Dhiraj

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Dhiraj
Dhiraj (1942).jpg
Song synopsis booklet cover
Directed by Chaturbhuj Doshi
Produced by Chandulal Shah
Starring Sitara Devi
Ishwarlal
Nur Jehan
Rajkumari Shukla
Music by Gyan Dutt
Release date
1942
Country India
Language Hindi

Dhiraj (Patience) is a Bollywood social film. It was released in 1942.[1][2] The film was directed by Chaturbhuj Doshi for Ranjit Movietone. Gyan Dutt was the music director, with lyrics by Pandit Indra.[3] The cast included Sitara Devi, Ishwarlal, Kesari, Nurjehan.[4]

Dhiraj was doing successful business at the box-office when it was banned by the British government on the request of the Advisors to the governors. "They had grown intolerant of introduction of symbols like pictures of national leaders in films".[5][6]

Cast[edit]

  • Sitara Devi
  • Ishwarlal
  • Kesari
  • Nurjehan
  • Khatoon
  • Rajkumari

Soundtrack[edit]

The music was composed by Gyan Dutt and the lyricist was Pandit Indra. The singers were Ishwar Lal, Gyan Dutt, Nur Jehan, Kesari.[7]

Songlist[edit]

# Title Singer
1 "Manua Mann Me Dhiraj Dhar" Ishwarlal
2 "O Sahiba Jaiyyo Na Des Bangal" Nur Jehan, Kesari
3 "Tu Kaisa Hai Bhagwan" Gyan Dutt
4 "Aaj Aaye Ghanshyam Re"
5 "Aaj Angna Me Salone Shyam Aaye"
6 "Aaj Ham Bhi Bade Ghar Ke Mehman Bane"
7 "Dham Dham Dham Veer Chale"
8 "Jalebi Khaungi"
9 "Main To Bik Gayi Shyam Ke Naam"
10 "Milna Hai To Yun Milo"
11 "So Ja Lalna Main Palna Jhulau"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dhiraj 1942". Gomolo.com. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Rajadhyaksha, Ashish; Willemen, Paul (1999). Encyclopaedia of Indian cinema. British Film Institute. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dhiraj 1942". myswar.com. MySwar. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dhiraj 1942". citwf.com. Alan Goble. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  5. ^ Indian History Congress (1975). The Proceedings of the Indian History Congress. 36. p. 505. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  6. ^ Sundararaj Theodore Baskaran (1981). The Message Bearers: The Nationalist Politics and the Entertainment Media in South India, 1880-1945. Cre-A. p. 145. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "Dhiraj 1942". Hindi Geetmala. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 

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