Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam(Movie, 1962)

Original title: "साहिब बीबी और ग़ुलाम" (Hindi/HI)
2h 32min | Genre: Drama
Sahib Bibi aur GhulamRating: 3.6/5 (with 33 votes)
Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (transl. The Master, the Wife and the Slave) is a 1962 Indian Hindi-language musical drama film produced by Guru Dutt and directed by Abrar Alvi. It is based on the 1953 Bengali novel, Saheb Bibi Golam by Bimal Mitra, and is a look into the tragic fall of the haveli-dom and feudalism in Bengal during the British Raj. The title of the film and the story is a reference to the plot simultaneously exploring a platonic friendship between a beautiful lonely wife (Bibi) of an aristocrat (Sahib) and a career-driven low-income part-time servant (Ghulam). The film's music was composed by Hemant Kumar and lyrics were written by Shakeel Badayuni. The film is also noted for its brilliant cinematography by V. K. Murthy. The film stars Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman and ()
Movie poster of Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam

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Available languages: Hindi
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 2h 33min
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Available languages: Hindi
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 2h 33min
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Available languages: Hindi
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 2h 33min
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Awards & Nominations for Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam

Filmfare Award for Best Film

About Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam

A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking fortune in Calcutta, and fascinated by the lady of the house.

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Additional Information

Production country: India
Plays in: Kolkata
Original language: Hindi (HI)
Spoken languages: Hindi (HI)
Translated into 2 languages: English (EN), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/01/1962
Director: Abrar Alvi
Producer: Guru Dutt
Screenwriter: Abrar Alvi
Director of Photography: V. K. Murthy
Composer: Hemant Kumar
Performer: Hemant Kumar
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Master, Mistress and Servant"
"Saheb Biwi Aur Ghulam"
Keywords: zamindar

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