Ek Duuje Ke Liye
(1981) is a Hindi
movie directed by K. Balachander
, starring Kamal Haasan
, Rati Agnihotri
. It was a remake of the Telugu
movie Maro Charithra
. The film was labeled a "blockbuster" at the box office in 1981, earning a total of in box office receipts.
The movie is about the love between a Tamil man, Vasu (Kamal Hasan
) and a North-Indian woman, Sapna (Rati Agnihotri
), who are neighbours in (Goa
). They come from totally different backgrounds and can hardly speak each other's language. Their parents despise each other and there are regular skirmishes for various reasons. When Vasu and Sapna admit their love there is chaos in their homes and their parents totally reject the idea.
As a ploy to separate the lovers, their parents impose a condition that Vasu and Sapna should stay away from each other for a year, and after such a period if they still want to get together they can get married. Also, during the period there should be no contact between them whatsoever. Vasu and Sapna agree to the condition and decide to separate.
Vasu moves to Hyderabad
, and they both initially suffer a lot being unable to tolerate the separation. Vasu then meets Sandhya (Madhavi
), a widow who teaches him Hindi
. Meanwhile, Sapna's mother brings a family friend's son, Chakram (Rakesh Bedi
) to Goa to distract Sapna from her devotion to Vasu, but she is not impressed. At a chance meeting in Mangalore, Chakram lies to Vasu that Sapna has agreed to... Read More