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Aakhri Khat – 3AEX 5148 - (Condition 85-90%) - LP Record

Aakhri Khat (English: The Last Letter) is a 1966 Bollywood film written and directed by Chetan Anand. This film marked the debut of Rajesh Khanna, who became the first superstar of Indian Cinema from 1969. The music of the film is by Khayyam and lyrics by Kaifi Azmi; it includes the song "Baharon Mera Jeevan Bhi Sanwaro", sung by Lata Mangeshkar. The film was given 5 stars in Bollywood Guide Collections.Chetan Anand, started the film with a bare outline of a script and a 15-month-old infant who he let loose in the city, following him with his camera, mostly a hand-held camera, taking in all the city sounds, under the cinematic direction of Jal Mistry The film was selected as the Indian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 40th Academy Awards in 1967, but was not accepted as a nominee.

The film was remade in Tamil as Poonthalir starring Sivakumar and Sujatha (actress) in 1979 and in Telugu as Chinnari Chitti Babu in 1981.Govind (Rajesh Khanna) is a young sculptor. While vacationing near Kullu, he sees Lajjo (Indrani Mukherjee) and falls in love. Subsequently, they get married secretly in a village temple. He then has to leave for the city to further his education. Meanwhile, the girl learns that she is pregnant. On finding this, her stepmother sells her off for Rs. 500, where she is beaten. Some time later, she gives birth to a little boy named Buntu. Later, Lajjo comes to Mumbai to meet Govind, carrying her one-year-old son. She leaves a letter for him at his doorsteps, and wants to leave the child with him as well. However, she is unable to go through with it, so she takes Buntu with her. They keep wandering and feed off whatever comes their way, but soon she dies leaving her son alone.

Record Details

Title

Aakhri Khat – 3AEX 5148

Star Cast

Rajesh Khanna, Indrani Mukherjee, Master Bunty, Nana Palsikar, Manvendra Chitnis, Mohan Choti, Tun Tun, Maruti Rao & Naqi Jehan

Singer

Lata Mangeshkar,  Mohd. Rafi, Manna Dey & Bhupendra

Director

Chetan Anand

Producer

Chetan Anand

Music

Khayyam

Lyrics

Kaifi Azmi

Releasing Year

1967

Genre

Original Soundtrack

Language

Hindi

Label

Odeon

Made In

India

Manufacturer

The Gramophone Co Of India Ltd.

Serial No

3AEX 5148

Side One

  • Mere Chanda Mere Nanhe

Lata Mangeshkar

  • Aur Kuchh Der Thahar

Mohd. Rafi

  • Baharo Mera Jeevan Bhi Sawaro

Lata Mangeshkar

  • Oh My Darling

Manna Dey & Chorus

  • Rut Jawan Jawan

Bhupendra

Side Two (Background Musical Score)

  • A Void
 
  • Nostalgic Memories   
 
  • Little Thief
 
  • The Price
 
  • Mother's Love
 
  • Search
 
  • Reunion
 

Specification

Size

12 Inches

Speed

33 RPM

Record Condition

85-90%

Cover Condition

Excellent

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