Son of India (1962 film)

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Son of India
Son of India film poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byMehboob Khan
Produced byMehboob Khan
Written byMehboob Khan
StarringKamaljit
Simi Garewal
Sajid Khan
Kumkum
Jayant
Music byNaushad
Release date
1962
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Box office₹1.2 crore[1]

Son of India is a Bollywood film of 1962. The film was written and directed by the leading Director of those days- Mehboob Khan. The film had the leading cast including Kamaljit, Simi Garewal, Sajid Khan, Jayant and Kumkum. The music of this film is by Naushad and the lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni. The movie is still remembered for its melodious music even after such a long span of time. One of the patriotic songs especially for the children- "Nanha Munna Rahi Hoon Desh Ka Sipahi Hoon" [2][3] became quite popular. The film was a box office bomb.[1]

Cast[edit]

Box Office[edit]

With a net collection of ₹60 lakh, the film was declared a "Flop" by Box Office India.[1]

Soundtrack[edit]

Son of India
Soundtrack album by
Released31 December 1962 (1962-12-31)
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelSa Re Ga Ma
Naushad chronology
Gunga Jumna
(1961)
Son of India
(1962)
Mere Mehboob
(1963)

The soundtrack for the movie was composed by Naushad and lyrics penned by Shakeel Badayuni. The soundtrack consists of 9 songs, featuring vocals by Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Geeta Dutt and Shanthi Mathur.

All lyrics written by Shakeel Badayuni; all music composed by Naushad.

Songs
No.TitlePlaybackLength
1."Aaj Chhedo Mohabbat Ki"Lata Mangeshkar3:57
2."Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar"Shanti Mathur3:58
3."Chal Diye Peeke Gham"Lata Mangeshkar3:05
4."Dil Todne Wale"Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi4:28
5."Diya Na Bujhe Ri Aaj"Lata Mangeshkar, Chorus3:14
6."Insan Tha Pehle Bandar"Shanti Mathur2:47
7."Mujhe Huzoor Tum Se"Geeta Dutt2:18
8."Nanha Munna Rahi Hoon"Shanti Mathur, Chorus4:13
9."Zindagi Aaj Mere Naam"Mohammed Rafi3:48

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Wayback Machine". web.archive.org. 17 August 2017.
  2. ^ "From Son of India to Make in India: Why the country is failing the manufacturing race still". Firstpost. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  3. ^ Saxena, Shobhan (24 January 2010). "15 days of fame, then what?". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 December 2015.

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