Tapasya (1976 film)

Tapasya (Hindi: तपस्या, English: Penance) is a 1976 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film produced by Tarachand Barjatya for Rajshree Productions. The film is directed by Anil Ganguly, based on story by veteran Bengali novelist Ashapurna Devi. The film stars Raakhee, Parikshat Sahni, Lalita Pawar, Nazir Hussain, A. K. Hangal, and Asrani. The film's music is by Ravindra Jain. It won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for the year. It was remade in Telugu as Sandhya in 1980 starring Sujatha in the title role.[1]

Tapasya
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Directed byAnil Ganguly
Produced byTarachand Barjatya
Rajshree Productions
Written byM. G. Hashmat (dialogues)
Screenplay byAnil Ganguly
Story byAshapurna Devi
StarringParikshat Sahni
Raakhee
Asrani
A. K. Hangal
Nazir Hussain
Music byRavindra Jain
CinematographyDilip Ranjan Mukhopadhyay
Edited byMukhtar Ahmed
Distributed byRajshri Pictures
Release date
  • 1976 (1976)
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

CastEdit

CrewEdit

  • Director - Anil Ganguly
  • Producer - Tarachand Barjatya, Ajit Kumar Barjatya, Kamal Kumar Barjatya, Rajkumar Barjatya
  • Production Company - Rajshri Productions
  • Story - Ashapurna Devi
  • Screenplay - Anil Ganguly
  • Dialogue - M. G. Hashmat
  • Editor - Mukhtar Ahmed
  • Cinematographer - Dilip Ranjan Mukhopadhyay
  • Art Director - Kartick Bose
  • Costume Designer - G. S. Bhosle
  • Choreographer - Madhav Kishan
  • Distributors - Rajshri Pictures

MusicEdit

All lyrics are written by M. G. Hashmat; all music is composed by Ravindra Jain.

Songs
No.TitlePlaybackLength
1."Bachcho Tum Ho Khel Khilone"Aarti Mukherjee3:58
2."Bhabhi Ki Unglee Mein"Hemlata, Chandrani Mukherjee5:01
3."Do Panchhi Do Tinke"Kishore Kumar, Aarti Mukherjee3:44
4."Jo Raah Chuni Tune"Kishore Kumar6:13

AwardsEdit

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1975 Anil Ganguly National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment Won[2]
1977 Raakhee Filmfare Best Actress Award Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.telugucinema.com/Retrospect-Vijetha-1985
  2. ^ "23rd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 4 October 2011.

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