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Heer Ranjha (1948)

  • Release Date1948
  • GenreDrama
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Length4402.83 meters
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor Certificate NumberB-39248
  • Certificate Date02/08/1948
  • Shooting LocationKardar Studios

WHO KNOWS NOT - That "Heer Ranjha" is the ever green and immortal love story of Punjab.

WHO KNOWS NOT - That Ranjha was the son of a noble Zamindar Chowdry Maunju of Takhat Hazara.

WHO KNOWS NOT - That Ranjah being disgusted with the cruel persecutions of his brothers and sisters-in-laws was compelled to leave Takhat Hazara.

WHO KNOWS NOT - That Heer was the beauty of Jhang Syal.

WHO KNOWS NOT - That Heer and Ranjha were wedded to each other in eternity.

WHO KNOWS NOT - That Heer's uncle Quido was the malignant and malicious force working behind the two lovers.

WHO KNOWS NOT - That Saithi was the sister of Saida, the husband of Heer.

WHO KNOWS NOT - That Heer was not born for Saida but was destined for Ranjah.

WHO KNOWS NOT - That Heer and Ranjha by courting death in the path of love have become immortal.

BUT TO KNOW - With what perfection Wali Saheb has retold and presented this musical extravaganza.

See Punjab Film Corporation's proud presentation "HEER RANJHA", a Paristan Production.

(From the official press booklet)



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