Eid Mubarak

K.A. Abbas (Director)
CBFC: U
1960
Hindi
21 mins

Awards

  • 1960: All India Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Children's Film
"Eid Mubarak" Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Jai Jai Kar . Daya Devi . Nazira Bai . Jagdish Kanwal . Iqbal . Aziz . Noor Jehan . Salma Munshi Premchand Akhtar Mirza Amar Nath P. Hari Krishna . Snehal Bhatkar B.C. Vyas

Synopsis: Hamid is a poor boy who lives with his old grandmother. He longs for things his rich friends easily afford. On the festive day of Eid Hamid is given little pocket money by his grandmother. He goes to the village fair and looks at things to buy. However he remembers how his grandmothers hand burn while cooking. He finally ends up buying a pair of tongs for her. Based on the famous short story Idgah by Munshi Premchand and directed by the legendary K A Abbas, Eid Mubarak is a touching short film that reminds kids of the values of love and sacrifice – the very essence of the festival of Eid