Chaani is a 1977 musical starring Ranjana Deshmukh and Siddharth Ray. The songs were written by a Marathi poet, Chintamani Khanolkar under the pseudonym Arti Prabhu. It is a story set in a village on the Konkan coast. It shows how a fisherwoman wants to be accepted. She is the illegitimate daughter of a local Koli woman (fisherwoman) and an English gentleman.