This film is directed by Franz Osten, starring Ashok Kumar Ganguly and Devika Rani Chaudhuri in the lead roles.
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Najmul Hussian was originally cast in the lead role opposite Devika Rani when shooting began. Rani developed a strong crush on her hero, and ran away with him. The producer Himansu Rai, was Rani's husband, and was up in arms at this situation. Rani returned to him soon after, but he did not want to work with Hussain again. As the film was already half done, this presented a problem. One of his colleagues suggested that he finish the film by casting his laboratory assistant, whose side profile matched that of Najmul Hussain's, and use creative lighting and shadows for the rest of the scenes so that the audience is not aware of the 'switch'. This idea clicked with Rai and he successfully completed the film with the new hero. That lucky lab assistant was Ashok Kumar, and thus began his acting career. Read More