• Direction: Chetan Anand
  • Production: India Pictures
  • Story: K.A. Abbas, Hayatullah Ansari
  • Cinematograpy: Bidyapati Ghosh
  • Music: Ravi Shankar
  • Release: 1946
  • Starring: Kamini Kaushal, Uma Anand, Rafiq Ahmed, Zohra Sehgal, Rafi Peer


Neecha Nagar is a 1946 Hindi film directed by Chetan Anand. Written by Hayatullah Ansari, it was a pioneering effort in social realism in Indian cinema and paved the way for later parallel cinema, many of them written by Abbas. It starred Chetan Anand’s wife Uma Anand, Rafiq Ahmed, Kamini Kaushal, Rafi Peer and Zohra Sehgal.

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