Heer Raanjha is a 1970 Hindi film, produced by son Ketan Anand and directed by father Chetan Anand. The film stars Raaj Kumar, Priya Rajvansh, Pran, Prithviraj Kapoor, Ajit, Jayant, Sonia Sahni, Kamini Kaushal, Indrani Mukherjee, Achla Sachdev and Tun Tun. The film's music is by Madan Mohan.

Heer Ranjha
Film Poster
Directed byChetan Anand
Produced byHimalaya Films
Screenplay byChetan Anand
Story byWaris Shah
StarringRaaj Kumar
Priya Rajvansh
Narrated byChetan Anand
Music byMadan Mohan
Kaifi Azmi (Lyrics)
CinematographyJal Mistry
Edited byJadav Rao
Release date
  • 1970 (1970)
Running time
142 min

The film is based on the legend of Heer Ranjha, the epic poem Heer by Punjabi poet, Waris Shah, written in 1766. The film is unique in the fact that the entire film and its dialogue is in verse, Kaifi Azmi writing the verse dialogue.[1]

The film's songs and music are notable as is the photography by Jal Mistry, who shot most of Chetan Anand's films and won the Filmfare Award for the film. The film also showcases some of the best dialogues from the legendary actor Raaj Kumar.




Heer Raanjha
Soundtrack album by
Released1970 (India)
GenreFilm soundtrack
ProducerMadan Mohan
Madan Mohan chronology
Maa Ka Aanchal
Heer Raanjha

The soundtrack includes the following tracks, composed by Madan Mohan, with lyrics by Kaifi Azmi, and is especially remembered for the poignant Ye Duniya Yeh Mehfil Mere Kaam Ki Nahin, sung by Mohammed Rafi.[2]

Song Singer (s)
Do Dil Toote Do Dil Haare Lata Mangeshkar
Milo Na Tum To Lata Mangeshkar
Nache Ang Ve Jagjit Kaur, Shamshad Begum
Doli Chadte Heer Lata Mangeshkar
Meri Duniya Mein Tum Aayi Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar
Tere Kooche Mein Tera Diwana Mohammed Rafi
Ye Duniya Yeh Mehfil Mohammed Rafi



  1. ^ Heer Raanjha (1970) – Unique film in Verse ! Archived 14 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine Passion for Cinema, 18 January 2007.
  2. ^ Heer Raanjha songs

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