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Awara (1951)

  • Release Date14/12/1951
  • GenreRomance, Drama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time193 mins
  • Length4800.6 meters
  • Number of Reels19
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-4282/51-MUM
  • Certificate Date13/12/1951
  • Shooting LocationShrikant Studios, Jagriti Studio, Chembur, Rangmahal Studio, Dadar

Awara was produced in the year 1951 which was an ambitious production from the Master Creator of Jubilees Shri Raj Kapoor. It is a story of a tramp who comes to Bombay in search of an honourable existence; in turn he finds himself caught up in the web a nefarious society bend upon breaking the spirit of this honest person.

The story is told in a very powerful dramatic style with all the technical flourish in it. Finally the tramp emerges triumphant and breaks the rock of anti-social elements around him.



(From the official press booklet)



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