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1951 146’ b&w Hindi d/st Amiya Chakravarty pc Varma Films sc Rajendra Shankar dial Hari Pratap,C.L. Kavish lyr Shailendra, Hasrat Jaipuri c V. Babasaheb m Shankar-Jaikishen lp Premnath, Madhubala, Purnima, Hiralal, Randhir, S. Nazir, Agha

Commercially successful adventure movie adapting the Robin Hood legend in the character of Badal (Premnath). The hero loses his faith in God and king when Jaisingh, right- hand man of the jagirdar, takes away his property. He forms a band of outlaws, falls in love with the daughter of the jagirdar, Ratna (Madhubala), who is unaware of his identity but who later joins his side. Eventually the conflict between Badal and Jaisingh is resolved when the king ventures out in disguise and sees for himself the tyranny of his ministers.