Paheli Tarikh (1954)
(Certified: Sep 9, 1954)
A realistic inversion of 'Its A Wonderful Life (1947)', this is an unusual story about the poor Shamlal (Nene) who, faced with starvation, commits suicide. His soul is not admitted into heaven and he is condemned to return to earth as a disemobodied spirit. He has to watch his family face starvation and imprisonment and, in the film climax, is unable to prevent his wife and daughter from committing suicide as well.