Ladki Sahyadri Ki

Ladki Sahyadri Ki, India, 17 June 1966

Rani (Sandhya) and her family are poor but she is not allowed to work when offered a job in a theatrical company, as it is against the custom of her family to have girls working. However she takes on the job when the village temple needs money for repairs. The stage-owner starts drinking and makes inappropriate advances to Rani. When she snubs him he stops the work on the temple restoration. Rani is separated from her family but finally reunites with them and has the temple completed.

  • Genre: Action
  • Runtime: 151 Minutes
  • Director: V. Shantaram


Ladki Sahyadri Ki (Girl From Sahyadri) is a 1966 Hindi social drama film directed by V. Shantaram. Also called Iye Marathichiye Nagari (The Land of Maharashtra) in Marathi, it was a bilingual for V. Shantaram productions under the Rajkamal Kalamandir banner. The music was composed by Vasant Desai, with lyrics by Bharat Vyas. The cast included Sandhya, Shalini Abhyankar, Vatsala Deshmukh, Kumar Dighe, Keshavrao Date, and Baburao Pendharkar.

The story revolves around Rani, a stage performer from an impoverished family, and her attempts to help repair a temple in her village.