Majhli Didi

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Majhli Didi
Majhli Didi (1967).jpg
Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Screenplay by Nabendu Ghosh
Based on Novel: Mejh Didi
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Starring Meena Kumari
Music by Hemanta Mukherjee
Lyrics: Gopaldas Neeraj
Cinematography Jaywant Pathare
Release date
Country India
Language Hindi

Majhli Didi is a 1967 Bollywood film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, based on the Bengali language story, Mejdidi (Middle Sister) by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, which was earlier filmed in Bengali in 1950 as Mejdidi. Majhli Didi stars Meena Kumari and Dharmendra.[1]

Though the film didn't perform well at the Indian box office,[2] it remains one of Hrishikesh Mukherjee's highly rated films.[3] At the 16th Filmfare Awards, it won Best Screenplay Awards for Nabendu Ghosh[4] and Best Art Direction, B&W for Ajit Banerjee.[5] It was India's entry to the 41st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.[6]


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  1. ^ Majhli Didi Archived 9 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine. at
  2. ^ "Meena Kumar: The Queen of Sorrow". 
  3. ^ "Remembering The Master". The Times of India. 11 July 2009. 
  4. ^ "Best Screenplay Award". Filmfare Award Official Listings, Indiatimes. Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  5. ^ Filmfare Award: Awards for 1969 IMDB
  6. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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