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Directed by Manmohan Krishna
Produced by Yash Chopra
Starring Farooq Shaikh
Poonam Dhillon
Madan Puri
Music by Khayyam
Jan Nisar Akhtar (Lyrics)
Naqsh Lyalpuri (Lyrics)
Release date
  • 11 May 1979 (1979-05-11) (India)
Running time
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office 5 crore (US$730,000)[1]

Noorie is a 1979 Indian Hindi romance film produced by Yash Chopra, and directed by Manmohan Krishna, who was a noted character actor of the 1950s and 1960s, this was his only film. The film stars Farooq Shaikh, Poonam Dhillon, Madan Puri and Iftekhar. The film's music is by Khayyam and the lyrics by Jan Nisar Akhtar. The film was a Super-Hit and the 7th highest grossing film at the Indian Box Office in that year.[1]


Noorie (Poonam Dhillon) lives in the Bhaderwah valleys with her father, Ghulam Nabi (Iftekhar) and her dog Khairoo, she has a boyfriend Yusuf (Farooq Shaikh), they decide to get married, the date is decided and preparations begin. But fate had something else in store. Another villager, Bashir Khan (Bharat Kapoor) takes a liking to Noorie and approaches Noorie's father for her hand, to which Ghulam Nabi refuses. An angry Bashir Khan then arranges the murder of Gulam Nabi, through his men, using a falling tree. The marriage is suspended, and few months later when the marriage preparations are back on, a few days before the marriage, Bashir Khan, who happens to be Yusuf's boss sends him on an errand out of town. While Yusuf is out of town, Bashir Khan goes over to Noorie's house and rapes her. Noorie commits suicide and Yusuf gets to know that it all happened because of Bashir, so he runs behind him to kill him, followed by Khairoo. They end up into a physical fight and Yusuf gets shot by Bashir. As Bashir runs back, he finds Khairoo there, who finally kills Bashir. Yusuf runs to the place where Noorie's body is and dies there. At the end they both are dug into the ground and unite with each other.



The following tracks[2] were composed by Khayyam, with lyrics by Jan Nisar Akhtar, Naqsh Lyallpuri and Majrooh Sultanpuri.

Noorie, 1979 Hindi film Soundtrack album cover.jpg
Soundtrack album by Khayyam
Released 1979 (India)
Genre Film soundtrack
Label EMI
Producer Khayyam
Khayyam chronology
# Title Singer(s) Lyricist Duration
1 "Aaja Re O Mere Dilbar Aaja" - I Nitin Mukesh, Lata Mangeshkar Jan Nisar Akhtar 04:58
2 "Chori Chori Koi Aaye" Lata Mangeshkar Naqsh Lyallpuri 05:04
3 "Qadar Tune Na Jani" Asha Bhosle Naqsh Lyallpuri 05:12
4 "Uske Khel Nirale Wohi Jane" Pamela Chopra, Jagjit Kaur, Anwar Majrooh Sultanpuri 04:54
5 "Aashiq Ho To Aisa Ho" (Qawwali) Pamela Chopra, Mahendra Kapoor, Jagjit Kaur, Swadesh Mahan Jan Nisar Akhtar 06:31
6 "Aaja Re O Mere Dilbar Aaja" - II Nitin Mukesh, Lata Mangeshkar Jan Nisar Akhtar 05:03

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1980 Poonam Dhillon Filmfare Award for Best Actress Nominated
Yash Chopra (for Yash Raj Films) Filmfare Award for Best Film Nominated
Manmohan Krishna Filmfare Award for Best Director Nominated
Khayyam Filmfare Award for Best Music Director Nominated


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