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Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978)

 -  Romance  -  22 March 1978 (India)
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As Pandit Shyam Sunder prayed in Bhagwan Shivji's temple on the occasion of Janamashtami, his wife gives birth to a daughter, Rupa, and passes away, leaving her child to bear the brunt of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shashi Kapoor ...
Ranjeev
Zeenat Aman ...
Rupa
Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi ...
Pandit Shyam Sunder (as Kanhaiyalal)
A.K. Hangal ...
Bansi (Rupa's uncle)
David Abraham ...
Bade Babu (as David)
Hari Shivdasani ...
Chief Engineer
...
Bade Babu's Wife
Sheetal ...
Champa
Padmini Kolhapure ...
Young Rupa (as Baby Padmini)
Baby Komal
Tun Tun ...
Fat Lady
Vishwa Mehra ...
Jai Singh
Mansaram
H.L. Pardesi ...
(as Pardesi)
Ram Shastri ...
(as Shriram Shastry)
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As Pandit Shyam Sunder prayed in Bhagwan Shivji's temple on the occasion of Janamashtami, his wife gives birth to a daughter, Rupa, and passes away, leaving her child to bear the brunt of being an ill-omen. Years later, Rupa burns her face from a frying pot, thus disfiguring the right side of her face completely, so much so that when she matures, the scar being so hideous, that no one in the village nor surrounding area wants to marry her. Then an Engineer named Rajeev arrives from Bombay, he approaches Shyam Sunder to seek his permission and blessings, so that he can marry Rupa. Protesting strongly, Rupa is asked to marry Rajeev and re-locate to his house. When Rajeev finds out that his wife is disfigured, he refuses to have to do anything with her. Then one day when he returns from a trip out of town, he is told that Rupa is expecting his child. Watch what impact this has on Rajiv and what he does to expose Rupa in the community. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The teenage role of Rupa was played by Padmini Kolhapuri. She went on to act in a leading role in Raj Kapoor's 1982 movie "Prem Rog". See more »

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Classic Indian film fare with worldwide appeal
5 July 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

SATYAM SHIVAM SUNDARAM features Zeenat Aman's most compelling performance. Stripped of the usual glamour girl trappings, Zeenat's heartfelt portrayal of Roopa (the village girl - scarred by a tragic accident & scorned by society) is simply radiant. To my ears, the soundtrack also displays musical directors Laxmikant-Pyarelal and the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, at their zenith. Despite the structural shortcomings like the engineer's (Shasi Kapoor) pitiful powers of perception, SATYAM SHIVAM SUNDARAM remains mesmerizing. It is classic Indian film fare with worldwide app


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