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Mirza Ghalib [videorecording] : Mirazā Ghāliba

Minerva Movietone presents ; screenplay, J.K. Nanda ; produced & directed by Sohrab Modi.
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
The film based on the life of great Indian poet, Mirza Ghalib, who lived during the reign of Bahadur Shah Zafar. This story portrays his trials, tribulations, triumphs, and utlimate descent to poverty, and then to prison; and his tragic and ill-fated love with a beautiful courtesan named Chaudvin. The film beautifully captures the mood of the period and magnificance of the court of the last Mughal.
Director
Sohrab Modi
Performer(s)
Bharat Bhushan, Suraiya, Ulhas, Durga Khote, Mukri, Murad, Baij Shaima, Iftekhar, Jilani, Kumkum.
Release Date
1954
Run Time
127 min.
Language
In Hindi with optional English subtitles.
Notes
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
Variant title
Mirazā Ghāliba
Credits
Director of photography, V.Avadhut ; story, S.H. Minto ; dialogue, Rajindra Singh Bedi ; music director, Ghulam Mohammad ; dance directors, Lachhoo Maharaj, Badri Pershad.
Published
Springfield, VA :Baba Digital ;United States :BTE,[2011?]
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 127 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital.
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