Zindagi - SLH 153 - SP Record

Zindagi (English: The Life) is a 1940 Indian film, directed by Pramathesh Barua and produced by Birendranath Sircar. Starring K. L. Saigal, Jamuna Barua, Pahari Sanyal, Shyam Laha, Sitara Devi, and Nemo, it revolves around Ratan, an unemployed university graduate, and his relationship with Shrimati, who is on the run from her cruel husband.Earning 5 million net (valued at about 39.78 crore in 2009), Zindagi was the highest grossing Indian film at the time of its release, before its record was broken by Khazanchi in 1941.It currently stands as the highest grossing Indian film of 1940.The film has been described as one of Barua's "most beautiful films, and his last for New Theatres".It was the last film by Barua for New Theatres.Barua later married Jamuna as his second wife.No copy of the film is known to exist, making it a lost film.Ratan, an unemployed graduate, who works as a gambler encounters an unnamed women, whom he addresses as Shrimati. Shrimati, who has escaped from her brutal husband, teams up with Ratan and they together pretend to run a charitable trust, collecting money from people in the name of donations. The duo buy an apartment and live together.Shrimati receives news of her father's death and learn that she is the heir to his wealth. A new Shrimati shuns all forms of corrupt ways of life and starts to do good deeds as a redemption for her sins. She employs Ratan as a tutor to an orphaned girl Lkhia. Ratan realizes that he cannot live without Shrimati and approaches her. Shrimati, who feels that she must pay for her sins, rejects Ratan.A heartbroken Ratan leaves Lakhia in the care of Shrimati and returns to his old life. Shrimati gives her fortune to a now-grown Lakhia and withdraws from worldly pleasures, awaiting death. The two lovers are shown to have died and reunited in afterlife.

Record Details


Zindagi - SLH 153 - SP Record

Star Cast

K L Sehgal, Jamuna, Nimmo, Phari Sanyal, Asha Lata, Sitara, Manorama, Shyam Laha, Vikram Kapoor & Rajrani


K. L Saigal


Pramathesh Barua


Birendranath Sircar


Pankaj Mullick


Kidar Sharma

Releasing Year



Oroginal Soundtrack





Made In



Hindustan M. Products Ltd.

Serial No.

EMOE 2153

Side One

  • Soja Raj Kumari

K. L Saigal

Side Two

  • Main Kya Janu Kya Jadu Hai

K. L Saigal



7 Inches


45 RPM

Record Condition


Cover Condition


Director - 1 Pramathesh Barua
Lyrics - 1 Kidar Sharma
Music - 1 Pankaj Mullick
Producer - 1 Birendranath Sircar
Record Details
Genre Original Soundtrack
Label Hindustan
Language Hindi
Releasing Year 1940
Size 7 Inches
Speed 45 RPM
Singer - 1 K. L Saigal
Side1 - Song1 Soja Raj Kumari
Side2 - Song1 Main Kya Janu Kya Jadu Hai
Star - 1 K L Sehgal
Star - 2 Jamuna
Star - 3 Nimmo
Star - 4 Phari Sanyal
Star - 5 Asha Lata
Star - 6 Sitara
Star - 7 Manorama
Star - 8 Shyam Laha
Star - 9 Vikram Kapoor
Star - 10 Rajrani

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Zindagi - SLH 153 - SP Record

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