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‘Aandhi’ ( 1975, Movie review)

Aandhi is about Aarti (played by Suchitra Sen), a woman of strong character who has ambitions to become a politician like her dad. She falls for a common hotel manager named JK (played by Sanjeev Kumar), and decides to tie the knot with him, much to the displeasure of her father. After marriage, Aarti tries her best to balance between her political work and responsibility as a wife/mother. However, as time goes by .. JK feels he becomes inferior to her even at home. Differences lead to intense arguments and subsequently to a break up. Many years later they meet again when she is already a big political leader. And a new relationship begins as they reminisce their life together…

The film is both a drama and a romance story, and one aspect that significantly contributes to this is RD Burman’s fantastic soundtrack. “Is Mod Pe Jaate Hain”, “Tum Aa Gaye Ho” are wonderful songs, but the one that makes the greatest impact is “Tere Bina Zindagi Se Joi”, for its melodious tunes, fantastic lyrics, but most importantly for the amazing scenes it carries…

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About Raman Ramamurthy

I am a Management consultant, an avid reader, play Lawn tennis in my leisure time and love Music. Presently, I am settled in India along with my wife and my son.

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