||02:59|
|2.||"Ae Mere Dil Kahin Aur Chal II"||Shailendra||Talat Mahmood|
|3.||"Hum Dard Ke Marhon Ka Itna Hi Fasana Hai"||Hasrat Jaipuri||Talat Mahmood|
|4.||"Ae Mere Dil Kahin Aur Chal III"||Shailendra||Lata Mangeshkar|
|5.||"Kahey Ko Der Lagai Re, Aaye Na Ab Tak Balma"||Hasrat Jaipuri||Lata Mangeshkar||04:32|
|6.||"Dekho Aaya Ye Kaisa Zamaana"||Shailendra||Lata Mangeshkar||04:15|
|7.||"Lage Jabse Nain Lage"||Shailendra||Lata Mangeshkar||03:52|
|8.||"Koi Nahin Mera is Duniya Mein"||Hasrat Jaipuri||Talat Mahmood||03:26|
|9.||"Preet Yeh Kaisi, Bol Ri Duniya"||Shailendra||Lata Mangeshkar|
- "Box Office 1952". Boxofficeindia.com.