Directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Produced by Susheela Kamat,Pawan Kumar Jain
Written by Rajinder Singh Bedi,Biresh Chatterjee,Nabendu Ghosh,Hrishikesh Mukherjee,Biren Tripathy
Starring Amitabh Bachchan,Jaya Bachchan,Asrani,Bindu,A.K. Hangal
Music by Sachin Dev Burman
Abhimaan (lit. Pride) is a 1973 Indian Hindi musical drama film starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Asrani and Bindu. It was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee.
The film is perhaps best remembered for its songs, composed and arranged by the late S. D. Burman, written by Majrooh Sultanpuri, and sung by playback singers Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, and Kishore Kumar. Film did above average business at box office as per the Bollywood trade magazine published at that time. Jaya Bachchan won the Filmfare Best Actress Award for Abhimaan. According to Aalif Surti film is based on troublesome marriage between two sitar maestros Ravi Sankar and Annapurna Devi.Also according to author Raju Bharatan, Hrishikesh Mukherjee based the film’s story on the life of singer Kishore Kumar and his first wife, Ruma Ghosh although it has resemblances with the 1954 movie A Star Is Born.It was remade in Tamil in 1983 as Nenjamellam Neeye starring Mohan, Radha and Poornima Jayaram.
Starcast : A.K. Hangal, Amitabh Bachchan, Asrani
Music director(s) : Sachin Dev Burman
Director : Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Producer(s) : Susheela Kamat