Aan (1952)

India,
130m, 195m
16mm film, Technicolor
mono (RCA Sound System)

An Indian film with fantasy elements directed by Mehboob Khan.

Plot Summary

A young peasant chief falls in love with a princess and ends up in a feud with her brother.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Mehboob [real name: Mehboob Khan]
© [not given on screen]
Mehboob Productions Ltd. present. A Mehboob production
Story: R.S. Chaudhary
Dialogues: S. Ali Kaza
Director of Photography: Faredoon A. Irani
Editing: Shamshuddin Kadri
Music: Naushad
Sound: Kaushik
Costumes: Fazal Din, Chagan Jivan, Alla Ditta
Make Up: Abdul Kader, Gafoor Miya
Hair Styles: Tony Tehan
Art Director: M.R. Acharekar
Produced at: Central Studios

Cast
Dilip Kumar (Jai)
Nimmi (Mangala)
Prem Nath (the prince)
Nadira (the princess)
Sheela Nayak
Muqri
Murad
Nilambai
Cuckoo
Maya
Abdul
Aga Mehraj
Amir Banoo

Alternative Titles

Mangala – Indische Liebe und Leidenschaft – Germany
Il principe Yanez – Italy
Royal Prestige
Savage Princess – UK

References

Periodicals

  • Daily Film Renter vol.26 no.6360 (16 July 1952) p.7 – note
  • Daily Film Renter vol.26 no.6367 (31 July 1952) p.9 – review
  • Film and TV Technician (September 1989) p.16-17 – illustrated article
  • Kine Weekly no.2409 (27 August 1953) p.23 – review
  • Monthly Film Bulletin vol.19 no.224 (September 1952) p.121 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Today's Cinema vol.81 no.6824 (19 August 1953) p.13 – review

Books