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74 Ratings

Mother India

Bharat Mata

Directed by Mehboob Khan
India, 1957
Drama, Musical


Radha belongs to a poor farmer’s family. She gets married to Shyamu, also a farmer, and both begin their lives in harmony. Often cited as the indian equivalent of Gone with the Wind.

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Mother India Directed by Mehboob Khan

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1958 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

1958 | Winner: Best Actress

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