• Historical
  • Hindi
  • 1948
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chandralekha 1948

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  • Categories - Film
  • Genre - Historical
  • Language - Hindi


  • Producer - Gemini Pictures
  • Director - K. S. Ravikumar


Cast - M.K. Radha.,Yashodra Katju


Duration - 2:38:55

Type - Black And White

Grade - B+

Censor Rating - U


Success Encouraged Many Others, E.G. Avm And Prasad, To Follow Suit. It Is A Period Adventure Film Sometimes Compared With The Prisoner Of Zenda (1922, 1937). The Basic Plot Is One Of Sibling Rivalry Between Two Princes, The Good Veer Singh (Radha) And The Bad Shashank (Ranjan). The Object Of Desire And Bone Of Contention Between Them Is State Power Equated With The Possession Of The Village Maiden Chandralekha (Rajkumar). In The Process, The Hero And The Heroine Become Circus Artistes. The Villain Grabs The Girl And Enforces A Wedding. She Agrees Provided There Be An Elaborae Drum Dance; The Enormous Drums, In The Indian Cinemas Most Anthologised Sequence, Contain The Heros Soldiers Who Burst Out Of The Drums After The Dance Overwhelming The Baddies Followed By The Longest Sword Duel In Indian Cinema.

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