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Ijaazat (1987)

| Drama, Musical, Romance
Mahendra is in love with Maya and would like to marry her. But Maya is a woman of the 20th century, who does not believe in marriage, but would like to continue having a relationship. ... See full summary »

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... Sudha
... Mahinder
Anuradha Patel ... Maya
... Parvati (as Sulbha Deshpande)
Rita Rani Kaul
Ashok Mehta
Rajesh Bombaywala
Ashfaque Ahmed
Bhupinder Sharma
Sunil Advani
Bhaijee
Bhola
Monesh Prem
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Mahendra is in love with Maya and would like to marry her. But Maya is a woman of the 20th century, who does not believe in marriage, but would like to continue having a relationship. Mahendra's family pressures him into getting married, and he finally gives in and marries another woman by the name of Sudha. But Mahendra is unable to get Maya out of his mind, and his marriage with Sudha fails, and ends up with a formal separation. Years later, Mahendra and Sudha meet at a railway station, and both do remember each other, and share their experiences after their separation. There is one shocking experience that sudha does not share, but which Mahendra will find out soon. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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A cover version of "Mera Kuchh Saaman (Some Of My Things)" was in the album Asha Bhosle & Kronos Quartet,You Have Stolen My Heart,Song's From R.D. Burman's Bollywood. This album was released internationally. See more »

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Katra katra behti hai, katra katra jeene do
Sung by Asha Bhosle
Music by Rahul Dev Burman (as R D Burman)
Lyrics by Gulzar
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A great film
10 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

Ijaazat has a very real and wonderful story with absolutely excellent performances by Rekha and Naseeruddin Shah, and superb direction by Gulzar. This film is highly recommended. One wonders where such talent lies today, films like this keep one living in the glorious past of Indian cinema.


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