Directed by Girish Karnad
A 6th century
Sanskrit play is the basis for this tale of sexual and romantic
entanglements. A courtesan has an affair with a married man as royal
intrigue and jealousy play into their fates. A film notable for its highly
charged love scenes and popular songs. Starring Rekha, Shekhar Suman, Shashi
Kapoor and Amjad Khan. Hindi with English subtitles. 145 minutes.