Anpadh

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Anpadh
Anpadh.jpg
Directed by Mohan Kumar
Produced by Rajendra Bhatia, Mohan Segal
Written by Mohan Kumar, Sarshar Sailani
Starring Mala Sinha
Balraj Sahni
Dharmendra
Music by Madan Mohan
Cinematography M. Ramachandra
Edited by Pratap Dave
Release date
1962
Country India
Language Hindi

Anpadh (Hindi: अन्पढ, Urdu: اَنپڑھ, translation: illiterate) is a 1962 Hindi film. The film stars Dharmendra, Mala Sinha, Shashi Kala and Balraj Sahni. The music is by Madan Mohan and the lyrics by Raja Mehdi Ali Khan. The film focuses on the importance of education for girls. This movie also has hit songs like the evergreen song Aap ki nazron nay samjha sung by Lata Mangeshkar

Plot[edit]

Chaudhary Shambhunath considers the accumulation of wealth to be more important than education. He condones his sister's inattention at school and consequently she grows up anpadh (illiterate). When she finds herself married to a bibliophile her problems really begin. Unable to read the poetry her husband loves and being a rotten cook too, she becomes despised by her husband and her in-laws. Circumstances conspire to leave her homeless, widowed and pregnant. Narrowly escaping from the attentions of a panderer she falls amongst friends and, with the birth of her daughter, she starts on the long road to redemption. An entertaining plea for education in general and for the education of girls in particular.

Cast[edit]

Music[edit]

Song Singer(s) Lyricists Music Director
Hai Isi Me Pyar Ki Aabru Lata Mangeshkar Raja Mehdi Ali Khan Madan Mohan
Jiya Le Gayo Ji Mora Sanwariya Lata Mangeshkar Raja Mehdi Ali Khan Madan Mohan
Vo Dekho Jalaa Ghar Kisi Kaa Lata Mangeshkar Raja Mehdi Ali Khan Madan Mohan
Rang Birangi Rakhi Leke Aayi Bahana Lata Mangeshkar Raja Mehdi Ali Khan Madan Mohan
Sikandar Ne Poras Se Ki Thi Ladai Mahendra Kapoor Raja Mehdi Ali Khan Madan Mohan
Dulhan Marwad Ki Aaaee Chham Chham Asha Bhosle & Mohammad Rafi Raja Mehdi Ali Khan Madan Mohan
Aap Ki Nazron Ne Samjha Lata Mangeshkar Raja Mehdi Ali Khan Madan Mohan

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