Anjuman (1986 film)
Anjuman (English: Congregation) is a 1986 Hindi drama film directed by Muzaffar Ali, starring Shabana Azmi, Farooq Shaikh and Rohini Hattangadi in lead roles. Set in Lucknow, it deals with exploitation of women and problems of local "chikan" embroidery workers.
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Anjuman has music by Khayyam, with lyrics by noted Urdu poet Shahryar, with three songs by lead actress Shabana Azmi, who reluctantly agreed to do playback singing. Noted actor Farooq Shaikh worked in three films with Muzaffar Ali, with the others being Gaman (1978) and Umrao Jaan (1981).
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