Sargam (1979 film)
|Directed by||K. Viswanath|
|Produced by||N.N. Sippy|
|Written by||K. Viswanath|
|Music by||Laxmikant Pyarelal|
Anand Bakshi (Lyrics)
|Cinematography||K H Kapadia|
|Edited by||Waman Bhosle|
Sargam is a 1979 Hindi-language drama film written and directed by K. Viswanath. It was a remake of his earlier Telugu film Siri Siri Muvva (1976), which also starred Jayaprada and made her a star in South India. She made her Hindi film debut with this film, repeating her role of a mute dancer.
The film stars Rishi Kapoor as her partner, Shashikala as her stepmother, Keshto Mukherjee, Shreeram Lagoo as her father, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Asrani as her dance teacher, and Vijay Arora. Laxmikant Pyarelal composed the memorable songs, which won the only Filmfare Award for the film. Anand Bakshi wrote the lyrics. Mohd. Rafi sang all seven songs, three of them were duets with Lata Mangeshkar, including the famous song, "Dafliwale", "Koyal Boli Duniya Doli" and "Parbat Ke Us Paar". The song "Koyal Boli" was shot on the banks of the Godavari River in Rajahmundry, "Parbat Ke Us Par" in Ooty and "Dafliwale" in Kashmir.
The film became a huge success at the box office and took the top spot at the box office in 1979. It made Jayaprada a sensation and a star overnight in Hindi Cinema, and she also earned a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress.
- Rishi Kapoor as Raju
- Jaya Prada as Hema Pradhan
- Shashikala as Savitri Pradhan, stepmother
- Dheeraj Kumar as Suresh
- Rajni Sharma as Champa Pradhan
- Leela Mishra as Mausi
- Jankidas as Landlord
- Keshto Mukherjee as Tushar Babu Ghosh / Chatterjee
- Shreeram Lagoo as Masterji Chintamani Pradhan
- Om Shivpuri as Pandit
- Shakti Kapoor as Prakash
- Aruna Irani as Kusum
- Asrani as Gopi
- Vijay Arora as Dr. Babu (Guest appearance)
The film's chart-buster song, Dafliwale, debuted at the number 1 spot on Binaca Geetmala's annual list 1980 and stayed at the number 1 spot for the next 25 weeks before it was retired from the list. Although the film was released in 1979, the song made it to the 1980 list because it completed the major part of 25 weeks in 1980. It is the only song ever to have debuted at 1 and stayed there for the entirety of its existence in the list.
|1||"Dafliwale Dafli Baja"||Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar||05:19|
|2||"Ham To Chale Pardes"||Mohammed Rafi||04:53|
|3||"Kahan Tera Insaaf Hai"||Mohammed Rafi||10:11|
|4||"Koyal Boli Duniya Doli"||Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar||04:21|
|5||"Mujhe Mat Roko Mujhe Gaane Do"||Mohammed Rafi||04:27|
|6||"Parbat Ke Us Paar"||Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar||07:18|
|7||"Ram Ji Ki Nikli Sawari"||Mohammed Rafi||05:21|
- Best Film
- Best Actor — Rishi Kapoor
- Best Actress —Jayaprada
- Best Comic — Asrani
- Best Lyricist —Anand Bakshi for the song "Dafliwale"
- Ziya Us Salam (13 November 2014). "Sargam (1979)". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-11-15.
- BoxOffice India.com Archived 17 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine
- 1st Filmfare Awards 1953
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