Mehboob Ki Mehndi
|Mehboob Ki Mehndi|
|Directed by||H S Rawail|
|Produced by||H S Rawail|
|Music by||Laxmikant Pyarelal|
|30 January 1971|
Mehboob Ki Mehndi is a 1971 Hindi movie produced and directed by H S Rawail. The film stars Rajesh Khanna and Leena Chandavarkar in the lead roles and the supporting cast included Pradeep Kumar, Iftekhar, Sunder, Jagdish Raj, Gurnam Singh, Mumtaz Begum, Sudhir and Rafiya Sultan. The music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal with lyrics by Anand Bakshi. It was based on Muslim Tahzeeb(culture) of bygone Nawab era, wherein the a young rich Muslim man Yusuf agrees to marry a prostitute's daughter. The movie was released on 30 January 1971. It showed importance of education in Muslims as preached by Mahatma Gandhi. Shabana, the heroine is able to save herself, and her family, only by educating herself and doing the job of tutor. Rajesh Khanna was the co-producer. The film was declared box office hit.This film is counted among the 17 consecutive hit films Rajesh Khanna between 1969 and 1971, by adding the two hero films Marayada and Andaz to the 15 consecutive solo hits he gave from 1969 to 1971.
- Rajesh Khanna ... Yusuf
- Leena Chandavarkar ... Shabana
- Pradeep Kumar ... Anwar Qamaal/Khairudin 'Khairu'
- Sunder ... Gulkand's dad
- Iftekhar ... Safdarjung
- Manorama ... Mrs. Albert
- Paro ... Gulkand
- Jagdish Raj ... Nisar Ahmed/Usman
- Gurnam Singh (as Gurnam)
- Mumtaz Begum ... Shabana's granny
The young and handsome Yusuf (Rajesh Khanna) is the son of a wealthy businessman named Nawab Safdarjung (Iftekhar) who is physically handicapped and uses a wheelchair. Yusuf’s nephew's tutor leaves his job. Yusuf arranges a new tutor, Shabana (Leena Chandavarkar), for his nephew. Shabana comes to live with them along with her grandmother. He also appoints Khairuddin (Pradeep Kumar) to take care of his father. However, Khairuddin has arrived only with the intention of killing Nawab Safdarjung.
Shabana and Yusuf develop feelings for each other and soon fall in love. Nawab Safdarjung and Shabana's grandmother are happy with Yusuf and Shabana' relationship and they start arranging for their marriage. Just before their wedding, it is revealed that Shabana is the daughter of a courtesan named Najma.
|1||"Apna Hai Tu Begana Nahin"||Mohammed Rafi||04:36|
|2||"Itna To Yaad Hai Mujhe"||Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar||06:20|
|3||"Jane Kyon Log Mohabbat Kiya"||Lata Mangeshkar||04:24|
|4||"Mehboob Ki Mehndi"||Lata Mangeshkar, Hemlata||04:34|
|5||"Mere Deewanepan Ki Bhi Dawa Nahin"||Kishore Kumar||05:01|
|6||"Pasand Aa Gai Hai Ek Kafir Haseena"||Mohammed Rafi||04:10|
|7||"Ye Jo Chilman Hai"||Mohammed Rafi||04:32|
|8||"Mehboob Ki Mehandi Haathon Mein"||Lata Mangeshkar||05:52|
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- "Bollywood Retrospect: 10 best Hindi film albums of the prolific duo Laxmikant–Pyarelal - Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". 29 August 2015.
- "Mehboob Ki Mehndi : Lyrics and video of Songs from the Movie Mehboob Ki Mehndi (1971)".
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