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Sometimes (1976)

Kabhie Kabhie (original title)
A love story spanning two generations... a film that happens SOMETIMES...

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Anjali Malhotra
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Pooja Khanna
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Amitabh Malhotra
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Pinky Kapoor
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Vikram 'Vicky' Khanna
Simi Garewal ...
Shobha Kapoor
Parikshat Sahni ...
Dr. R.P. Kapoor
Naseem ...
Sweety Malhotra
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Kabhi Kabhie is a romantic story about a young poet named Amit and a young and beautiful girl named Pooja, who both deeply love each other and decide to get married but destiny has other plans, as Pooja bows to the wishes of her parents and marries Vijay. However Amit drifts away from his poetry in a futile and unsuccessful attempt to leave behind his memories of Pooja by getting married to Anjali. Spanning over to the next generation, Pooja & Vijay's son Vicky and Shobha and R.P's daughter Pinky who love each other but things unravel as Pinky's parents tell her that she is not their daughter. So Pinky goes after her mother and we see she is Anjali's daughter. Sometimes later Anjali & Amit's daughter Sweetie comes in the picture and Sweetie feels jealous as her mother shows love more to Pinky as to her. Later Vicky comes and meets both the sisters, forming a love triangle between them, and a chain of events bring together old lovers as friends, some 20 years later is what forms the ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Yash Chopra wanted Laxmikant Pyarelal for the film. Lyricist Sahir was against the idea because he did not believe Laxmikant Pyarelal could do justice to his lyrics. He told Yash Chopra to sign another composer or give him back his songs. See more »

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Amitabh Malhotra: [singing] Sometimes the thought crosses my mind / That you were made for me. / Before this you lived among the stars / You were called to earth for me. / Sometimes the thought crosses my mind / That your body, your eyes are in trust for me. / The dense shade of your hair is for me alone, / These lips, these arms are in my trust. / Sometimes the thought crosses my mind / As if wedding music plays on the road. / It is our wedding night and I'm lifting your veil... / You're melting in my arms, ...
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Tere Phoolon Jaisa
Sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar
Composed by Khayyam
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
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Kabhi Kabhi – Sometimes life comes in full circle!
6 October 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Kabhi Kabhi – Sometimes life comes in full circle! Amit (Amitabh) loves Pooja (Rakhee) since college days.

Pooja gets married to Vijay (Shashi) and conceives Vicky (Rishi).

Vicky falls in love with Pinky (Neetu) – an adopted daughter of the Kapoors.

Pinky is the illegitimate (pre-marital sex locha) child of Anjali (Waheeda).

Anjali is wife of Amit! Anjaili gives birth (legitimate this time)to Sweetie after sleeping with Amit (her husband).

Sweetie falls in love with Vicky! Vicky rejects Sweetie – earning the wrath of Amit – for Amit was a failure in love himself and it hurt him to see that Sweetie would have to live-on with unrequited love – more or less like father, like daughter – also like mother – since her mother (Waheeda) too had been in love with someone else and was afraid to confess to Amit about her pre-marital sex, pregnancy and even delivery! Such a huge secret was hidden by Waheeda!! So a sad Amit reluctantly married an even sadder Waheeda (she was a mother after all who had given birth to a 'nanhi-pari' but never could shower her love on her – sob-sniff) and they 'copulated' lovelessly – thereby giving birth to an entity like Sweetie – whose love for Vicky went unrequited! Like Parent, Like Children – amazing huh!!

Mind it – a 1976 film – pre-marital sex and associated lochas are ramphant – why on earth do the oldies scream and shout at the youngsters saying that the current generation has gone to the dogs! Even they were not adhering to chastity or virginity – how come they expect their sons and daughters...kith and kin to behave all nice and decent and chaste!? Pooja's heart, mind and soul remains with Amit – body with Vijay. Only Vijay is the one who seems to not have had any locha affair – but what does he get as a reward? Pooja's body – well most Indian husbands will quite agree that it is enough – heart, mind and soul are difficult things to handle – it is better that the female handles it all alone – which maximum wives do by dwelling in their reverie – with some distant (existing or non-existing) dream lover!

Life & Compromise - So Pathetic Indeed!


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