Zindagi (1940 film)

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Directed by P.C. Barua
Written by Javed Hussain, Kidar Nath Sharma
Music by Pankaj Mullick
New Theatres Ltd.
Release dates
  • 1940 (1940)
Running time 120 minutes
Country British Raj
Language Hindi

Zindagi is a 1940 Indian Bollywood film directed by P.C. Barua. It was the highest grossing Indian film of 1940.[1] The music, by Pankaj Mullick, features songs such as 'So ja Rajkumari' and 'Jeevan asha hai'.[2] The film has been described as one of Barua's most beautiful films, and his last for New Theatres".[3] The film revolves around Ratan (K.L. Saigal), an unemployed university graduate.



  1. ^ "Top Earners 1940". Box Office India. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Ranade, Ashok Da. (1 January 2006). Hindi film song: music beyond boundaries. Bibliophile South Asia. p. 352. ISBN 978-81-85002-64-4. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Garga, Bhagwan Das (1996). So many cinemas: the motion picture in India. Eminence Designs. pp. 89–92. ISBN 978-81-900602-1-9. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 

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