Dulari (film)

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Directed byA. R. Kardar
Geeta Bali
Music byNaushad
film song lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni
Kardar Productions

Dulari is a Bollywood film. It was the eighth-highest-grossing Indian film of 1949. It features a hit song "Suhani Raat Dhal Chuki, Na Jaane Tum Kab Aaogi", sung by Mohammad Rafi.[1] The film was remade in Telugu as Sobha.


Prem Shankar is the son of a rich businessman whose parents want him to marry into a rich family. Prem loves a gypsy girl, Dulari (who was kidnapped by gypsies in her childhood), but her father orders him not to marry her. Prem, however, disagrees and leaves the house to marry Dulari. He brings Dulari to his other house to marry. The gypsy sardar's son also wants to marry her and kidnaps her again. He also loots Dulari's real father and ties him at his backyard. Another gypsy woman Kasturi (Geeta Bali) gets to know Dulari's truth and frees her father. Prem, after fighting, frees Dulari again. His mother brings both back home, but his father refuses to bless them. Another gypsy, who knows Dulari's truth and has her childhood photo comes to Prem's house. They all realize, Dulari is daughter of friend of Prem's friend, another businessman. Dulari is reunited with her family.. And she and Prem get the blessings of their elders.


  • Suresh as Prem G. Shankar
  • Shyam Kumar as Jaggu
  • Madhubala as Shobha / Dulari
  • Geeta Bali as Kasturi
  • Jayant as Girija Shankar
  • Pratima Devi as Kamini G. Shankar
  • Amar
  • Nawab


Number Name Singer Duration
1 "Takdeer Jaga Kar Aayi Hun" Lata Mangeshkar 3:21
2 "Aankhon Men Aaja" Lata Mangeshkar 3.16
3 "Chandni Aai Ban Ke Pyar" Shamshad Begum 3:42
4 "Mohabbat Hamari" Lata Mangeshkar 2.55
5 "Do Din Ki Bahar" Lata Mangeshkar 3.10
6 "Raat Rangili Mast Nazare" Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar 3.20
7 "Ae Dil Tujhe Qasam Hai" Lata Mangeshkar 3.20
8 "Na Woh Ham Se Juda Honge" Lata Mangeshkar 3.29
9 "Mil Mil Ke Gayenge" Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar 3.57
10 "Na Bol Pee Pee More Angana" Shamshad Begum 3.25
11 "Kaun Sune Fariyad Hamari" Lata Mangeshkar 3.54
12 "Suhani Raat Dhal Chuki" Mohammed Rafi 3.29

Box office[edit]

Dulari was the eighth-highest-grossing Indian film of that year. Film became a hit.[2]


  1. ^ http://www.citwf.com/film96447.htm, film Dulari on C.I.T.W.F. website, Retrieved 24 May 2016
  2. ^ http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/movie/dulari/box-office/

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