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Awara (1951)

  • Release Date14/12/1951
  • GenreRomance, Drama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time193 mins
  • Length4800.6 meters
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-4282/51-MUM
  • Certificate Date13/12/1951
  • Shooting LocationShrikant Studios, Jagriti Studio, Chembur, Rangmahal Studio, Dadar
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Awara was produced in the year 1951 which was an ambitious production from the Master Creator of Jubilees Shri Raj Kapoor. It is a story of a tramp who comes to Bombay in search of an honourable existence; in turn he finds himself caught up in the web a nefarious society bend upon breaking the spirit of this honest person.

The story is told in a very powerful dramatic style with all the technical flourish in it. Finally the tramp emerges triumphant and breaks the rock of anti-social elements around him.

(From the official press booklet)