Photographic lobby still for the film ' Lajwanti'


Museum of Art & Photography

Museum of Art & Photography
Bangalore, India

Photographic lobby still for the Hindi film 'Lajwanti', released in the year 1958.

The still shows three characters in an indoor setting. On the left of the frame, Nirmal Kumar (Balraj Sahni) is standing dressed in a suit. His right hand is resting on possibly a door and his left hand is in his pant's pocket as he looks towards his left. In the centre, Renu (Kumari Naaz) is standing dressed in a frock. She has an angry expression on her face. Towards the right of the frame is Kavita (Nargis). She is dressed in a sari and blouse. Her face looks worried and her right hand is near Renu's shoulder. On the bottom border, aligned to the centre, from the left, first comes the film's name in Devnagri and in Urdu right under it. This is followed by 'MOHAN SEHGAL'S', next line; 'Lajwanti' (English), next line; 'a Delux Films Production'. This is followed by 'DIRECTION', next line; 'NARENDRA SURI', next line; 'MUSIC', next line; 'S.D. BURMAN'.


  • Title: Photographic lobby still for the film ' Lajwanti'
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 24.4 cm W. 29.9 cm
  • Type: Lobby still
  • Contributor: Museum of Art and Photography
  • Medium: Silver gelatin print- B&W
  • Release Date: 1958
  • Credits: Writer- Sachin Bhan (story), Umesh Mathur (story and dialogues), Sachin Bhowmick (screenwriter) Director- Narendra Suri Cast- Nargis, Balraj Sahni, Kumari Naaz, Prabhu Dayal, Radhakrishnan, Manorama Music - S.D. Burman
  • Category: Popular art
  • Banner: Producer- Mohan Segal Banner- Delux Films

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