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Khan, Mehboob 1906-1964

Works: 51 works in 188 publications in 5 languages and 1,082 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Biography  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Musicals  History  Television mini-series  Television series 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Lyricist, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Mehboob Khan
Most widely held works by Mehboob Khan
Mother India by Mehboob Khan( Visual )

66 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the survival of a simple housewife, whose husband leaves her after he looses his hands in an accident at his farms. He also leaves their two sons with her. The elder one grows up to be the nice and hadworking one where as the younger one is the worthless, angry type, getting everyone into trouble. There is a beautiful portrayal of the mother's emotions towards her sons, and how she fights all obstacles after she is left alone
Andaz = Andāza by Mehboob Khan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical melodrama Neeta, a modern young woman who dresses in the Western style, inherits a business empire. When she entrusts its management to her dashing young friend, Dilip, he misreads her friendship and assumes that she reciprocates his love. When the man she is engaged to, the spoilt playboy Rajan returns, she marries him. Eventually Neeta shoots Dilip and is jailed for murder. The ensuing trial underlines the moral of the story: all the mayhem is Neeta's fault for not having listened to her father when he warned her to avoid "modern ways."
Escape from Taliban : a true story( Visual )

in Hindi and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sushmita and Jaanbaz live in India, and they are in love. They intend to marry, but Sushmita's family is strongly opposed to the marriage, since Jaanbaz is a Muslim and they are Hindus. But Sushmita and Jaanbaz do get married, and Jaanbaz takes her with him to his country--Afghanistan. On the way there, Sushmita is horrified to see mutilated corpses, bomb explosions, and armed militants. She is terrified and asks Jaanbaz to take her back, but Jaanbaz takes her to his home. Jaanbaz's family is delighted with Sushmita and welcomes her. But some members of his family regard her as a non-believer. Soon, Sushmita is given a Muslim name, Sayed Kamal and, later, gives birth to a baby girl. Sushmita's attempts to flee with her daughter are all in vain. Is she destined to live in a country where women have no rights, bear abuse all the time, and cannot even leave the threshold of their dwelling without a male escort? How can one woman and a child escape from the Taliban? A rivetting drama that confronts the unspeakable truth of Afghanistan under the rule of the Taliban
Aan by R. S Choudhari( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Hindi and Indo-European and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India's first Technicolor film features a triangular love story and a plot involving succession to the king's throne
Amar = Amara = Amar by S. K Balla( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowardly hero, Amar seduces a milkmaid, Sonia. As Amar watches silently when Sonia suffers the consequences of their passionate moment, the villain, Sankat, offers her help and confort. Sankat causes havoc in the village before getting killed in a fight with Amar. Sonia is arrested and defended in court by Amar who eventually marries her. The melodramatic subject combined with some unusual surreal imagery makes this film an oddity in the Indian film genre
Anmol Ghadi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Anmol Ghadi" is a sweet love story filled with innocence of years gone by. Poor boy Chandrabhan (Surendra) and rich girl Lata (Noorjehan) are childhood sweethearts who are separated when Lata's family loves to Bombay. At the time of parting, she gifts him a pocket watch as a memento. A grown-up Chandra still ardently treasures the picket watch. He comes to Bombay when his friend Prakash (Zahur Raja) gives him a job in a musical instruments shop. Basanti (Suraiya), a rich & vivacious girl falls in love with Chandra. But, he is only interested in finding Lata. By now, Lata has turned a writer, her work published under the pen-name "Renuka Devi." Eventually Lata and Chandra meet but by the time they recognize each other, it is too late as Lata is already engaged to Prakash ... Will Chandra sacrifice his love for his friend or will he re-unite with Lata? And what about Basanti? Watch this evergreen musical hit that has gained vintage status with each passing year"--Container
Son of India( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Hindi and Indo-European and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young boy who has to fend for himself in this cruel world
Najma = Najamā by Ag̲h̲ā Jānī Kashmīrī( Visual )

