Ziddi (1948 film)

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Ziddi (1948) - Indian Hindi-language film poster.jpg
Directed by Shaheed Latif
Produced by Bombay Talkies
Starring Dev Anand
Kamini Kaushal
Music by Khemchand Prakash
Cinematography Josef Wirsching
Release dates
Country India
Language Hindi

Ziddi (Hindi: ज़िद्दी, "Stubborn") is a 1948 Hindi film directed by Shaheed Latif. It was based on a story by Ismat Chughtai and launched the career of Dev Anand as the lead hero. The film helped establish its stars Dev Anand, Kamini Kaushal and Pran in Hindi films. The playback singers - Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar recorded their first duet - "Ye Kaun Aya Re" together in this 1948 film Ziddi.[1]



The music of the film was composed by Khemchand Prakash. The soundtrack featured the first film song sung by playback singer Kishore Kumar, "Marne ki duayen kyon mangu", a solo picturised on Dev Anand. The film also included Lata Mangeshkar's solo, "Chanda re ja re ja re, piya se sandesa mora kahiyo jaa" picturised on Kamini Kaushal.


  1. ^ "Lata, Dev Anand recall Kishore Kumar on his birth anniversary". Realbollywood.com. 2011-08-04. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 

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