Shagoon is a 1964 Indian Hindi drama film directed by
Nazar. The word "Shagun" or "Shagoon" is a Sanskrit word
meaning an auspicious moment .The film stars Waheeda Rehman, Kamaljit, Nazir
Hussain, Achla Sachdev, Pratima Devi, Chand Usmani and Nana Palsikar. The
film was shot at Mehboob Studios in Bombay and Nainital. The film had music
by Khayyam with lyrics Sahir Ludhianvi, creating memorable songs like
"Parbaton Ke Pedon Par Shaam" sung by Mohammed Rafi and Suman
Kalyanpur and "Tum Apna Ranj-o-gham" by Jagjit Kaur.
While on a trip to Nainital, Geeta (Waheeda Rehman) meets
Madan (Kamaljit) and falls in love with him. Madan is from Delhi and his
father is a wealthy man. His mother played by Achla Sachdev is a
superstitious woman who constantly gets poojas performed by pandits. Madan
expresses his desire to get married to Geeta and his parents agree to his
request. But the family pandit studies Geeta's horoscope and reveals that she
is a manglik and hence inauspicious. Being a manglik or having Mangal Dosha is
considered unfortunate as per Indian astrology.