3 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yusuf is the son of a prominent doctor and is aspiring to be one like his father. He falls in love with beautiful Najma. But his father arranges his marriage with Razia, an illiterate village Belle. Najma, realizes that fate has not intended them to marry and gives her consent to an arranged marriage. But, eventually, one day Razia comes to know about Yusuf's and Najma's past and so does Najma's husband and from then on their lives are tossed in an emotional turmoil
Humayun by Waqif( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in Hindi and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the Mughal emperor Humayun who ruled India
Dil ne jise apne kahaa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rishabh and Doctor Parineeta (Pari) are in love. When Pari has a fatal accident, Rishabh is devastated until he finds a reason for living by fulfilling Pari's last wish to establish a charitable hospital
Mangala : fille des Indes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud princess is confronted by love in the form of the peasant Jai
Woman = Aurata by Willem De Kooning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radha is an indomitable woman, toiling away to feed her three sons and to pay off Sukhilalal, the village's rapacious moneylender. When she learns that she is pregnant agains, her husband leaves her. Later, the two eldest children die, leaving her with only two sons. The latter of the two becomes a bandit, who kills sukhilala and kidnaps his childhood sweetheart
Bahana = Sister( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amar saves the life of his infant sister, Bina and raises her. He becomes very possessive and protective about her. Bina grows into a beautiful woman and is attracted towards a handsome young man, Rajendra. Amar detests the growing closeness between Rajendra and his sister Bina and tries to find means to create a distance between them. Will he ever understand his sister's feelings?
Mani Ratnam's Bombay by A. R Rahman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anokhi Ada by Zia Sarhadi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prakash and his beautiful sister live an impoverished lifestyle in a rented room in Bombay. They do not even have enough to eat and are three months behind in their rent. The neighborhood has put pressure on their landlord to evict them as they suspect his sister of being overly friendly with a homeless male who calls himself Laatsaheb. Things only get worse after Prakash is killed and his sister decides to re-locate by train. While traveling she finds her co-passenger is none other than Laatsaheb - who confesses that he loves her. Before she could respond, the train meets with an accident, he survives with minor injuries but she loses her memory, is hospitalized and presumed to have lost her mind also
Baaz( Recording )

in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andāja Andaz by Mehboob Khan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dilip saves Neeta from a riding accident and subsequently falls in love with her. Rajan, Neeta's fiancé returns from overseas and they marry. Dilip, who had fallen in love with Neeta, is heartbroken and dismayed at this turn of events. Neeta continues to meet with Dilip even after the marriage but when Rajan notices that Neeta talks and refers to Dilip often, he starts to suspect that both may be having an affair. Rajan decides to take drastic steps which change the lives of this trio forever
Elan = Elāna by Zia Sarhadi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the passing away of his dad, Javed lives a poor lifestyle with his widowed mom in India. Since they cannot afford to live independently, they live with his mom's younger sister, Mrs. Haque, who lives a wealthy lifestyle with her husband and son, Sajjad. Mrs. Haque is very cruel toward her sister, compelling her to leave and bring Javed up on her own. Years later Javed has grown up, has acquired a sound education, returns home, to find that his mom is learning to read and write with the help of a beautiful young woman, Nazparvar, and soon both the youngsters fall in love with each other. Javed's mom approaches Nazparvar's dad to get them married, but at the same time her sister, who is now widowed, convinces Nazparvar's dad that Sajjad would be a better choice for his daughter, as a result the marriage takes place leaving both Javed and Nazparvar heartbroken, and they go separate ways. Years later they will meet again - this time Javed will be a lawyer - while Nazparvar, who is now a mother of a young son, Riaz, will be accused of killing her husband!
Bigidi( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hum dil de chuke sanam ;Biwi no. 1( Recording )

in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Khan, Mehboob Khan Ramjan

Khan, Ramzan Khan Mehboob 1906-1964

Kẖāna, Mahabūba

Khāna, Mehabūba 1906-1964


Mehboob 1906-1964

Mehboob 1907-1964

Mehboob Khan 1906-1964

Mehboob Khan 1907-1964

Mehboob Khan cinéaste

Mehboob Khan director y productor de cine de India

Mehboob Khan film director

Mehboob Khan Indiaas filmregisseur (1906-1964)

Mehboob Khan indischer Filmregisseur

Mehboob, Khan Ramjan

Mehboob Khan regista indiano

Ramjankhan, Mehboobkhan

محبوب خان تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان هندی

ख़ान, महबूब 1907-1964

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