Heer Raanjha

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Heer Ranjha
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Film Poster
हीर राँझा
Directed by Chetan Anand
Produced by Himalaya Films
Written by Chetan Anand (screenplay)
Kaifi Azmi (dialogue)
Waris Shah (epic poem)
Starring Raaj Kumar
Priya Rajvansh
Narrated by Chetan Anand
Music by Madan Mohan
Kaifi Azmi (Lyrics)
Cinematography Jal Mistry
Edited by Jadav Rao
Release date
  • 1970 (1970)
Running time
142 min
Country India
Language Hindi

Heer Raanjha (Hindi: हीर रांझा, Punjabi: ਹੀਰ ਰਾਂਝਾ, Urdu: ہیر رانجھا‎) is a 1970 Hindi film, produced by son Ketan Anand and directed by father Chetan Anand. The film stars Raaj Kumar, Priya Rajvansh, Pran, Prithviraj Kapoor, Ajit, Jayant, Sonia Sahni, Kamini Kaushal, Indrani Mukherjee, Achla Sachdev and Tun Tun. The film's music is by Madan Mohan.

The film is based on the legend of Heer Ranjha, the epic poem or Heer by Punjabi poet, Waris Shah, written in 1766. The film is unique in the fact that the entire film and its dialogue is in verse, Kaifi Azmi writing the verse dialogue.[1]

The film's songs and music are notable as is the photography by Jal Mistry who shot most of Chetan Anand's films and won the Filmfare Award for the film. The film also showcases some of the best dialogues from the legendary actor Raaj Kumar.

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Soundtrack[edit]

Heer Raanjha
Soundtrack album by Madan Mohan
Released 1970 (India)
Genre Film soundtrack
Label EMI
Producer Madan Mohan
Madan Mohan chronology
Maa Ka Aanchal
(1970)
Heer Raanjha
(1970)
Dastak
(1970)

The soundtrack includes the following tracks, composed by Madan Mohan, with lyrics by Kaifi Azmi, and is especially remembered for the poignant Ye Duniya Yeh Mehfil Mere Kaam Ki Nahin, sung by Mohammed Rafi.[2]

Song Singer (s)
Do Dil Toote Do Dil Haare Lata Mangeshkar
Milo Na Tum To Lata Mangeshkar
Nache Ang Ve Jagjit Kaur, Shamshad Begum
Doli Chadte Heer Lata Mangeshkar
Meri Duniya Mein Tum Aayi Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi
Tere Kooche Mein Tera Diwana Mohammed Rafi
Ye Duniya Yeh Mehfil Mohammed Rafi

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