Chheley Kaar

Chheley Kaar (transl. Whose Child?) is a 1954 Indian Bengali-language romantic comedy film directed by Chitta Basu and produced by Charan Chitra. This film received President's Silver Medal in National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali in 1954.[1] The film was remade in Hindi as Bandish starring Ashok Kumar and Meena Kumari.[2] The film was also remade in Tamil as Yaar Paiyyan and in Malayalam as Bhagyamudra.[3]

Chheley Kaar
Bengaliছেলে কার!
Directed byChitta Basu
Screenplay byJyotirmoy Roy
Story byJyotirmoy Roy
Music byKalipada Sen
Edited byKamal Ganguly
Distributed byChhaya Bani Limited
Release date
  • 1953 (1953)


Tomato is an orphan lives with his adoptive father. His father is very sick, suffering from a virulent disease, and will die within a few months. He instructed Tomato to take shelter to a rich person, Kunal Sen. Tomato approaches Kunal in a park and calls him as father. Shocked, Kunal tries to escape from the unknown child Tomato, but cannot. After many obstacles and chaos, Kunal and his girlfriend Mili start loving Tomato.



  1. ^ "Chheley Kaar (1954)". Retrieved 20 March 2019.
  2. ^ Deepa Gahlot (October 2015). Take-2: 50 Films That Deserve a New Audience. ISBN 9789384544850. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  3. ^ Menon, Ajay (3 December 2010). "Old is Gold: Tamil Movies made in Malayalam". Old is Gold. Archived from the original on 8 February 2019. Retrieved 24 March 2021.

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