Rahgir (The Traveler) is a Bollywood romantic social drama film. It was released in 1969 and directed by Tarun Majumdar.[1] The film was produced by Geetanjali Pictures and had music by Hemant Kumar.[2] The film had Biswajeet playing the central role of Rahgir where his acting "attracted attention".[3] Costarring with Biswajeet were Sandhya Roy, Shashikala, Kanhaiyalal, Iftekhar, Nirupa Roy and Asit Sen.[4] The film was based on Angti Chattujjer Vai, a Bengali novel of Manoj Basu.[5][6] The story is about Biswajeet playing an impetuous young man in search "for the meaning of life" and is regarded as one of his most credible performances.[7] The movie is a remake of 1963 Bengali movie Palatak.[8]

Rahgir
Directed byTarun Majumdar
Written byManoj Basu
Music byHemant Kumar
Production
company
Geetanjali Pictures
Release date
1969
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

CastEdit

MusicEdit

The music was composed by Hemant Kumar with lyrics written by Gulzar. The singers were Manna Dey, Hemant Kumar, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar, Sulakshana Pandit and Aarti Mukherji.[9]

Song listEdit

# Title Singer
1 "Tumhare Nain Dekh Ke Suna Log Jogi Ho Gaye" Hemant Kumar
2 "Kabhi Ruk Gaye Hai" Hemant Kumar
3 "Janam Se Banjara Hu Bandu" Hemant Kumar
4 "Mitwa Re Bhool Gaye Thay Rahein" Lata Mangeshkar
5 "Bairi Anchar Pag Pag Uljhe" Lata Mangeshkar
6 "Do Do Pankh Laga Ke Panchi Banein Ge" Aarti Mukherjee
7 "Babu Ghabrate Hai" Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar
8 "Panchhi Re Udde Gagan Gagan Mast Magan" Sulakshana Pandit, Hemant Kumar, Manna Dey
9 "Baid Ke Palle Pade Kaise Baid" Kishore Kumar
10 "Daiya Kasam Sharam Sharam Laage" Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar

AwardsEdit

The film won the following awards at BFJA.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ashish Rajadhyaksha; Paul Willemen (26 June 1999). Encyclopaedia of Indian cinema. British Film Institute. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Rahgir 1969". Gomolo.com. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  3. ^ The Illustrated Weekly of India. October 1970. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Rahgir 1969". Alan Goble. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  5. ^ "ভালোবাসার চির তরুণ". Eisamay Blog (in Bengali). 9 February 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2020.
  6. ^ "'লন্ঠনের আলোয় আমার চিত্রনাট্য লেখা'". anandabazar.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 11 December 2020.
  7. ^ Ashok Raj (1 November 2009). Hero Vol.2. Hay House, Inc. pp. 92–. ISBN 978-93-81398-03-6. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  8. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/bengali/movies/news/remakes-of-bengali-films-whats-new-in-this-trend/articleshow/72241437.cms
  9. ^ "Rahgeer". Hindi Geetmala. Retrieved 27 September 2014.
  10. ^ "BFJA Awards 1970". BFJA. Archived from the original on 8 November 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.

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