Kaajal (lit. Kohl) is a 1965 Bollywood film produced by Pannalal Maheshwari and directed by Ram Maheshwari. The film stars Meena Kumari, Dharmendra, Raaj Kumar, Padmini, Helen, Durga Khote, Tun Tun, Mehmood and Mumtaz. The films music is by Ravi.
|Directed by||Ram Maheshwari|
|Produced by||Pannalal Maheshwari|
|Written by||Kidar Sharma (dialogue)|
|Screenplay by||Phani Majumdar|
|Story by||Gulshan Nanda|
by Gulshan Nanda
|Edited by||Keshav Nanda|
Famous Cine Studios, Tardeo, Mumbai
|4 June 1965|
|Box office||Rs. 2,40,00,000|
The film is adapted from Gulshan Nanda's novel "Maadhavi" by Phani Majumdar with Kidar Sharma writing the dialogues. The film was declared as a "Hit" at Box office India and was the 10th Highest grosser & was listed in Top 20 films of 1965. The film was remade in Telugu as Maa Inti Devatha.
The Munim (Clerk) in Ranimaa's family lives with his son, Kaushal and daughter, Madhavi. After he passes away, Ranimaa brings up both children as her own, along with her only son, Rajesh. Years later, Rajesh has grown up and is of marriageable age. He meets with beautiful Bhanu Saxena and both fall in love with each other. Shortly thereafter, in a boating accident, Kaushal passes away, leaving behind a devastated Madhavi. Rajesh blames himself and Ranimaa for his death. A few months later, Rajesh gets married to Bhanu and she moves in with them. Bhanu dislikes Madhavi and would like her out of the way, she goes to the extent of accusing her of having an affair with her husband. Under pressure, Madhavi goes to kill herself, and is rescued by a young man named Moti. Rajesh likes Moti and would like him to marry Madhavi, to which he agrees. After the marriage, Madhavi bids adieu to Ranimaa, and Rajesh, and moves in with Moti. What Madhavi does not know that Moti had an agenda and an ulterior motive for marrying her, and it looks like she has been dumped from the frying pan into the fire.
|1.||"Tora Mann Darpan Kehlaye"||Asha Bhosle||03:34|
|2.||"Mere Bhaiya Mere Chanda"||Asha Bhosle||03:05|
|3.||"Chhoo Lene Do Naazuk Hothon Ko"||Mohammed Rafi||03:19|
|4.||"Mehfil Mein Teri"||Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle||03:27|
|5.||"Aapke Paas Jo Aayega Pighal Jaayega"||Mahendra Kapoor||03:36|
|6.||"Agar Mujhe Na Mili Tum"||Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhosle||03:33|
|7.||"Ye Zulf Agar Khulke"||Mohammed Rafi||03:36|
|8.||"Zara Si Aur Pilado"||Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle||03:27|
|9.||"Chham Chham Ghungroo Bole"||Asha Bhosle||03:27|
|10.||"Samjhi Thi Ke Ye Ghar Mera Hai"||Asha Bhosle||02:27|
|11.||"Muddat Ki Tamanaon Ka Sila"||Mahendra Kapoor||03:28|