Chandragupta (film)

Chandragupta is a 1934 Hindi/Urdu historical film directed by A. R. Kardar.[1][2] Produced by East India Film Company, the music direction was by K. C. Dey.[3] Kardar had shifted to Calcutta where he joined the East India Film Company, and directed "hits" like Chandragupta.[4] The film starred Nazir as Chandragupta. The cast included Gul Hamid, Sabita Devi, Mazhar Khan, Dhiraj Bhattacharya, Vasantrao Pehalwan.[5]

Chandragupta
Directed byA. R. Kardar
Produced byEast India Film Company
Starring
Music byK. C. Dey
Production
company
East India Film Company
Release date
1934
CountryBritish India
LanguageHindi

The story, historical, involves the founder of the Mauryan Empire, Chandragupta Maurya, and his Machiavellian Brahmin advisor/Minister Chanakya. The film had a commercial success at the box-office and proclaimed Kardar as a "talented film-maker".[6]

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The music director is K. C. Dey.[7]

SonglistEdit

# Title
1 "Basa Le Apne Man Mein Preet"
2 "Keh Raha Hai Aasman Yeh Sab Sama Kuchh Bhi Nahin"
3 "Lat Uljhi Suljha Ja Balam"
4 "Maadho Ne Bajai Kaisi Bansuri"
5 "Prem Ke Bas Mein Hai Sansar"
6 "Piya Ke Darshan Bin Mor Ab Nahin Pawat Sukh Nain"
7 "Teenon Lok Mein Chha Rahi Mahima Aprampar"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ashish Rajadhyaksha; Paul Willemen (10 July 2014). Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema. Taylor & Francis. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-135-94325-7. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Chandragupta (1934)". gomolo.com. Gomolo. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Chandragupta (1934)". citwf.com. Alan Goble. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  4. ^ Gulazāra; Saibal Chatterjee (2003). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema. Popular Prakashan. p. 593. ISBN 978-81-7991-066-5.
  5. ^ "Chandragupta (1934)". chiloka.com. Chiloka. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  6. ^ Bhagwan Das Garga (1996). So many cinemas: the motion picture in India. Eminence Designs. ISBN 978-81-900602-1-9.
  7. ^ "Chandragupta (1934)". muvyz.com. Muvyz, Ltd. Retrieved 27 March 2015.

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