sambandh (1969) – of true and false relationships

Spurred on by Memsaab and Todd‘s posts on ‘Jalte Badan’, I decided to watch ‘Sambandh’. Deb Mukherjee looked sufficiently debauched on the VCD cover. An orange haired Deb Mukherjee runs across a tea estate, greeting workers. The supervisor (Janaki Das) offers a girl to him. Deb Mukherjee leers at him, and I rub my hands together in anticipation. But it turns out that Deb is … Continue reading sambandh (1969) – of true and false relationships

julie (1975) – that time is fleeting, time is fleeting, time is fleeting

‘Julie‘ was released in 1975. I was 10, and definitely not allowed into an adult movie, which its poster alone loudly proclaimed it to be. But what could stop the songs from reaching us? ‘My heart is beating, keeps on repeating, I am waiting for you’ was the rage for years, helped along by its singer, Preeti Sagar appearing on Doordarshan regularly, and singing it. … Continue reading julie (1975) – that time is fleeting, time is fleeting, time is fleeting