A lonely housewife, who gave up her promising singing career to marry an idealistic village-doctor, begins to regret her decision.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Balraj Sahni ...
Dr. Nirmal Chaudhary
Leela Naidu ...
Anuradha Roy
Abhi Bhattacharya ...
Deepak
Nasir Hussain ...
(as Nazir Hussein)
Hari Shivdasani ...
Brijeshwar Prasad Roy
Asit Kumar Sen ...
Zaminder (as Asit Sen)
Ashim Kumar
Brahm Bhardwaj
Manav Chitnis
Bhudo Advani
R.P. Kapoor
Shailen Ghosh ...
(as Shailen Bose)
M. Khopkar
Mukri ...
Atmaram
Rashid Khan ...
Ram Bharose
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Nirmal Chaudhary becomes a doctor and starts his practice in Nandgaon, a remote village. He meets with Anuradha Roy, a well-known singer and dancer, and they fall in love while he treats her injured ankle. They get married, and re-locate to Nandgaon where Anuradha gives up her singing and becomes a housewife. She soon gives birth to a daughter, Ranu. Ten years later, Anuradha's former beau, Deepak, re-enters her life. He witnesses that she is being neglected by her overly busy husband, and asks her to leave her husband and return back to singing. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Sachin Bowmick, the story writer for Anuradha, in his biography, has stated that he based the film on Madame Bovary. See more »

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Sanware Sanware Kahe Mose
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
Music composed by Pt. Ravi Shankar
Lyrics by Shailendra
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Love and Sacrifice
23 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anuradha Roy (Leela Naidu), a lively and successful singer, marries an idealistic country doctor (Balraj Sahni). Her former suitor (Abhi Bhattacharya) has an accident while passing through her village and ignites memories of her past glory. He persuades her to return to her former profession. However, just as she gets ready to leave, a famous and worldly-wise doctor comes to visit and makes an impact on her. A beautiful story of love and sacrifice... Balraj Sahni, Leela Naidu and Abhi Bhattacharya excel in their roles. Popular songs include 'Kaise Din Beete' and 'Hai Re Woh Din Kyon Na Aaye', 'Jaane kaise sapno mein kho gayi akhiyan'.


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