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Arth (1982)

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A film-maker who is having an extra-marital affair with an actress decides to leave his wife. Arth is the story of this women's search for her identity.

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A film-maker who is having an extra-marital affair with an actress decides to leave his wife. Arth is the story of this women's search for her identity.

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This Film is based on the relationship between Mahesh Bhatt and Parveen Babi See more »

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References Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981) See more »

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Tum Itna Jo Muskura Rahe Ho...
Sung by Jagjit Singh
Composed by Jagjit Singh
Lyrics by Kaifi Azmi
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Worth the time, Great Music
23 August 2002 | by (San Franciso, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie recently (2002) and was amazed that a simple theme was handled pretty well. Shabna Azmi's acting is good as usual. The editing is pretty poor and the movie moves pretty slowly. The best part of the movie are the three songs and the music by Jagjit Singh. I was hooked to these songs from the very first time I heard them couple of years ago.

I would give this movie a 7/10 on an absolute scale.


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