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Sadhna (1958)

Mohan ( SUNIL DUTT ) is the only bachelor son of his widowed mother. Mohan works as a professor. He is against prostitution and consider prostitutes as a black spot to the society. But due ... See full summary »

Director:

B.R. Chopra

Writers:

Mukhram Sharma (dialogue) (as Pt. Mukhram Sharma), Mukhram Sharma (screenplay) (as Pt. Mukhram Sharma) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vyjayanthimala ... Champabai (as Vyjayantimala)
Sunil Dutt ... Mohan
Radhakrishan Radhakrishan ... Jeevan Ram (as Radhakishan)
Leela Chitnis ... Mohan's Mother
Manmohan Krishna ... Lallubhai
Nandini Nandini
Munshi Munakka Munshi Munakka ... (as Munshi Munaqqa)
Nissar Nissar ... (as Mast. Nissar)
Ravikant Ravikant ... Doctor
Uma Dutt Uma Dutt ... Pahelwan (as Umadutt)
Nazir Kashmiri Nazir Kashmiri
Kathana Kathana
Munshi Munshi
C.L. Shah C.L. Shah
Lala Nazir Lala Nazir
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Mohan ( SUNIL DUTT ) is the only bachelor son of his widowed mother. Mohan works as a professor. He is against prostitution and consider prostitutes as a black spot to the society. But due to some circumstances a prostitute Champabai ( VAIJYANTIMALA ) comes to his life in the form of Rajni. Will Mohan and his ailing mother accept Champabai as Rajni or not is the story.

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Drama

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Trivia

This, like Naya Daur (1957), was a controversial story which had no takers, until B.R. Chopra heard the tale and converted it into a hit film. See more »

Connections

References Yasmin (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Tora Manwa Kyon Ghabraye Re (male)
Music by N. Dutta
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 January 1958 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Penance See more »

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NH Studioz See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)
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