Aurat / Woman (1940) DVD5
The 1940 Hindi film Aurat can rightly be described as Mehboob Khan’s domestic saga that details the pathetic plight of a mother.
The plot pivots around the central character Radha a resolute mother, abandoned by her husband, who strives hard against poverty and a lecherous money lender to feed her two sons who grew up with contrasting temperament. The elder one Ramu becomes a tight-laced poor fellow and the younger one Birju becomes a thug. Birju kills the moneylender and kidnaps his daughter who is his childhood love. In a highly dramatic climax Radha is forced to kill Birju.

DVD5 | NTSC 4:3 | 02:26:06 | 4.21 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Hindi
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama

Director: Mehboob Khan
Cast: Sardar Akhtar, Surendra, Lala Yaqoob
Country: India

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