Anokha Bandhan

Anokha Bandhan (transl. Unique Relation) is a 1982 Hindi-language drama film, produced by Ratan Irani under the Shree Jagdamba Movies banner and directed by Mehul Kumar. It stars Ashok Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Navin Nischol, Master Bittu while Jeetendra has given a Special Appearance and music composed by Usha Khanna. The film remade as Telugu movie Vadina Maata (1992).

Anokha Bandhan
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byMehul Kumar
Screenplay byBharat Dave
Story byShri Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Produced byRatan Irani
StarringAshok Kumar
Shabana Azmi
Navin Nischol
Master Bittu
CinematographyBaba Azmi
Edited byHussain A. Burmawala
Music byUsha Khanna
Shree Jagdamba Movies[1]
Release date
  • 30 October 1982 (1982-10-30)
Running time
139 minutes

The film is based on Sharat Chandra Chatterji's book Ramer Sumati (1914).[2]


Shyamlal (Navin Nischol) works as a clerk for the Zamindar (Ashok Kumar), he has a happy family with his wife Annapurna / Anu (Shabana Azmi), step-mother (Seema Deo) and step-brother Ram (Master Bittu). Anu promises her mother-in-law on her deathbed that she would take care of Ram as her own son and her mother-in-law passes away. After some time, Anu gives birth to a baby boy; even then her love and affection were much towards Ram. Ram and Annapurna's child live like real brothers. But their happiness was not to last much longer when Anu's mother (Shashikala) came to her house, who wants that Anu should hate Ram. This creates rift between Anu and Ram.[3]



# Title Singer(s) Lyrics
1 "Haathi Ghoda Palki" Rajeshwari Nida Fazli
2 "Nakhre Waali Hamari" Amit Kumar Nida Fazli
3 "Piya Tune Apne Rang" Shabbir Kumar, Asha Bhosle Asad Bhopali
4 "Ram Lakhan The Do Bhai" Asha Bhosle Yogesh Gaud
5 "Ram Tumhi Ne Humko" Asha Bhosle Yogesh Gaud
6 "Tu Itni Door Kyun Hai Maa" Alka Yagnik Nida Fazli



  1. ^ "Titles". IMDb.
  2. ^ Arunachalam, Param (14 April 2020). BollySwar: 1981 - 1990. Mavrix Infotech Private Limited. ISBN 978-81-938482-2-7.
  3. ^ Bombay: The City Magazine. Living Media India. 1986.
  4. ^ "Songs". My Swar.