Devta (1956)

 ●  Hindi ● Running Time: TBA

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This film narrated the story of a king who loses his sight and needs a ‘Nagi Jyothi' (‘serpent light'!) found in ‘Sarpaloka' (serpent world!). A young man (Gemini Ganesan) working in the palace and in love with the princess (Anjali Devi) undertakes the hazardous journey of going to the netherworld and getting the magic light from the hood of a snake in the custody of the serpent queen (Vyjayanthimala). The queen is attracted to the young man who pretends to be in love with her mainly to get the light. He succeeds in getting it and the queen curses him to become an ugly man. The princess marries the prince, but they are banished and live in a hut. Soon a boy is born. The devoted wife faces many trials and tribulations before she and her son help her husband regain his original form. And they live happily thereafter.

Cast: Gemini Ganesan, Vyjayanthimala Bali

Crew: Pattana (Director), C Ramchandra (Music Director)

Genres: Adventure, Drama

Release Dates: 01 Jan 1956 (India)

Hindi Name: देवता

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Did you know? The music in this film was one of the final collaborations of C. Ramchandra and Lata Mangeshkar. They had a falling out and parted ways in 1957. Read More
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Film Type:
Feature
Language:
Hindi
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Black & White
Frame Rate:
24 fps
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2.35:1
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Music Director: C Ramchandra
Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
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Music Director: C Ramchandra
Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
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Music Director: C Ramchandra
Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
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Music Director: C Ramchandra
Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
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Music Director: C Ramchandra
Playback Singer: Manna Dey
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Music Director: C Ramchandra
Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
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Music Director: C Ramchandra
Playback Singer: Asha Bhosle
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Music Director: C Ramchandra
Playback Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
Trivia:
The film is a remake of the Tamil movie Kanavaney Kankanda Deivam (1955).

The music in this film was one of the final collaborations of C. Ramchandra and Lata Mangeshkar. They had a falling out and parted ways in 1957.