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Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime (1978)

Rupa (Zeenat Aman) grew up being cursed as "unlucky" in the village she was born in. Her mother died during childbirth. Then a kitchen accident leaves half her face disfigured. This is an ... See full summary »

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... Ranjeev
... Rupa
... Pandit Shyam Sunder (as Kanhaiyalal)
... Bansi (Rupa's uncle)
... Bade Babu (as David)
Hari Shivdasani ... Chief Engineer
... Bade Babu's Wife
Sheetal ... Champa
... Young Rupa (as Baby Padmini)
Baby Komal
... Fat Lady
Vishwa Mehra ... Jai Singh
Mansaram
H.L. Pardesi ... (as Pardesi)
Ram Shastri ... (as Shriram Shastry)
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Rupa (Zeenat Aman) grew up being cursed as "unlucky" in the village she was born in. Her mother died during childbirth. Then a kitchen accident leaves half her face disfigured. This is an artistic exploration of beauty and disfigurement, society's values and more importantly how a girl, teenager and a bride was treated during the times. Rajeev (Shashi Kapoor) the stereotype male engineer falls in love with the Rupa who has a divine singing voice, and the unscarred left cheek. When he sees the scarred cheek, after marriage, he heads off into a tizzy and continues nightly dalliance with his mistress - the beautiful cheek. Little does he realize that his wife and mistress are two faces of the same person. Written by MG Gopalan

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22 March 1978 (India)  »

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Shashi kapoor was very busy in those days, raj kapoor was getting problems to get his dates, so raj kapoor called shashi ' taxi '. See more »

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Referenced in Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981) See more »

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Yashomati Maiya Se Bole Nandlala - Part 2
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
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Its fantastic
9 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

The movie is fantastic guys. The first scene of the movie shows a stone lying there, a voice comes from the backstage saying "What do u think about this thing(stone), a stone??". After that it shows some people coming and offering prayers to it. Now again a sound comes asking" What now?? A God?" There are different ways to interpret any thing lying around u.

The movie literally means Satya- Truth Shivam- Pure Sundaram- Beauty.

At last the girl says" Satya na jana, Shiv ko na mana aur Sundarta na pehchana" That means Couldnot understand truth, Couldn't believe God, And couldn't recognize beauty. What a superb start and end. Its worth watching


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