- Anuradha (1960 film)
| Anuradha Album Cover featuring Leela Naidu
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L. B. Thakur
Sachin Bhowmick(story & screenplay) Rajinder Singh Bedi(dialogue)
D. N. Mukherjee (screenplay)
Samir Chowdhary (screenplay)
Pandit Ravi Shankar Shailendra(lyrics)
cinematography = Jaywant Pathare
editing = Das Dhaimade
released = 1960
runtime = 141 min
country = India
language = Hindi
imdb_id = 0137362
"Anuradha" (अनुराधा) (Love of Anuradha English) is a 1960 Hindi movie produced and directed by
Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film stars Balraj Sahni, Leela Naidu, Asit Sen and Mukri.
The film's music was composed by
Pandit Ravi Shankar, in one of his rare forays into Hindi Cinema[ [http://www.downmelodylane.com/ravishankar.html Ravi Shankar Filmography] ] , [ [http://www.ultraindia.com/movies/awards/hrishikesh.htm Hrishikesh Mukherjee Biography] on winning, the 31st Dada Saheb Phalke Award.] . The film was based on a short story written by Sachin Bhowmick, first published in the Bengali monthly magazine ' Desh' and according his autobiography, it was inspired by " Madame Bovary", a novel by Gustave Flaubert[ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0137362/trivia Trivia] Internet Movie Database".] .
The film went on win the
National Film Award for Best Filmand a nomination for Golden Bear, at Berlin International Film Festivalin 1961.
Anuradha Roy (
Leela Naidu), a noted radio singer and daughter a rich man, falls in love with an idealistic doctor, Dr. Nirmal Chowdhary ( Balraj Sahni), who serves the poor in the distant villagge Nanda gaon. After the marriage and a daughter, she realises the gravity of the choice of living in a village, it is then she has to decide between her love and her love for city life.
Balraj Sahni- "Dr. Nirmal Chaudhary"
Leela Naidu- "Anuradha Roy"
Abhi Bhattacharya- "Deepak"
* Hari Shivdasani - "Brijeshwar Prasad Roy"
* Asit Sen - "Zamindar"
* Mukri - "Atmaram"
1961: National Film Award for Best Film
1961: Berlin International Film Festival: Golden Bear: Nomination [ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0137362/awards Awards] " Internet Movie Database".]
The film music department had a rare combination,
sitarmaestro, Pandit Ravi Shankar, with lyricist, Shailendra.
* "Jaane Kaise Sapno Main" -
* "Sanware Sanware Kahe Mose" -
* "Kaise Din Beete, Kaise Beeti Ratiyan" -
Lata Mangeshkar[ [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cyutrpsiqm4 "Kaise Din Beete"] ]
* "Savre Savre Kahe Mose" -
* "Bahut Din Huye" -
* "Hai Re Woh Din Kyon Na Aaye" -
Lata Mangeshkar[ [http://www.geetmanjusha.com/hindi/movie/414.html Songs of Anuradha 1960] ]
* [http://www.watchindianmovies.in/videos.php?id=1281 Excepts "Anuradha" (1960 film)]
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