aden with laughs, this bitter-sweet slice-of-life drama evocatively depicts the story of a man with a terminal disease.
This inspiring saga begins with Dr Bhaksar winning a literary prize for his book about a patient called Anand. The rest is flashback. Anand, the title character, is suffering from lymphosarcoma of the intestine. He, however appears to be cheerful on the outside and is determined to extract as much pleasure from his remaining lifespan as is possible.
Dr. Bhaskar, his physician tends to Anand in his last days. This touching tale expresses the view that the body may perish, but Anand leaves behind a legacy of joy and the celebration of life that is inexhaustible and immortal.
Did you know?
The character of Anand was inspired by Raj Kapoor, who used to call Hrishikesh Mukherjee "Babu Moshay" when he started his career with him as an editor. It is believed that Mukherjee wrote the film when once Raj Kapoor was seriously ill and Mukherjee thought that he may die. This film is dedicated to "Raj Kapoor and the people of Bombay". Read More