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 1941 Urdu

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Genre: Drama l Fiction Color: Run Time: 171 minutes


Credited cast:

M. Ismail as Shadi Lal
image not aval S.D. Narang as Kanwal
image not aval Ramola Devi as Madhuri
image not aval Durga Mota as Durga Das
 Manorma as Durga Das’ daughter and Kanwal’s sister
image not aval Karwal
image not aval Khairati
image not aval Fazal Shah
image not aval Dev Datt
image not aval Nafees
M. Ajmal as Ramesh
image not aval Jankidas as News reporter


Complete credited cast: NC



Film Details with Crew

Released Date: 1941
Production: Pancholi Art Pictures
Producer: D.M. Pancholi (Pancholi Productions, Lahore)
Director: Moti B. Gidwani
Writer / Story:

Dilsukh M. Pancholi

Lyrics / Dialogues:

Wali Sahib


Moti B. Gidwani

Makeup: Rati Lal
Nazim Panipati

Ishan Ghosh

Assistant Director: Khadam Mohiudin
Nazim Panipati
Production Incharge:

Ram Narayan Dave

Processing : Sardul Sethi 

Badri Das


Nariman C. Mistry
Parkash (Parkash)

Art Director: M. Ismail
Music: Master Ghulam Haider

Lal Muhammad


Shamshad Begum
Master Ghulam Haidar


Technical Specifications




Drama l Action

Run Time:

171 minutes



Sound Format:

Analogue l Mono


Aspect Ratio:

Flat 4:3 






Composed by


Divali, Phir Aa Geyi Sajni

Shamshad Begum Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 


Ek Kali Naazon Ki Pali

Shamshad Begum Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 


Gham Dukh Mein Bharay Hain Rang Jis Mein

Master Guulam Haider Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 


Lot Geyi Papan Andheri

Shamshad Begum Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 

Mann Dheeray Dheeray Rona

Shamshad Begum Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 


Mohay, Bhabhi La Do Bheyya Mohay, Bhabhi La Do 

Shamshad Begum Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 


Nainon Ke Baan Ki Reet Anokhi

Shamshad Begum, Master Ghulam Haider Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 


Peenay Ke Din Aaye, Piye Ja

Shamshad Begum Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 

Sawan Ke Nazaray Hain

Shamshad Begum, Master Ghulam Haider Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 


Tori Ankhen Hain Madh Ki Piali

NC Wali Sahib  Master Guulam Haider 

(For more details go to Songogrpahy)


Khazanchi is a murder mystery. Shadi Lal is a Khazanchi (English: Cashier) in a bank in Lahore. His son Kanwal wants to marry Madhuri, the daughter of a rich man, Durga Das.
A wicked wealthy, Ajmal, also wants to marry Madhuri. One day, Shadi Lal goes to Bombay for some bank work and the news comes from the city that Shadi Lal murdered an actress and stolen her jewellery and money:
A clever women, Tarawati, tricked Shadi Lal in a night club and stolen his money but her two accomplice men murdered her while snatching money from her and when intoxicated Shadi Lal wakes up he finds himself with her dead body and his money stolen. Seeing this, he run away and the on next day newspaper headlines, Khazanchi killed actress. He spends very bad days of his life during this period.
Later, he gets caught and his son, Kanwal (an advocate now), fought the case from his side. Meanwhile, the newspaper reporter stumbles upon important facts regarding the stage actress’ murder and got kidnapped by the villain but manages an escape and reach the court, revealing the truth. Thus Shadi Lal gets acquitted.


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