Bewafa (1952 film)

Bewafa (lit.'Disloyal') is a 1952 Indian film directed by M. L. Anand, starring the hit Bollywood pair Nargis, Raj Kapoor, along with Ashok Kumar as a lead actor and he appears as a painter in the movie. It is considered one of the best films of the pair Raj Kapoor and Nargis.

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Directed byM. L. Anand
Written bySarshar
Screenplay byAkhtar Hussain
Story byAkhtar Hussain
Produced byJaffer Hussain
StarringAshok Kumar
Raj Kapoor
CinematographyK. V. S. Reddy
Edited byZ. F. Chaus
Music byA. R. Quareshi
The Art Centre
Distributed byThe Art Centre
Release date


It depicts the story of a poor girl, Roopa (Nargis) who is forced by her alcoholic uncle to work. When she cannot meet her uncle's demand to earn money, she is removed from the house by her uncle, when her neighbour Raj (Raj Kapoor) comes to her aid and loans her some money. Despite that, she finds it difficult to make ends meet, and then she meets Ashok, with whom she later sells paintings, however then Raj reenters her life. The story follows the love triangle between Roopa, Raj and Ashok.



Lyrics written by Sarshar and Sardul Kwatra.

Song Singer
"Kaam Haathon Ka Hai" Talat Mahmood
"Tu Aaye Na Aaye Teri Khushi" Talat Mahmood
"Tumko Fursat Ho Meri Jaan" Talat Mahmood
"Dil Matwala Lakh Sambhala" Talat Mahmood
"Dil Matwala Lakh Sambhala" Lata Mangeshkar
"Ek Baar Jhalak Dikhlake" Lata Mangeshkar
"Badnaseebi Ka Gila" Lata Mangeshkar
"Tana Der Na Tana" Shamshad Begum
"Aa Jao Mere Dilruba" Geeta Dutt