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Basant Bahar (1956)

  • Release Date07/12/1956
  • GenreMusical, Romance
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time150 min
  • Length4267.2 meters
  • Number of Reels15
  • Gauge35
  • Censor Ratingu
  • Censor Certificate Number18494
  • Certificate Date05/12/1956

Gopal, the son of the royal astrologer, Narsin, does not wish to follow in his father’s footsteps and wants to excel in singing. His mother, Janki, supports Gopal and understands his ambition. However, his father is against him pursuing singing and incessantly curses his son for not wanting to take a respectful career as an astrologer, like him. However, Gopal believes that impressing the Emperor will bring him closer to achieving his dreams. He trains himself and works hard to impress the Emperor, ignorant that not only his father but other people are willing to bring him down as well. His rivals plot a devious plan in order to tear apart Gopal’s goals. They poison his drink and unaware of the impending danger, Gopal drinks it and loses his voice. A young dancer, who goes by the name Gopi, comes to know Gopal and helps him recover his voice so that he can fulfill his dream of impressing the Emperor



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