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Chandrawal film Poster.jpg
Directed by Jayant Prabhakar
Produced by Usha Sharma
Written by Devi Shankar Prabhakar
Screenplay by Devi shankar prabhakar
Starring Jagat Jakhar
Usha Sharma
Music by J. P. Kaushik
Prabhakar Films
Release dates
March 1984
Country India
Language Haryanvi

Chandrawal is a 1984[1] Haryanvi film.[2] It is the third Haryanavi-language film to be released and the first financially successful one.[3] Written by Late. Shri Devi Shankar Prabhakar,produce by usha sharma and directed by Jayant Prabhaker, the film's music was created by J. P. Kaushik. Starring dancer Usha Sharma, the film tells the story of a tragic love affair between Chandrawal, a girl of the Gadia Lohar community, and Suraj, a haryanavi Jat Boy. It was released in March 1984 and became very successful, spurred on by a popular soundtrack.[citation needed] A sequel is in development and will be produced by Usha Sharma and directed by Nishant Prabhakar.


Chandrawal is the grand daughter of the head of Gadia Lohar tribe, Jodha Sardar. Their gypsy tribe is proud of their heritage that they are the descendants of Maharana Pratap. They believe that after his defeat, their ancestors left Chittoor with the pledge that they would never settle down at a permanent place under roof till they again hoist Maharanas flag at Chitoor fort, and since then the tribe has been roaming about as gypsies, doing Lohars jobs for the people with great honesty and hard work. They never allow their girls to marry the boys of other castes. During their unending journey, Jodha Sardar was camping near Ram Garh village and here the young Suraj first saw Chanrdrawal dancing at a marriage ceremony in the camp. Both the young hearts fell in love at first sight. The love affair becomes an open secret soon and Ranjit Chaudhary the father of Suraj who is also the village Chaudhary becomes very angry. On the other hand Jodha Sardar also reacts very strongly and decides to leave the village at once as he does not like that Chandrawal and Suraj are given any chance to meet. He, before leaving the haveli of Chaudhary Ranjit, warns Suraj that if ultimately with the help of his friends he succeeds in finding out the place of his camp. On seeing Chandrawal after a long time, Suraj becomes so emotional that he runs towards the Dera crying - Chandra. Chandrawal also sees him and immediately rushes towards him without caring for the warnings of her grandfather that he would cut her into pieces with a long knife. At the same time Suraj sees Jodha Sardar throwing a knife to kill Chandrawal. Suraj at once turns himself to the side and takes the fatal attack on Chandrawal upon himself. Realising that Suraj is dead, Chandrawal snatches the knife out of the body of her lover and sacrifices herself there and then.[4]


Box office[edit]

It broke multiple box office records[5] and was most successful in Haryana, Western U.P., Delhi and parts of Rajasthan,[6] grossing more than Hindi films like Sholay and Bobby in these areas. Chandrawal celebrated its Silver Jubilee at Gagan Cinema in Faridabad, recovering its entire cost at that one theatre alone.[6] While the movie was in theatres, the sight of hundreds of villagers coming in large-groups boarding rural tractor-trolleys and trucks to watch Chandrawal at theatre, was commonplace. This movie was popular among all age groups. This movie was particularly instrumental in making the Haryanvi folksongs and music a popular choice in mainstream Indian music industry especially Indipop. Chandrawal has set a world record when the Producers honoured a dozen of cine goers of Haryana and Western U.P. who witnessed 'Chandrawal' more than 200 times.[citation needed]


  • "Jija tu kala main gori ghani"
  • "Gaade Aali Gajban Chori"
  • "Main suraj tu chandrawal"
  • "Nain katore kajal dore"
  • "Mera Nau Dandi Ka Beezna"
  • "Mera Chundar manga de ho"


  1. ^ "Chandrawal - Central Board of Film Certification"
  2. ^ "Complete Index To World Film (CITWF)". 
  3. ^ "Haryana may set up board to promote Haryanvi films". The Hindu. October 3, 2010. Retrieved 17 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Film Database Movie Details"
  5. ^ Agnihotri, Ram Awatar (1990). Social and political study of modern Hindi cinema: past, present, and future perspectives. Commonwealth Publishers. ISBN 978-81-7169-049-7. Haryanvi language film titled as "Chandrawal" established many historical records 
  6. ^ a b Bhatia, Sheveta (August 17, 2010). "Second Innings". Indian Express. Retrieved 17 March 2011. 

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The Asian Age
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:33:45 -0700

These projects include the sewage master plan, sewer interceptors, redevelopment of Chandrawal water treatment plant and the sewage treatment plant at Coronation Pillar. Officials assert that the water problem has been rendered serious with Haryana ...
Times of India
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:56:24 -0700

The Board also approved the rehabilitation plan of the oldest Chandrawal water treatment plant at a cost of Rs 711.55 crore. Funded by JICA, the completed project will result in 24X7 water supply to Chandni Chowk, Pahari Diraj, Idgah, Civil Lines ...
Times of India
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:17:18 -0700

According to police, the incident was reported around 8pm outside a gurdwara near Chandrawal in the north Delhi locality. While police did not comment officially, local people claimed that around 200 people had clashed after a 16-year-old boy was ...

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:03:45 -0700

Local residents of Old Chandrawal village, a small jhuggi-jhopdi cluster which is located within the Civil Lines sub division took matters in their own hands to clear out water logging from the area. The cluster lies near Majnu ka Tilla also called New ...
Business Standard
Fri, 10 Jul 2015 02:45:00 -0700

Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh), July 10 (IANS/IndiaSpend) Here in Mahoba, one of India's 250 poorest districts in one of its poorest states, the neighbourhood of Mathuranpura is considered particularly poor: It is home to 1,000 dalits and where few things are ...
Gulf Today
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:45:06 -0700

There has been no work or special schemes that may make the water potable. The major river in Mahoba, Chandrawal, first showed signs of drying up a decade ago, but a drought in 2008 was the final blow. Efforts are being made to revive the river only now.
Times of India
Tue, 03 Apr 2012 16:30:39 -0700

"New movie, Chandrawal-2 will start from this episode," said Nishant Prabhakar, the co-producer and director of the film on Tuesday. The heroin of movie, Sikha Nehra said "Mostly people feel that Chandrawal-2 is a story of re-birth, but I would say ...


Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:07:30 -0800

New Delhi: Millions of people in the national capital faced acute water shortage on Monday as the Delhi Jal Board curtailed production at its Chandrawal and Wazirabad water treatment plants due to excessive ammonia level. Areas mainly in Central, Old, ...

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