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Pure Heart
(Pakeezah)

by Kamal AMROHI

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The films traces the lives of two generations of courtesans in the Muslim city of Lucknow. Nargis dreams of bettering her condition and abandoning her profession as a dancer, but she is rejected by the tradition- bound family of her husband. She dies giving birth to a little girl, Sahibjaan. The little girl is brought up by her aunt who teaches her the art of song and dance. Later, Sahibjaan falls in love with Salim Ahmed. His very strict family finally consent to the union upon learning that Sahibjaan has noble blood.

  • Titre français
    Cœur pur
  • Original title
    Pakeezah
  • Titre international
    Pure Heart
  • Scénario
    Kamal Amrohi
  • Photo
    Joseph Wirsching
  • Musique
    Ghulam Mohammed, Naushad
  • Interprétation
    Meena Kumari, Ashok Kumar, Raaj Kumar
  • Directeur de production
    Kamal Amrohi
  • Sous-titrage

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