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Anupama (1966)

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Mohan Sharma (Tarun Bose) is a workaholic, whose life changes dramatically after his wife dies upon giving birth to their daughter Uma (Sharmila Tagore). He despises the daughter by day, ... See full summary »

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Sharmila Tagore ...
Uma Sharma
Shashikala ...
Anita Bakshi 'Annie'
Deven Verma ...
Arun
Durga Khote ...
Ashok's Mother
Dulari ...
Sarla
Surekha ...
Aruna
Naina ...
Gauri - Ashok's sister
Brahm Bhardwaj ...
Suresh Bakshi (as Bharadwaj)
Amar
R.P. Kapoor
Mukund Banerjee
Desai
Rajdeep
Usman
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Mohan Sharma (Tarun Bose) is a workaholic, whose life changes dramatically after his wife dies upon giving birth to their daughter Uma (Sharmila Tagore). He despises the daughter by day, and adores her when drunk at night. The film is about Uma's coming of age and her relationship with a sensitive poet Ashok (Dharmendra) who slowly brings her out of her shell. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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Dheere Dheere Machal
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Music composed by Hemanta Mukherjee (as Hemant Kumar)
Lyrics by Kaifi Azmi
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Vintage Hrishikesh?
20 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had really fond memories of this film but on revisiting it I was actually taken aback at how many problems it had.

The bad: 1. Shashikala played a most exaggerated character and got annoying after a while, plus she acted 18-20 years old and was clearly an older woman.

2. The story was melodramatic and exaggerated.

The good: 1. It is a Hrishikesh Mukherjee film - loaded with pluses.

2.Sharmila was awesome as Uma - the traumatized silent girl; she was beautiful and extremely competent at showing emotions without words.

3.Dharam was best in the idealist roles. Here he is just so good - often seen in a singlet with holes, and never stylish but always full of his own inimitable style.

4. Tarun Bise, David, Deven Varma all did a good job.

5. The music was fantastic - Bheegi Bheegi fiza, Yaa dil ki suno duniya waalon, Aisi bhi baatein.

On balance a good film, watchable for the lead pair, the songs, but surprisingly not one of the best from the maestro.


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