Sargam (1979 film)

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Sargam
Sargam.gif
Directed by K. Viswanath
Produced by N.N. Sippy
Written by K. Viswanath
Jainendra Jain (dialogue)
Starring Rishi Kapoor
Jaya Prada
Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal
Anand Bakshi (Lyrics)
Cinematography K H Kapadia
Edited by Waman Bhosle
Gurudutt Shirali
Release dates 8 January 1979
Country India
Language Hindi

Sargam is a 1979 Hindi drama film written and directed by K. Viswanath. It was a remake of his earlier Telugu hit Siri Siri Muvva (1976), which also starred Jayaprada and made her a star in South India. She made her Hindi film debut with this film, repeating her role of a mute dancer. [1]

The film stars Rishi Kapoor as her partner, Shashikala as her stepmother, Keshto Mukherjee, Shreeram Lagoo as her father, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Asrani as her dance teacher, and Vijay Arora. Laxmikant Pyarelal composed the memorable songs, which won the only Filmfare Award for the film. Anand Bakshi wrote the lyrics. Mohd. Rafi sang all seven songs, three of them were duets with Lata Mangeshkar, including the famous song, "Dafliwale", "Koyal Boli Duniya Doli" and "Parbat Ke Us Paar". The song "Koyal boli" was shot on the banks of the Godavari River in Rajahmundry, "Parbat ke uss par" in Ooty and "Dafliwale" in Kashmir.[1]

The film became a Super Hit and took the third top spot at the box office in 1979.[2] It made Jayaprada a star in Hindi Cinema,[3] and she also earned a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Dafliwale Dafli Baja" Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar
2 "Ham To Chale Pardes" Mohammed Rafi
3 "Kahan Tera Insaaf Hai" Mohammed Rafi
4 "Koyal Boli Duniya Doli" Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar
5 "Mujhe Mat Roko Mujhe Gaane Do" Mohammed Rafi
6 "Parbat Ke Us Paar" Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar
7 "Ram Ji Ki Nikli Sawari" Mohammed Rafi

Filmfare Awards[edit]

Won
Nominations

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ziya Us Salam (November 13, 2014). "Sargam (1979)". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-11-15. 
  2. ^ BoxOffice India.com
  3. ^ BoxOffice India.com
  4. ^ 1st Filmfare Awards 1953

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