Solva Saal

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Solva Saal
Directed by Raj Khosla
Produced by Chandrakant C Desai
Written by Omkar Dogra
Raj Khosla
Bhappi Sonie
Starring Dev Anand
Waheeda Rehman
Music by S. D. Burman
Release dates
Country India
Language Hindi

Solva Saal (English: Sixteenth Year) is a 1958 Hindi movie. Produced by Chandrakant C Desai, the film is directed by Raj Khosla. The film stars Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman. The film's music is by Sachin Dev Burman and the lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri.

This film also contains the song "Hai apna dil to awaara" picturized on Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman in the train, sung by Hemant Kumar.

Director Raj Khosla makes a cameo appearance in the movie.


Classmates Laaj (Waheeda Rehman) and Shyam elope to Bombay with Laaj's necklace, which they hope to pawn to pay for their travels. On the train, a crafty journalist named Pran (Dev Anand) overhears the lovers' plan and follows them in search of a story. When Shyam snatches the necklace and runs off, it's Pran to the rescue. What follows is a song-filled caper of intrigue, adventure and romance.

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