Patanga (1949 film)
|Directed by||H. S. Rawail|
|Produced by||Varma Films|
|Written by||Anjana Rawail|
|Music by||C. Ramchandra|
|Cinematography||Jamshed R. Irani|
|Edited by||Prabhakar Gokhale|
Patanga is a 1949 Indian Bollywood film. It was the seventh highest grossing Indian film of 1949. The film was directed by H. S. Rawail for Varma Productions. A duet sung against the back drop of WW2, "Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon" and picturised on actor Gope and lead heroine Nigar Sultana became popular. The playback singers for the song were C. Ramchandra, who also composed the music for the film, and Shamshad Begum. The cast included Nigar Sultana, Shyam, Yakub, Gope, Purnima, Shyama, Randhir, Mohana.
- Nigar Sultana
- Ramesh Sinha
- Rajendra Kumar
- Raj Mehra
"Mera Piya Gaye Rangoon" sung by Shamshad Begum became an evergreen hit.
|Song-title & Singers|
- "Top Earners 1949". Box Office India. Retrieved 26 September 2011.
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- Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon (MP3)
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