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Ishwar is a simple-minded and honest young man, devout and religious, he cares for everybody. He meets with a young widow with a son and marries her. This story is about him and his trials and triumphs.
Sharda and her sister Poornima alias Nima live with their widowed father. Since both have come of age, he first arranges Sharda's marriage with a businessman named Balraj Kohli. Subsequently, Poornima also marries a wealthy young man. But fate has other plans for Nima, for her husband tragically passes away in an accident, leaving her widowed. When Sharda sees her sister in a widow's garb, she loses her mental balance and is institutionalized in Pune Mental Hospital. After approximately 14 years, an inmate strikes Sharda on her head, she loses consciousness for several days. When she regains her senses, she remembers everything that happened 14 years ago, but is unable to recollect her life in the mental hospital. Her treating psychiatrist is ready to discharge her to the care of her husband and her family. Sharda comes home, everything is about the same, except that her son, Sagar, has grown up and is about to be engaged to Sarita Sethi, and Nima still wears a widow's garb. A few ... Written by
This is an excellent movie - Story of love and circumstances!
There are no villains and no heroes. Circumstances have dictated their lives as is in any real life. This may be one of Rekha's best movies. She just looked like a million bucks and acted like an Oscar winner. Not only Rekha but the entire cast lived in the film (I wish they could have selected different kid). I especially enjoyed not having "specialty comic relief nonsense" that Indian movies can't do without. Delicate story line told in a no nonsense manner. Screen play is Gulzarish, with heart poured out in every dialogue -- nonfilmi dialogue. Gulzar's lyrics enhance the mediocre music. The title song (not the tune) is just great. But then this movie is not about the songs, it is all about feelings and how each character expressed them in their own special way. A must see.
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