Lajwanti

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Lajwanti
Lajwanti (1958 film).jpg
Film poster
Directed byNarendra Suri
Produced byMohan Segal
Written bySachin Bhowmick
Umesh Mathur
Surendra Shailaj
StarringNargis
CinematographyM. N. Malhotra
Edited byPratap Dave
Release date
  • 1958 (1958)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Lajwanti is a 1958 Indian drama film directed by Narendra Suri. It was entered into the 1959 Cannes Film Festival, where it was nominated for the Palme d'Or for Best Film.[1] The film was remade in Tamil as Engal Selvi (1960).[2]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Koi Aaya Dhadkan Kahti Hai" Asha Bhosle
2 "Chanda Mama Mere Dwar Aana" Manna Dey, Asha Bhosle
3 "Gaa Mere Man Gaa" Asha Bhosle
4 "Chanda Re Chanda Re Chhupe Rehna" Asha Bhosle
5 "Kuchh Din Pahale Ek Taal Me, Ek Hans KaaJodaa" Asha Bhosle
6 "Ek Hans Ka Joda" Asha Bhosle
7 "Aaja Chhaye Kare Badra, Hum Pe Barse Nayan Kajrare" Geeta Dutt

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Lajwanti". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 14 March 2009.
  2. ^ Sriram, V. (14 August 2018). "From Lajwanthi to Engal Selvi". Madras Heritage and Carnatic Music. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  3. ^ "6th National Film Awards". International Film Festival of India. Retrieved 3 September 2011.

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