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Meri Bahen


Hemchandra Chunder directs this musical wartime drama about an impoverished though straight-laced teacher, Ramesh (K. L. Saigal), who is raising his teenaged sister Bimala (Akhtar Jehan). He falls for Krishna (Sumitra Devi) the beautiful daughter of a village zamindar. Ramesh declines the marriage proposal when her father demands that he settle in his village. Instead, the teacher becomes a stage singer and moves to Calcutta, which is under attack by the Japanese. In between taking cover from the odd...more