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Hariyali Aur Rasta (English: The Greenery and the Road) (Hindi: हरियाली और रास्ता) is a 1962 Hindi film produced and directed by Vijay Bhatt. It had Manoj Kumar and Mala Sinha as leads. The film has music by Shankar Jaikishan.

Hariyali Aur Rasta
Hariyali Aur Rasta, 1962 Hindi film.jpg
Directed byVijay Bhatt
Produced byShankerbhai Bhatt
Written byDhruva Chatterjee (Story & screenplay)
Qamar Jalalabadi (dialogue)
Moosa Kaleem (dialogue director)
StarringManoj Kumar
Mala Sinha
Shashikala
Om Prakash
Music byShankar Jaikishan
Shailendra (lyrics)
Hasrat Jaipuri (lyrics)
CinematographyBipin Gajjar
Edited byPratap Dave
Production
company
Shri Prakash Pictures
Release date
  • 1962 (1962)
Running time
168 min
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Box officeRs. 1,90,00,000 [1]

The film was the fourth highest grosser of the year and declared a 'Hit' at the Indian Box Office [1]

PlotEdit

Hariyali Aur Rasta is a triangular love story among Shankar (Manoj Kumar), Shobhana (Mala Sinha) and Rita (Shashikala). Marriage of Rita and Sankar has been fixed in their childhood, though when they grow up, Shankar falls in love with Shobhana, though he eventually ends up marrying Rita as per their family's desires. But they both cannot reconcile to the ill fitting marriage, and the situation deteriorates further when ex-flame Shobhana comes into their lives once again.[2]

CastEdit

Production and crewEdit

The film was shot extensively in Darjeeling, especially in Ging Tea Estate and Rangneet Tea Estate.

  • Production: Gamanlal Bhatt
  • Assistant Director: Arun Bhatt, Haren Ghosh
  • Art Direction: Shri Krishna Achrekar, Kanu Desai
  • Choreography: Satyanarayan
  • Costume: Gaffar Behl

SoundtrackEdit

The soundtrack includes the following tracks composed by Shankar Jaikishan, and with lyrics by Shailendra and Hasrat Jaipuri, together they created songs such as "Ibteda-e-Ishk Mein Hum Saari Raat Jaage", Allah Jaane Kya Hoga Aage" sung by Mukesh and Lata, plus a perennial Diwali hit; "Lakhon Taare Aasman Mein Ek Magar Dhunde Na Mila", "Dekh Ke Duniya Ki Diwali Dil Mera Chup Chap Jala" again by Lata and Mukesh.[3][4][5]

Hariyali Aur Rasta
Soundtrack album by
Released1962 (India)
GenreFilm soundtrack
LabelSa Re Ga Ma (HMV)
ProducerShankar Jaikishan
Shankar Jaikishan chronology
Professor
(1962)
Hariyali Aur Rasta
(1962)
Dil Tera Diwana
(1962)
# Song Lyrics Singer (s)
1 "Teri Yaad Dil Se Bhulaane Chala Hoon" Shailendra Mukesh
2 "Allah Jaane Kya Hoga Aage" Hasrat Jaipuri Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh
3 "Yeh Hariyali Aur Yeh Rasta" Lata Mangeshkar
4 "Parwano Ki Raah Mein" Asha Bhosle
5 "Kho Gaya Hai Mera Pyar" Hasrat Jaipuri Mahendra Kapoor
6 "Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani" Shailendra Lata Mangeshkar
7 "Dil Mera Chup Chap Jala" Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh
8 "Bol Meri Taqdeer Mein Kya Hai- I" Shailendra Lata Mangeshkar
9 "Bol Meri Taqdeer Mein Kya Hai - II" Shailendra Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh

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