Mahal - ECLP 5597 - (Condition 90-95%) - Cover Colour Photostate - LP Record

Mahal is a 1949 Indian Hindi film directed by Kamal Amrohi and starring Ashok Kumar and Madhubala. It was India's first reincarnation thriller film.

Story -

Mahal is a story of reincarnation and a ghost story. In Allahabad, there is a beautiful abandoned palace. When a new owner, Hari Shankar (Ashok Kumar) comes to live in this palace, the old gardener narrates the story of incomplete love.40 years ago, a man built it and his lover, Kamini (Madhubala) began to live in it. She would wait all day long for the man to come to her at midnight, but he always left before it was morning. One stormy night, the man's ship sank and he drowned. Before leaving Kamini, he tells her that their love will never fail. A few days later, Kamini also died.When Shankar goes to bedroom, a photograph falls from the wall and Shankar is astonished to find the man in the photograph looks exactly like him. Then, a woman is heard singing and Shankar follows it. He finds her sitting in a room but she flees when she sees him. Shankar's friend Shrinath (Kanu Roy) arrives and Shankar expresses suspicion on his being the man of the incomplete love story in a previous life. Shrinath tries to calm him but then the woman reappears. They follow her to the terrace, where she jumps off to the water and the two men find nothing when they look down. The next day, Shankar heads back to Kanpur. At Naini, he gets off from train and goes to the palace. Kamini tells him that she is a reality, but Shrinath interferes and warns Shankar that she will draw him to death. The ghost appears again and tells Shrinath to stay away from them. Enraged, Shrinath tries to shoot her but fails. Kamini tells Shankar that if she got a body of a woman whom Shankar likes, she could return to life. She tells Shankar to see the gardener's daughter's face to check if she's beautiful and he can accept Kamini in that face. Meanwhile, Shankar's father arrives after hearing everything from Shrinath and takes him home. Shankar gets married to Ranjana (Vijayalaxmi). He decides to move far away with his wife in order to forget Kamini. After two years, a disturbed Ranjana wanting to know where Shankar goes every night, follows him when he goes to meet Kamini. Kamini tells him to kill the gardener's daughter so that she can use the body. Knowing everything, Ranjana drinks poison and go to police station to give a deathbed confession against Shankar of betrayal and poisoning her. Shanker is submitted to the court and the daughter of the gardener, Asha is also called upon there being accused of the cause of distance between Shankar and Ranjana. Later Asha is revealed to be Kamini. She then accepts that she has played the role of Kamini because she had fallen in love with the man in the photograph, who looks like Shankar. But Shankar is sentenced to death. Later, the police come to know about Ranjana's letter and free Shankar. Shankar rushes to Shrinath's place but dies. The credits role as a grieving Kamini and Shrinath walk away.

Record Details


Mahal - ECLP 5597 - LP Record

Star Cast

Ashok Kumar, Madhubala, M. Kumar, Vijayalaxmi, Kanu Roy, S. Nazir, Eruch Tarapore, Sheela Naik, Leela Pandey & Neelam 


Kamal Amrohi


Ashok Kumar & Savak Vacha


Khemchand Prakash


Lata Mangeshkar, Rajkumari & Zohra Bai Ambale wali


J. Nakshab

Releasing Year



Original Soundtrack





Made In



The Gramophone Company Of India Limited

Serial No

ECLP 5597

Side One

  • Aayega Aanewala

Lata Mangeshkar

  • Ek Teer Chala


  • Chhun Chhun Ghungharwa

Rajkumari & Zohra Bai Ambale wali 

  • Dance Music


Side Two

  • Mushkil Hai Bahot

Lata Mangeshkar

  • Ghabra Ke Jo Ham


  • Main Woh Hansee Hoon


  • Dil Ne Phir Yaad kiya

Lata Mangeshkar

  • Music




12 Inches


33 RPM

Record Condition


Cover Condition

Excellent (Colour Photostate)

Director - 1 Kamal Amrohi
Lyrics - 1 J. Nakshab
Music - 1 Khemchand Prakash
Producer - 1 Savak Vacha
Producer - 2 Ashok Kumar
Record Details
Genre Original Soundtrack
Label HMV
Language Hindi
Releasing Year 1949
Size 12 Inches
Speed 33 RPM
Singer - 1 Lata Mangeshkar
Singer - 2 Rajkumari
Singer - 3 Zohra Bai Ambalewali
Side1 - Song1 Aayega Aanewala
Side1 - Song2 Ek Teer Chala
Side1 - Song3 Chhun Chhun Ghungharwa
Side1 - Song4 Dance Music
Side2 - Song1 Mushkil Hai Bahot
Side2 - Song2 Ghabra Ke Jo Ham
Side2 - Song3 Main Wo Hansee Hoon
Side2 - Song4 Dil Ne Phir Yaad kiya
Side2 - Song5 Music
Star - 1 Ashok Kumar
Star - 2 Madhubala
Star - 3 M. Kumar
Star - 4 Vijayalaxmi
Star - 5 Kanu Roy
Star - 6 S. Nazir
Star - 7 Eruch Tarapore
Star - 8 Sheela Naik
Star - 9 Leela Pandey
Star - 10 Neelam

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Mahal - ECLP 5597 - (Condition 90-95%) - Cover Colour Photostate - LP Record

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