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Mother India (1957 - Hindi)

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Director:

Mehboob Khan

Producer:

Mehboob Khan

Music:

Naushad

Genre:

Social

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Mother India synopsis (Story)

Radha belongs to a poor farmer's family. She gets married to Shyamu, also a farmer, and both begin their lives in harmony. Shyamu's mom borrows money from a local money-lender, Sukhilal, and agrees to provide him with three fourths of the farm produce in lieu of money, to which Sukhilal agrees to, and asks her to sign a document to this effect, which she does so, not knowing that she is signing away her farm produce, as well as her mortgaging her property. Unable to bear this unpleasantness, Shyamu disappears, leaving Radha alone to bring up two sons, Ramu and Birju. While Ramu ... » Read Full Story 

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Mother India Trivia & Bloopers (5)

  • When Radha's "bad son"(Sunil Dutt), in order to take revenge on the money lender who has abused his mother, seduces and runs away with with his daughter, Radha is driven to kill him The universal "Mother" is thus identified with "Kali", goddess of destruction. The film fully exploits all emotinal possibilities and paints an almost mystical picture of the suffering of the poor and humble and even more, that of woman--especially the mother figure.By Dipen

  • Even today, India is a country with a rural majority and in the film, Radha, the "Mother"( Nargis) takes on the symbolism of the "national mother", India, as well as that of the mythical "mother goddess". In the beginning of the film, Radha, the "Mother India", has already become the mother of her rural community,, and done her duty by her husband (Raj Kumar) by giving sons. Her endeavors to inaugurate a dam, which was to facilitate mechanical irrigation, symbolises India's mechanical progress.By Dipen

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Mother India is a Social hindi movie, directed by Mehboob Khan, starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar along with others. Mother India story goes like this: Radha belongs to a poor farmer's family. She gets married to Shyamu, also a farmer, and both begin their lives in harmony. Shyamu's mom borrows money from a local money-lender, Sukhilal, and agrees to provide him with three fourths of the farm produce in lieu of money, to which Sukhilal agrees to, a Here, on the movie page, you will find every thing that you need to know. Get the up-to-date news updates of Mother India, as it happens. Among Mother India songs, Dukh Bhare Din Bitein Re Bhaiyya, Duniya Mein Hum Aaye Hian To, Ghoonghat Nahin Kholungi Sainyya, are most popular. Check out what others are saying about the movie on twitter.