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Heer Ranjha (1948)

  • GenreDrama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Length4402.83 meters
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor Certificate NumberB-39248
  • Certificate Date02/08/1948
  • Shooting LocationKardar Studios

WHO KNOWS NOT    That "Heer Ranjha" is the ever green and immortal love story of Punjab.

WHO KNOWS NOT    That Ranjha was the son of a noble Zamindar Chowdry Maunju of Takhat Hazara.

WHO KNOWS NOT    That Ranjah being disgusted with the cruel persecutions of his brothers and sisters-in-laws was compelled to leave Takhat Hazara.

WHO KNOWS NOT    That Heer was the beauty of Jhang Syal.

WHO KNOWS NOT    That Heer and Ranjha were wedded to each other in eternity.

WHO KNOWS NOT    That Heer's uncle Quido was the malignant and malicious force working behind the two lovers.

WHO KNOWS NOT    That Saithi was the sister of Saida, the husband of Heer.

WHO KNOWS NOT    That Heer was not born for Saida but was destined for Ranjah.

WHO KNOWS NOT    That Heer and Ranjha by courting death in the path of love have become immortal.

BUT TO KNOW    With what perfection Wali Saheb has retold and presented this musical extravaganza.

See Punjab Film Corporation's proud presentation "HEER RANJHA", a Paristan Production.

(From the official press booklet)