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Thakur Rajnath Singh Chouhan, an aristocrat loves dearly a former prostitute, Tulsi and wishes to marry her. His mother vehemently opposes the alliance. In a spirit of self denial, Tulsi pressurizes Thakur Rajnath to marry the aristocratic Sanjukta, his mother's choice. Thakur Rajnath marries Sanjukta but his heart is pledged to Tulsi. Sanjukta learns of Tulsi's existence and after a confrontation Tulsi agrees to remove herself from the scene. A son Ajay was born and Tulsi dies. Sajnjukta realizes the enormity of Tulsi's sacrifices and pledges to deliver justice to her husband's illegitimate son, even after the accidental demise of Rajnath. Pratap, the son of Sanjukta and Rajnath grows up to be a dissolute spendthrift, frequenting a house of ill repute and flirting with the women of the village. Enter Ajay, now grown up into a personable and competent man; Sanjukta gives him all the love, respect and trust given to a first born. She is utterly shocked to see proof that Ajay has been ... Written by
What a wonderful film by Raj Khosla! No doubt Raj Khosla made Nutan and Asha Parekh perform so marvelously that both of them gave their best in the film. Thus Nutan won the FilmFare Award for Best Actress and Asha Parekh was only nominated for Best Supporting Actress. Dr. Rahi Masoom Reza penned excellent dialogues. He also won Filmfare for Best Dialogue. Raj Khosla won Best Film Award too. Only music was remaining for this flick but Raj Kapoor's Satyam Shivam Sundaram also released in 1978 and it had much better soundtrack so it couldn't win Best Music Director Award for Laxmikant Pyarelal. The song "Main Tulsi Tere Aagan Ki Koi Nahin Mein Tere Saajan Ki" is the soul of the entire story. Anand Bakshi penned the lyrics so carefully that each word and simile used compliment the story. Other song "Chhaap Tilak Sab Cheeni Moh Se Naina Milaike" was Ammer Khusroo's song but Raj Kholsa always had Folk song in his movie such as "Bindya Chamkegi" in Do Raaste (1969). So this too had its Folk song which was by Ammer Khusroo. However Anand Bakshi wrote it nicely so its grace wasn't lost. Lata Mangeshkar gave her best for Laxmikant Pyarelal's music as always she did.
Coming back to movie the performance of Vinod Khanna and Vijay Anand is also nice. The way Raj Khosla portrayed Thakurs was distinctive. Screenplay and Editing were too good which never dragged the movie. I would rate as 10/10 as there are no obvious flaws and imperfection in direction and production. One must watch it!!
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