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 ...
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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
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a movie ahead of its time...in terms of sex in Indian cinema
this movie could be called a typical Indian love story...rich boy poor girl, cannot marry! but at the time of the release created a lot of controversy simply because of the sexual content in the movie.
simple acts such as a mother breast feeding her baby were frowned upon which showed that the Indian public was not ready for such boldness just yet. in another scene the lead actress was shown bathing under a waterfall...in a flimsy white sari and nothing underneath. this was typical of the director Raj Kapoor who wanted his actresses to look glamorous i.e. sex symbols.
I will not take anything away from the movie in terms of acting as every one did a superb job.
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