House No. 44 is a 1955 Hindi film directed by M. K. Burman and
produced by Dev Anand for his banner Navketan Films. The movie stars Dev
Anand and Kalpana Kartik in a lead role. The film is also noted for its
popular songs with music by Sachin Dev Burman with lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi,
including Teri Duniya Mein Jeene Se and Chup Hai Dharti Chup Hain Chand
Sitaare sung by Hemant Kumar.Ashok works for the notorious gangster Sunder
and his men. One day he comes across a dead body and he reports it to the police.
Ashok then meets Nimmo and falls in love with her. Nimmo asks Ashok to leave
the life of a gangster and settle down with her. Ashok agrees but after a few
days of not having any food, Ashok realizes that he was better off being a
gangster. The rest of the movie portrays the struggle of Ashok trying to stay
with Nimmo or with Sunder.
House No. 44 – KDA. 170
Dev Anand, Kalpana Kartik, K N Singh, Bhagwan, Kammo, Kum Kum,
Rashid Khan, Zambura, Sheela Vaz & Prabhu Dayal