Chitralekha (1941)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 36 mins

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A drama film directed by Kidar Sharma, starring Mehtab, Nandrekar and AS Gyani in the lead roles.

Cast: Najma Khan

Crew: Kidar Sharma (Director), GK Mehta (Director of Photography), Jhande Khan (Music Director)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1941 (India)

Hindi Name: चित्रलेखा

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Did you know? This movie was re-made under the same title in 1964 by the same director, Kidar Sharma. Read More
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as Chitralekha
as Kumargiri
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as Yashodhara
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Black & White
Sound Mix:
Mono
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Trivia:
The movie created a storm when it featured the female lead, Mehtaab, in an uncensored topless bathing scene.

This movie was re-made under the same title in 1964 by the same director, Kidar Sharma.

It was based on 1934 Hindi novel by the same name by Bhagwati Charan Verma about Bijgupta serving under the Maurya Empire and the king Chandragupta Maurya (340 BCE – 298 BCE) and his love for courtesan Chitralekha.
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Remade as: Chitralekha (Hindi)