Haqeeqat

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Haqeeqat
Haqeeqat 1964 film poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Chetan Anand
Written by Chetan Anand
Starring Balraj Sahni
Dharmendra
Priya Rajvansh
Sanjay Khan
Vijay Anand
Jayant
Music by Madan Mohan
Kaifi Azmi (lyrics)
Cinematography Sadanand
Edited by M. D. Jadhav Rao
Distributed by Himalaya Films
Release date(s) 1964
Running time 184 min.
Country India
Language Hindi

Haqeeqat (Hindi: हक़ीक़त, Urdu: حقیقت‎, translation: Reality) is a 1964 Hindi war-film directed by Chetan Anand.

The movie stars Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, Priya Rajvansh, Sanjay Khan and Vijay Anand. the music is by Madan Mohan and the lyrics by Kaifi Azmi. The movie was based on the 1962 Sino-Indian War. It won the National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film in 1965.

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Set against the Sino-Indian War of 1962, the film's main plot concerns a small platoon of Indian soldiers in the hilly terrain of Ladakh who are considered dead but are rescued by Ladakhi tribesmen and by Capt. Bahadur Singh (Dharmendra). They are asked to retreat from their post (chowky) as the Chinese have surrounded them. Capt. Bahadur Singh and his girlfriend Angmo (Priya Rajvansh) die holding the Chinese at bay so that their comrades can retreat to safety. But even the retreating soldiers are heavily outnumbered and give up their lives for the country.

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The music of this film has several notable songs. All songs are written by Kaifi Azmi and the music is composed by Madan Mohan

Sr.No. Song Singer(s)
1 Hoke Majbur Mujhe Usne Bhulaya Hoga Talat Mahmood, Mohammed Rafi, Manna Dey & Bhupinder Singh
2 Kar Chale, Ham Fidaa, jaan-o-tan Mohammed Rafi
3 Zara Si Aahat Hoti Hai To Dil Sochta Hai Lata Mangeshkar
4 Masti Me Chhedke Tarana Koi Dil Ka Mohammed Rafi
5 Khelo Naa Mere Dil Se O Mere Saajanaa Lata Mangeshkar
6 Aai Ab Ki Saal Divaali Munh Par Apane Kun Male Lata Mangeshkar
7 Main Ye Sochkar Uske Dar Se Uthaa Thaa Mohammed Rafi

The song "Kar Chale, Hum Fidaa, jaan-o-tan" sung by Mohammed Rafi has become synonymous with patriotism in India.

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