Majhli Didi

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Majhli Didi
Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Screenplay by Nabendu Ghosh
Based on Novel: Mejh Didi
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Starring Dharmendra
Meena Kumari
Music by Hemanta Mukherjee
Lyrics: Neeraj
Cinematography Jaywant Pathare
Release dates 1967
Country India
Language Hindi

Majhli Didi is a 1967 Bollywood film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, based on Bengali language story, Mejdidi (Middle Sister) by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay,which was earlier filmed in Bengali. Majhli Didi stars Dharmendra and Meena Kumari.[1]

Though the film didn't perform well at the Indian Box Office,[2] it remains one of Hrishikesh Mukherjee's highly rated films.[3] At the 16th Filmfare Awards, it won Best Screenplay Awards for Nabendu Ghosh [4] and Best Art Direction, B&W for Ajit Banerjee.[5] and was India's entry to the 41st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.[6]


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  1. ^ Majhli Didi at
  2. ^ "Meena Kumar: The Queen of Sorrow". 
  3. ^ "Remembering The Master". The Times of India. Jul 11, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Best Screenplay Award". Filmfare Award Official Listings, Indiatimes. Retrieved April 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ Filmfare Award: Awards for 1969 IMDB
  6. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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