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Thodisi Bewafaii (1980)

 -  Drama | Family  -  29 April 1980 (India)
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Arvind Kumar Choudhary is widowed, respectable and wealthy businessman, who lives with his only son, Arun, in a palatial house. He re-marries another woman, Sujata, who is a widow, with two... See full summary »

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Arun Kumar Choudhary
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Nima Choudhary
Sushant Ray
Padmini Kolhapure ...
Meenu (Nandu's Girlfriend)
Deven Verma ...
Noor -E- Chashmis
Shreeram Lagoo ...
Surendra Deshmukh (as Dr. Shreeram Lagoo)
A.K. Hangal ...
Arvind Kumar Choudhary
Jalal Agha ...
Narendra Deshmukh
Shashi Kiran ...
Mahendra Deshmukh
Raja Bakshi
Urmila Bhatt ...
Sujata Choudhary
Gayatri ...
Veena Choudhary
Gowri Khorana ...
Seema Choudhary
Preeti Ganguli ...
Mrs. Noor -E- Chashmis (as Preeti Ganguly)
Dina Pathak ...
Dr. Karuna's mom
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Arvind Kumar Choudhary is widowed, respectable and wealthy businessman, who lives with his only son, Arun, in a palatial house. He re-marries another woman, Sujata, who is a widow, with two daughters, Veena and Seema. Arun does not respect her and refuses to even speak with her. Arun meets Neema Deshmukh and both of fall in love. With approval of their respective families they get married. Then things start to slide financially for the Choudharys when Arun accidentally breaks a valuable diamond while daydreaming about Neema; the Choudharys lose all their savings, building, vehicles and property, move to a shanty apartment, and Arvind passes away. Arun takes over the reins of this family, and starts talking to his step-mother. Neema gives birth to a baby boy and they name him Abhinandan. Misunderstandings occur between Sujata and Neema, they escalate, fueled by some gossip from neighboring women, leading to arguments between Arun and her. Then one day, Mahendra, Neema's brother sees ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Family drama - most of the time nice but has its share of loopholes
5 July 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about an accidental separation of a young couple. The general portrayal of the story is fine, but the film is marred by several problems of credibility and overblown emotions. How can Rajesh Khanna's and Shabana's son be so mature at 14, fighting with other guys like a superman (my least favourite scene in the film shortly before the end of the film), romancing a young girl and singing a song with her (the voice of the singer who sings for him is way ahead of the boy's age).

There are scenes which are realistic and charming, but there are such which are overdone and unconvincing. The character of Urmila Bhatt is an extremely irritating one, and she is plastic with her cliché dialogues and victimising attitude.

Otherwise the film is nice. Rajesh Khanna and Shabana Azmi act well and some of their scenes together are pure magic. Azmi in particular is interesting; considering the fact that she is known for her realistic films, it's a pleasant paradox watching her in an unrestrained melodramatic mainstream film (she did many such films, but it's still engaging).

The music is good, the cinematography is fine, the locations and the urban settings are well chosen.

Watch it, but be prepared to get mixed feelings about it.


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