Film took 14 years to completedue rift between Meena Kumari and film producer director Kamal Amrohi who was her husband. It was Nergis and Sunil Dutt who convinced ailing Meena Kumari to complete. During the period many things changed, Raj Kumarcame in as hero replacing Ashok Kumar who later Played her father's role. Film's music director Gulam Mohammad and cinematographer Jaseph Wirching died. Naushad did title and background music. R.D.Mathur did remaining shots. Padma Khanna did body double for Meena Kumari in some dance sequences. 1972 Filfare awards Pran refused to accept his award in protest of best music to Shankar Jaikishan for his film Be-imaan over Gulam Mohammad.