This film was banned by the central government based on the authority over the Censor Board granted to it by The Cinematograph Act, 1952 passed the same year. While the Censor Board gave it a Universal rating, the government decided to ban the film because of its "low moral tone". The ban was later revoked but it had already dealt a huge financial blow to the film's producer and director, P.L. Santoshi, who never quite recovered from the setback. He continued to direct and write for films, but this was his last film as a producer.[MR20]
Tum Kya Jaano Tumhari Yaad Mein Hum Kitna Roye - P.L. Santoshi's rise a director corresponded with the rise of the lead heroine in his films, Rehana. Santoshi fell in love with Rehana but it remained unrequited. It is said that this 1952 song picturized on Rehana was Santoshi's expression of his broken heart.
Tum Kya Jaano Tumhari Yaad Mein Hum Kitna Roye - Hemant Kumar used the tune of this song's mukhda for the mukhda of the Bengali film song "Tumi To Jano Na" ("Suryatoran", 1958).