Chand (1959)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 41 mins

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Chand is a social drama dealing with the story of a childless couple with Balraj Sahni and Meena Kumari in lead roles. Mr. Kappor (Balraj Sahni) who is a married to Kamla (Pandari Bai) cannot have a child of their own. Kamla wants a child but under duress agrees to have Mr. Kapoor take a second wife and have a child. Sahni marries Vimla (Meena Kumari) with a heavy up front payment to her father. The marriage just collapses shortly after when Meena Kumari finds herself with another wife competing for the same husband. She gives birth to a child but leaves her husbands house to live with her father as it was evident that she was loosing her senses in the situation she was thrown in. As she recovers her senses at her father's place she wants her child back but both Kamla and Mr. Kapoor declines to give the child back. The issue goes to court but the court decides against Vimla and she goes mad. Watch the rest of it to see how matters end happily and both Vimla and Kamla decides to live peacefully with the same husband.

Cast: Balraj Sahni, Meena Kumari Bano

Crew: Lekhraj Bhakri (Director), Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1959 (India)

Hindi Name: चाँद

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Black & White
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24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.39:1 (Scope)