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Ganga Singh lives near Gangotri with her brother, Karam. One day she comes to the assistance of a young man, Narendra Sahay, who has come with a group of Calcutta-based college students to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajiv Kapoor ...
Narendra "Naren" Sahay
Divya Rana ...
Radha B. Choudhary
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Kunj Bihari (as Saeed Jaffry)
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Jeeva Sahay
Raza Murad ...
Bhagwat Choudhary
Sushma Seth ...
Mrs. Sahay (as Shushma Seth)
Trilok Kapoor ...
Professor
Krishan Dhawan ...
Manilal
Vishwa Mehra ...
Postbabu (as Wishwa Mehra)
Urmila Bhatt ...
Rajeshwaribai
Gita Siddharth ...
Mrs. J. Sahai
A.K. Hangal ...
Brij Kishore
Gautam Sarin ...
Naren's fellow student
Monty Nath ...
Naren's fellow student who lost his watch (as Monty)
Kamaldeep ...
Chamanlal (as Kamal Deep)
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Ganga Singh lives near Gangotri with her brother, Karam. One day she comes to the assistance of a young man, Narendra Sahay, who has come with a group of Calcutta-based college students to study the source of the holy river Ganga, and to get some holy water for his wheelchair-bound paternal grandma. Both are attracted to each other, and on the next Puran Mashi get married, and spend the night in close intimacy. Narendra leaves, but promises Ganga that he will be back soon. Months go by, but he does not return. She gives birth to a son, and as soon she is able to, she starts her journey to Alipor, Calcutta, to confront Narendra and ensure a better future for their son. At Rishikesh she is exploited by two women and a man, escapes and takes shelter in a crematorium. Then at Banaras, she is molested by a Pandit, rescued by the police and given a ticket to Calcutta. When she alights en-route to get water for her baby, the train leaves, and she falls into the clutches of a Manilal who ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Same old.
12 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Typical bollywood love story. Girl meets guy, meet the parents, there's trouble, a bad patch, the struggle, the heroism and then a happy ending, oh and not to forget the dancing and singing.

The nudity side of things was simple and did'n'y need to be in the film. there are certain situations where you can understand why it is needed but in this case they could have done the standard skin tight sari's and clothes and still got away with it.

Nudity in films is not a big issue these days...well, in Hollywood, but bollywood, film makers need to be abit careful on their target audience. the younger generation would have an open mind and will be more susceptible to this but the older and the majority of the target audience for bollwood films would not be.

I personally don't mind the nudity. :)


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