Shor (Translation: Noise) is a 1972 Indian Hindi movie written, produced and directed by Manoj Kumar, who also plays the lead role in the film. The film was remade in Tamil as Osai.

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Directed byManoj Kumar
Written byManoj Kumar
Produced byManoj Kumar
Shashi Goswami
StarringManoj Kumar
Jaya Bhaduri
CinematographyNariman Irani
Edited byManoj Kumar
Music byLaxmikant Pyarelal
Release date
  • 15 September 1972 (1972-09-15)


Shankar (Manoj Kumar) loses his wife (Nanda) in an accident. She dies while saving her son (Deepak). Due to the accident, Deepak loses his voice. Shankar is keen to hear his son's voice again; however, doctors suggest that Deepak has to undergo a surgery to get his voice back. Shankar tries hard to collect money for the surgery and finally is able to collect enough money for the surgery after a few hardships. Deepak undergoes the surgery successfully. Shankar is keen to meet Deepak; however, the doctor advises to him to meet Deepak the next day so as to not overexert the patient. Shankar goes to work; however, is unable to focus properly while working with machines and eventually gets injured. The injury causes him to lose his hearing. The father is now unable to hear his son's voice when he regains it.



The popular music of this movie is composed by the duo Laxmikant Pyarelal, is most noted for the memorable song, the song "Ek Pyar Ka Nagma" (एक प्यार का नग्मा है, मौजो की रवानी है). The song was penned by Santosh Anand.

1."Ek Pyar Ka Nagma Hai"Lata Mangeshkar 
2."Ek Pyar Ka Nagma Hai - Part 2"Mukesh 
3."Jeevan Chalne Ka Naam" (Lyricist - Rajkavi Inderjeet SIngh Tulsi)Manna Dey, Mahendra Kapoor, Shyama Chittar 
4."Macha Diya Shor"Lata Mangeshkar 
5."Paani Re Paani" (Lyricist - Rajkavi Inderjeet Singh Tulsi)Mukesh, Lata Mangeshkar 
6."Shehnai Baje Na Baje"Lata Mangeshkar 

Awards and nominationsEdit

  • Filmfare Best Editing Award-Manoj Kumar
  • Filmfare Nomination for Best Director-Manoj Kumar
  • Filmfare Nomination for Best Supporting Actor-Premnath
  • Filmfare Nomination for Best Story-Manoj Kumar
  • Filmfare Nomination for Best Music-Laxmikant Pyarelal
  • Filmfare Nomination for Best Lyricist-Santosh Anand for the song "Ek Pyar Ka Nagma" (एक प्यार का नग़मा है, मौजो की रवानी है) [1]
  • Filmfare Nomination for Best Male Playback Singer-Mukesh for the song "Ek Pyar Ka Nagma" (एक प्यार का नग़मा है, मौजो की रवानी है)[2]


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