Yasmin (1955 film)

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Directed by Abdur Rashid Kardar
Produced by Abdur Rashid Kardar
Written by Story: Abdur Rashid Kardar
Dialogue: Jagdish Kanwal & S. N. Banerjee
Starring Vyjayanthimala
Music by C. Ramchandra
Cinematography Dwarka Divecha
Edited by M. S. Hajee
Kardar Studio
Distributed by Musical Pictures
Release date
Country India
Language Hindi

Yasmin (Hindi: यास्मिन) is a 1955 Hindi Black-and-white Costume drama written, produced and directed by Abdur Rashid Kardar. The film starred Vyjayanthimala in the title role with Suresh in the lead while Jayant, Rashid Khan, Maruti Rao, S. N. Banerjee, Shyam Kumar and Rajan Haksar forms an ensemble cast. The film was produced at Kardar Studio. The film's score was composed by C. Ramchandra duo with lyrics provided by Jan Nisar Akhtar. Editing was done by M. S. Hajee and was filmed by Dwarka Divecha with the audiography was done by Ishan Ghosh. The story is about Ahmad who is in love with Yasmin.


The story revolves around Sheikh who has lots of properties, and recovering taxes and dues on them. He lives in a palatial house with his wife, Zubeda, and son, Ahmad. When Ahmad grows up, Zubeda notices that he is spending too much time with women in their harem, and wants his father to get him involved in their business. Later Ahmad mend his ways, give up on Yasmin and return home, where he has planned his marriage with Nadira. He refuses to marry Nadira, and runs away from home. What happens is Ahmad life is the next part of the story?



The film's soundtrack was compose by C. Ramchandra with the lyric were penned by Jan Nisar Akhtar.[1] The album was one of the last album that feature Lata Mangeshkar with C. Ramchandra, they parted their ways after the film.[2]

No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss) Notes
1 "Mujhpe Ilzam-E-Bewafai" Lata Mangeshkar Jan Nisar Akhtar 03:21 Featuring actress Vyjayanthimala
2 "Ankhon Mein Sama Jao" Lata Mangeshkar Jan Nisar Akhtar 03:24 Featuring actress Vyjayanthimala
3 "Tum Apni Yaad Bhi Dil Se" Lata Mangeshkar, Talat Mahmood Jan Nisar Akhtar 03:30 Featuring actress Vyjayanthimala and Suresh
4 "Bechain Nazar Betab Jigar" Talat Mahmood Jan Nisar Akhtar 03:46 Featuring actor Suresh


Filmfare Awards


  1. ^ "Yasmin (1955)". Raaga.com. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 
  2. ^ Karan Bali. "Lata Mangeshkar". Upperstall.com. Retrieved 2011-12-03. 
  3. ^ Sir Stanley Reed (1984). The Times of India Directory and Year Book Including Who's who. Bennett, Coleman. p. 233. 
  4. ^ "Filmfare Awards (1955)". Gomolo.com. Retrieved 2011-11-21. [dead link]

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