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Fashionable Wife (1959)

  • Release Date1959
  • GenreFamily Drama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time139 mins
  • Length4484.21 meters
  • Number of Reels16
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-28729-MUM
  • Certificate Date05/11/1959
  • Shooting LocationShree Sound Studios, Ranjit Studio

Ragini and Kamini were being brought up by their mother and father respectively because some major differences in the ideals of the parents resulted in their separation. Ragini followed her mother's ideals and grew up in a simple woman as well as creative poetess whereas Kamini progressed on the path of rock-n-roll civilisation according to her father's choice, Ragini got married to journalist Balraj and Kamini to dance director Natwar.

Kamini ruined her house and herself due to her ultra-modern way of living. Natwar was separated from his father and lost his younger brother Raju. His wife's extravagancy, hot temperament and intolerable mannerisms made him a frustrated man. 

Ragini's was a happy home but her mother-in-law was not pleased with her. So her planning forced Ragini to leave her sweet home. Ragini devoted herself in social service and her media was `Harijan Welfare'. 

Makhanlal and his wife Chameli played a great part in creating troubles and making the two families unhappy. Every day they planned a new way to cheat the public and were finally sent behind the bars.

Whether Kamini and Ragini could establish their homes again ? 
Who won the race - Fashion or Simplicity? For all this - see FASHIONABLE WIFE. 

(From the official press booklet)



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