Yasmin (1955 film)
|Directed by||Abdur Rashid Kardar|
|Produced by||Abdur Rashid Kardar|
|Written by||Story: Abdur Rashid Kardar|
Dialogue: Jagdish Kanwal & S. N. Banerjee
|Music by||C. Ramchandra|
|Edited by||M. S. Hajee|
|Distributed by||Musical Pictures|
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 form 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 it was filmed by Dwarka Divecha with the audiography 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 is 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 mends his ways, gives up on Yasmin and returns home, where he has planned his marriage with Nadira. He refuses to marry Nadira, and runs away from home. What happens in Ahmad's life is the next part of the story.
- Vyjayanthimala as Yasmin
- Suresh as Ahmad
- Rashid Khan
- Maruti Rao
- S. N. Banerjee
- Shyam Kumar
- Rajan Haksar
- Mumtaz Begum as Zubeda Sheikh
The film's soundtrack was composed by C. Ramchandra, with the lyrics penned by Jan Nisar Akhtar. The album was one of the last albums that feature Lata Mangeshkar with C. Ramchandra; they parted their ways after the film.
|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|
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