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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Arth (A) Hindi --------- my Rating : 4/5 stars VERY GOOD
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Arth (A) Hindi --------- my Rating : 4/5 stars VERY GOOD

It is a slow pace classic family drama.....

VERY GOOD: *Performances : shabana azmi deserve to win awards.... *Dialouges : masterpiece..... *Direction : perfect... *Story : excellent family drama... *Climax..... *Side characters : really have major roles.....

AVERAGE: *Songs : they were rocking in 80's.....

VERY BAD: *Screenplay : very slow..... *No adult contents except few words....

FINAL VERDICT: It is a worth watching family drama with full of emotions......

Arth (Hindi: अर्थ, in English: Meaning) is a 1982 film directed by Mahesh Bhatt, starring Shabana Azmi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Smita Patil, Raj Kiran and Rohini Hattangadi. It features a memorable soundtrack by Ghazal duo, Jagjit Singh and Chitra Singh. The semi-autobiographical film was written by Mahesh Bhatt about his extramarital relationship with actress Parveen Babi.[1] It is one of the 25 Must See Bollywood Movies as compiled by Indiatimes Movies


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