Mumtaz Shanti

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Mumtaz Shanti in Kismet (1943)

Mumtaz Shanti was a famous movie star of the Bollywood yesteryears, she was very popular in the 40's and early 50's with hit movies like Basant (1942), Kismet (1943), Ghar Ki Izzat (1948)[1] with young Dilip Kumar

The movie Kismet in 1943 was the most significant of her illustrious career. The film starring Ashok Kumar as the hero, broke all previous box office records and, besides celebrating many jubilees all over India, ran for 3 years in a single theatre in Calcutta — a record that has been broken only by Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay in the seventies and later by Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. Almost all the songs: (Dheerey Dheerey Aa Re Baadal / Ashok Kumar and Ameer Bai, Papiha Re / Parul Ghosh, Aaj Himalay Ki Choti Se / Amir Bai and Chorus, Ab Tere Siwa Kaun Mera / Ameer Bai, Ghar Ghar Mein Diwali Hai / Ameer Bai) became a rage throughout the country.

Mumtaz Shanti died unknown and unsung in Pakistan around 1993 - 1994.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

  1. Aakraman (1975)
  2. Zamane Ki Hawa (1952)
  3. Aahuti (1950)
  4. Biwi (1950)
  5. Putli (1950)
  6. Ghar Ki Izzat (1948)
  7. Heer Ranjha (1948)
  8. Padmini (1948)
  9. Diwani (1947)
  10. Doosri Shadi (1947)
  11. Dharti (1946)
  12. Magadhraj (1946)
  13. Pujari (1946)
  14. Shravan Kumar (1946)
  15. Chand Chakori (1945)
  16. Bhartruhari (1944)
  17. Lady Doctor (1944)
  18. Pagli Duniya (1944)
  19. Badalti Duniya (1943)
  20. Kismet (1943)
  21. Sawaal (1943)
  22. Basant (1942)

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