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.[1][2]

Anjuman
Directed byMuzaffar Ali
Produced byMuzaffar Ali
Screenplay byMuzaffar Ali
Story byMuzaffar Ali
StarringShabana Azmi
Farooq Shaikh
Rohini Hattangadi
Music byKhayyam
Shahryar (lyrics)
CinematographyIshan Arya
Release date
1986
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Urdu

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.[3] Noted actor Farooq Shaikh worked in three films with Muzaffar Ali, with the others being Gaman (1978) and Umrao Jaan (1981).[4]

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MusicEdit

The music was by Khayyam, with lyrics by Shahryar, with three song sung by Shabana Azmi, a rare feat for her career.

  • "Kab Yaad Me Tera Sath Nahi" — Jagjit Kaur, Khayyam
  • "Mai Raah Kab Se Nayi Jindgi Ki" — Shabana Azmi
  • "Tujhse Hoti Bhi To Kya" — Shabana Azmi
  • "Aisa Nahi Ke Isko" — Shabana Azmi
  • "Gulab Jism Ka" — Bhupinder Singh, Shabana Azmi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Anuradha Dingwaney Needham; Rajeswari Sunder Rajan (28 December 2006). The Crisis of Secularism in India. Duke University Press. pp. 235–236. ISBN 0-8223-8841-3.
  2. ^ Yves Thoraval (2000). The cinemas of India. Macmillan India. p. 191. ISBN 978-0-333-93410-4.
  3. ^ "Shabana Azmi mourns the death of Umrao Jaan writer". Rediff.com movies. Retrieved 1 May 2014.
  4. ^ "We shared mutual passion for cinema: Muzaffar Ali on Farooque". Zee News. 29 December 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2014.

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