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Awāra [videorecording] / RK Films ; story, K.A. Abbas & V.P. Sathe ; screenplay, K.A. Abbas ; produced & directed by Raj Kapoor.

Abbas, Khwaja Ahmad (Screenwriter). Sāṭhe, Vasanta, 1916- (Screenwriter). Kapūra, Rāja, 1924-1988 (Producer, Director, Actor). Kapūra, Pr̥thvīrāja, 1906-1972 (Actor). Dutt, Nargis, 1929-1981 (Actor). Karmarkar, Radhu (Cinematographer). Mayekar, G.G. (Film editor). Jaipuri, Hasrat (Lyricist). Shailendra, 1923-1966 (Lyricist). Jaikishan, Shanker (Composer). R.K. Films. (Added Author). Yash Raj Films (Added Author). Yash Raj Films Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Prithviraj, Nargis, Raj Kapoor. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
CTC Reserve Desk DVD 4555 37684001063849 Learning Center Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (168 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: London ; Yash Raj Films ; c2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
DVD release of the 1951 motion picture.
DVD; digitally enhanced 5.1 Dolby digital sound.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LVIS-223 (Menon).
Special features: includes a short biographical film: The Showman Raj Kapoor. A trip down memory lane with Raj Kapoor's co-stars, colleagues and family; scene access; song selection.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Radhu Karmakar ; editor, G.G. Mayekar ; lyrics, Hasrat Jaipuri, Shailendra ; music, Shanker Jaikishan.
Participant or Performer Note:
Prithviraj, Nargis, Raj Kapoor.
Summary, etc.:
Judge Ragunath casts out his wife thinking her unborn child is not his. Now living in the streets she meets a man named Jagga who raises her son (Raj) as a thief. Raj accidentally kills Jagga defending his mother and is sentenced to prison by Judge Ragunath (his father). The Judge visits Raj in prison and confesses that he was also at fault by not providing for Raj and his mother.
System Details Note:
DVD; digitally enhanced 5.1 Dolby digital sound; digitally remastered in original theatrical aspect ratio.
Language Note:
Hindi with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Feature films
Fathers and sons > India > Drama.
Thieves > India > Drama.
Trials (Murder) > India > Drama.
Summary: Judge Ragunath casts out his wife thinking her unborn child is not his. Now living in the streets she meets a man named Jagga who raises her son (Raj) as a thief. Raj accidentally kills Jagga defending his mother and is sentenced to prison by Judge Ragunath (his father). The Judge visits Raj in prison and confesses that he was also at fault by not providing for Raj and his mother.

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