Retrospective of V.K Murthy

Chaudhvin Ka Chand

Director : M. Sadiq
Country : India
Language : Hindi, Urdu
Duration : 169 minutes
Year : 1960
Retrospective of V.K Murthy


Set in Lucknow City, renowned for its Islamic culture, the film spotlights on two bosom buddies, it is a tragic triangular romantic tale, wherein the two men, on the lookout for a suitable wife, unwittingly fall for the same woman, misled by the innocuous guile she plays on them at a social outing.

M. Sadiq


M. Sadiq was born on 10 March 1910 in Lahore, Punjab, British India [now Pakistan]. M. Sadiq was a director and writer, known for Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960), Bahu Begum (1967) and Baharo Phool Barsao (1972). M. Sadiq died on 3 October 1971 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.


– Guru Dutt
– Waheeda Rehman
– Rehman Khan
– Johnny Walker


– Director: M. Sadiq
– Producer:Guru Dutt Films Pvt. Ltd
– Writer: Saghir Usmani
– Screenplay: Abrar Alvi
– Cinematography: V. K. Murthy
– Music: Ravi


Filmfare Awards 1961
(Winner-Best Playback Singer,Best Art Direction ,Best Male Playback Singer)
Nominee- Moscow
International Film Festival 1961
(Best Director)