Sadhna (1958) [ Hindi Movie ]



Movie Name Sadhna (1958)
Movie Genre Social Drama Movie  
Directed by B R Chopra
Produced by B R Chopra
Music Director Datta Naik
Star Cast Sunil Dutt, Vyjayanthimala, Leela Chitnis, Manmohan Krishna, Uma Dutt, Radhakrishan, Ravikant, Nandini , Arjun , Jamuna Barua , Menaka, Ramlal, Ismail , Nazir Kashmiri, Nissar, Munshi Munakka,
Release Date 04 Apr, 1958 (India)
Movie Budget Not Available Cr. (Estimated)
Box Office Collection 1.6 Cr. Approximately (Worldwide)
Rating IMDB: 7.2    Bollywood Product: 7.5   

Sadhna (1958) Movie Synopsis

Sadhna (1958) is a Black & White Social Drama Bollywood Movie released on 04 April, 1958. The film received Fimfare Nomination for Best Film in the 6th Filmfare Awards.  Sadhna was produced and directed by B.R. Chopra who also got a Filmfare Nomination for Best Director. The movie was written by Mukhram Sharma who won Filmfare Awards for Best Story. 

Sadhna (1958) became superhit on Box Office by earning 1.6 Crores approximately (Worldwide) and became the Fifth Highest Grossing Movie of 1958 after Madhumati, Chalti Ka Nam Gaadi, Yahudi and Phir Subah Hogi.

Sadhna (1958) stars Vyjayanthimala and Dev Anand in lead roles. Vyajyanthimala won the Filmfare Best Actress Awards in the 6th Filmfare Awards held in 1959. Leela Chitnis, Radhakrishan, Manmohan Krishna, Uma Dutt and Ravikant appeared in supporting roles. Leela Chitnis was nominated for Filmfare Best Supporting Actress. However, it was won by Nalini Jayawant for Kala Pani.

Sadhna (1958) Movie Plot

Unmarried Literature Profession Mohan (Sunil Dutt) lives happily with his mother (Leela Chitnis) who continuously pursue him for getting married. Eventfully she falls ill and doctor advised Mohan to make her happy which is the best medicine for him. Mohan knows that there is only one key for her happiness but he does not want to get married in a hurry.

In the meantime Jeevan (Radhakrishan), a greedy neighbor of Mohan, enters in the scenario and suggest Mohan to hire his distant relative Rajni (Vyjayanthimala) to pose his wife against some money. Mohan agrees to his proposal for the sake of his mother. 

However, Rajni is actually Champa Bai and works a prostitute under the brothel owner Lallu Bhai (Manmohan Krishna). Jeevan hires Champa and poses her like would be Bride for Mohan and presents her before Mohan’s mother. She feels happy and shows her valuable ornaments which are meant for her Daughter-in-Law (Bahu). 

Champa gets tempted with these valuable ornaments and steals them and returns to the brothel. She puts on the ornaments with fine clothes while performing dance for her customers but the customers make fun of her and humiliate her to make her understand that they don’t have any emotions or feelings for her. 

She returns the stolen items back to their place and decides not to perform any more for her customers. She also decides to leave Mohan who has started growing feelings for her.

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