Anarkali (1953)

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21 May 2000 | swaban
A melodramatic movie with memorable songs
"Aye bad-e-saba ahista chal, yeha soi huyi hai Anarkali": this 1953 version of the legendary romance between Salim and Anarkali is marked timeless by C. Ramachandra's music. Hemanta Kumar and Lata's melodies render the tune of this musical evergreen, and mark the crest and fall of the drama.

The movie is too melodramatic, and unlike the K. Asif's 1960 version (Mughal-E-Azem), the characters lack fortitude. A well-known conflict between the different class of people ends up in Anarkali being buried alive, with "Alvida..." in Lata's haunting voice.

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