Directed by: Shakti Samanta
Actors: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Farida Jalal
Language: Hindi (English subs)
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Description: Gallant co-pilot Arun is having a sexual relationship with his girlfriend Vandana, and both love each other. Very soon she gets pregnant. They decided to provide a peaceful wedding marriage, after which he leaves to the work in another country. Regretfully, but Arun was murdered, and Vandana was not able to encourage someone regarding her wedding with him. She brings into this world a baby boy, whom the girl should set in an orphans’ asylum, and then take up when her financial situation shall be better. Sadly for her, but the kid was already adopted by another family. She manages to find them, and get a work in their house as a babysitter.
The movie “Aradhana” is either an interesting and touching picture. It drama, love, feelings and devotion, but most significantly it is more about the compromise of a mother for her baby. The movie is still generally known as one of the best classics of traditional Hindi cinema, and it’s really obvious why.