Prithvi Vallabh (Hindi: पृथ्वी वल्लभ) is a historical drama Bollywood film directed by Sohrab Modi. Made under the Minerva Movietone banner it was released in 1943. The story is an adaptation of K. M. Munshi's book "Prithivi Vallabh" written in 1920. It had music by Rafiq Ghaznavi and Saraswati Devi with lyrics by Pandit Sudershan who also wrote the screenplay and dialogues. The film starred Sohrab Modi, Durga Khote, Sankatha Prasad, Kajjan, Meena Shorey, Sadiq Ali, K. N. Singh and Al Nasir.
Prithvi Vallabh (1943)
|Directed by||Sohrab Modi|
|Produced by||Minerva Movietone|
|Written by||K. M. Munshi|
|Starring||Sohrab Modi |
K. N. Singh
|Music by||Rafiq Ghaznavi|
|Cinematography||Y. D. Sarpotdar|
The story revolves around two kings, Prithvi Vallabh (Munj) of Avantipur who is kind and just, and Tailap, a neighboring king who is cruel. With the help of his sister Mrinalvati (Durga Khote) and another neighbouring king Bhillam (K. N. Singh), Tailap manages to capture Prithvi Vallabh. The rest of the film follows incidents following his captivity.
- Director: Sohrab Modi
- Producer: Minerva Movietone
- Writer: K. M. Munshi
- Screenplay, Dialogues: Pandit Sudarshan
- Cinematographer: Y. D. Sarpotdar
- Audiographer: Keki Edulji
- Art Direction and settings: Rusi K. Banker
- Studio: Minerva Movietone
- Music: Rafiq Ghaznavi and Saraswati Devi
- Music Effects: Mir Sahib
- Lyricist: Pandit Sudarshan
- Choreographer: Chaubey, K. M. Parwar
- Costumes: G. J. More
- Make-up: M. N. Borkar
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