Najma is a 1943 Indian film directed by Mehboob Khan and starring Ashok Kumar and Veena. The film’s music is by Rafiq Ghaznavi with lyrics by Anjum Pilibhiti. Najma was the first film under Mehboob Khan’s Mehboob Productions banner. Khan paid Kumar Rs. 1 lakh for his role in the film, a record at the time. Due to its financial success upon release, the film became a blueprint for Muslim socials that followed.
Directed by: Mehboob Khan
Produced by: Mehboob Khan
Written by: Aghajani Kashmeri
Starring: Ashok Kumar, Veena
Music by: Rafiq Ghaznavi, Anjum Pilibhiti (lyrics)
Released in: 1943
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