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Pakeezah

IMDB Logo7.4/10
Musical Romance 
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19722h 27mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Bollywood 

This movie is about the tawaif Sahibjaan (Meena Kumari), who is born to a courtesan, Nargis (also Meena Kumari). After being spurned by her lover Shahabuddin's (Ashok Kumar) family, Nargis is driven to a graveyard where she gives birth to Sahibjaan secretly. Nargis dies during childbirth and her sister Nawabjaan (Veena)- a brothel madam - brings her up as her own. Unable to break away from the vicious circle, Sahibjaan grows up to be a beautiful and popular dancer/singer. Forest ranger Salim Ahmed Khan (Raaj Kumar), enthralled by her beauty and innocence, eventually convinces her to elope with him, which she does. But trials and tribulations await Sahibjaan as she is recognized by men wherever she goes in the company of Salim.Pakeezah featuring Meena Kumari and Ashok Kumar is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and available for rent or purchase on YouTube. It's a drama and musical movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (1,250 votes).

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