Chaudhvin Ka Chand

Chaudhvin Ka Chand, India, 15 January 1960

The setting is the city of Lucknow in northern India, where Islamic culture flourished. Two of the three best friends who live in this city have fallen in love with the same woman named Jameela unknowingly. Aslam (Guru Dutt) and Nawab (Rehman) are the two friends caught in this love triangle with Jameela (Waheeda Rehman). An integral part of any Guru Dutt film, comic relief was provided by Johnny Walker who plays Mirza Masaraddik Shaiza.

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Runtime: 169 Minutes
  • Director: M. Sadiq
  • Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer - Mohammed Rafi - "Chaudhvin Ka Chand", Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist - Shakeel Badayuni - "Chaudhvin Ka Chand", Filmfare Award for Best Art Direction - Biren Nag, The 2nd Moscow International Film Festival

Story

Chaudhvin Ka Chand is a 1960 Hindi feature film directed by Mohammed Sadiq. A production of Guru Dutt, the film centers on a love triangle between Guru Dutt, Rehman and Waheeda Rehman, and features music by Ravi. Farida Jalal is a guest appearance in the film, her debut. After the disastrous box-office performance of Kaagaz Ke Phool, this was a highly commercially successful comeback film for Guru Dutt which saved Guru Dutt's production studio from ruins.