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.
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This movie was phenomenally successful both commercially and critically, winning many awards and accolades including the 1971 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi: Hrishikesh Mukherjee, N. C. Sippy. Read More