Aasra

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Aasra
Directed by Satyen Bose
Starring Mala Sinha
Biswajeet
Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal
Release date
1966
Country India
Language Hindi

Aasra is a 1966 Hindi movie produced by Madan Mohla and directed by Satyen Bose.[1][2] The film stars Mala Sinha, Biswajeet, Balraj Sahni, Jagdeep and Nirupa Roy.[1][3] The film's music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal.[1]

Plot[edit]

Amar Kumar is an eligible bachelor and his parents are looking to match him up. Amar meets Roopa but is more attracted her cousin, Shobha. The girl is treated as a house servant in Roopa's household. When Amar's feelings become public, Roopa beats Shobha. Frightened, she keeps away from Amar. The man travels abroad for several months; again Shobha is beaten. She escapes from the abusive household and is taken in by Amar's parents. There is a twist, though, she is pregnant and the identity of the father is unclear.[2]

Cast[2][edit]

  • Mala Sinha as Shobha
  • Biswajeet as Amar Kumar, Surendra and Maya's son
  • Balraj Sahni as Surendra Nath Kumar
  • Nirupa Roy as Maya Kumar, wife of Surendra Nath
  • David Abraham as Vishwambhar Nath
  • Praveen Paul as Mrs. Vishwambhar
  • Jagdeep as Harish, VIshwambhar's eldest son
  • Ameeta as Roopa, Vishwambhar's eldest daughter

Soundtrack[edit]

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Daiya Ri Daiya Yashoda Maiya" Lata Mangeshkar
2 "Mere Soone Jeevan Ka Aasra Hai Tu" Asha Bhosle
3 "Neend Kabhi Rehti Thi Ankhon Mein" Lata Mangeshkar
4 "Sajana Kidhar Sari Ratiyan" Lata Mangeshkar, Usha Mangeshkar
5 "Shokhiyan Nazar Mein Hain" Mohammed Rafi
6 "Tu Kaun Ho Bataon" Lata Mangeshkar

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cowie, Peter; Elley, Derek (1977-01-01). World Filmography: 1967. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press. p. 254. ISBN 9780498015656. 
  2. ^ a b c Sinha, Mala; Biswajeet; Sahni, Balraj; Ameeta (2000-01-01), Aasra (1966) at IMDb, retrieved 2017-03-25 
  3. ^ Rajadhyaksha, Ashish; Willemen, Paul (2014-07-10). Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema. Routledge. ISBN 9781135943257. 

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