Baiju Bawaraa

Meena Kumari and Bharat Bhushan 20x13” Acrylic on paper Released in the year 1952, it is the story of young musician Baiju who challenges maestro Tansen to a musical duel in order to avenge the death of his father, which he holds Tansen responsible for. It is set in the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Meena Kumari plays the part of baiju’s lady love in the movie.