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Aap Ke Sath (1986)

  • Release Date04/03/1986
  • GenreDrama
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time136 mins
  • Length3806.65 meters
  • Number of Reels15 reels
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-6723-MUM
  • Certificate Date04/03/1986
  • Shooting LocationFilm City-Set Enterpreises P.Ltd. Mehboob Studios - Chandivili Outdoor

This is a love story-rather two love stories, flaming tales of emotions and sacrifice.

Elder brother Ashok and younger Vimal find their love paths hopeless crossed. Ashok once fell in love with a village girl GAnga and Vimal now falls in love with an orphan city girl Deepa who managing a charitable house for old people known as 'Bridhashram'. The two brothers have an old friend, philosopher and guide-their loving grandfather who is affectionately known as K.K.

K.K. selects Deepa to be a bride for his elder grandson Ashok who still carries the memory of Ganga whom he had once loved and had become a victim of the village Zamindar Parsa's intrigue. However, Ashok wrongly believes that Ganga betrayed him. On persuassion of his grandfather and deeply impressed by her charm and innocence Ashok finally agrees to marry Deepa who incidentally is absolutely unaware of the decisions being taken about her life.

During a trip to a hill station with grandfather, Vimal who was till then a playboy flirting with girls, falls in love with Deepa not knowing that she is the same girl to whom his brother Ashok's marriage is being planned by this grandfather.

Vimal loves his brother Ashok so much that he can do any sacrifice for his happiness. So when Vimal comes to know the truth he tries to remove himself from Deepa's heart by getting drunk and insulting her so that she should hate him and consent to marry his elder brother Ashok.

One day, while he is driving in a drunken state, Vimal meets with an accident. He is rescued by Ganga who takes him to her home a singing girls 'Kotha', she does not tell him that she is the same girl who once loved and still loves his elder brother Ashok.

Vimal stages an act with the help of Ganga to convince his grandfather that he is now actually involved with Ganga so that Deepa should marry Ashok. But when Ashok comes to know that his brother is in love with a nautch girl, he rushes to the Kotha to rescue Vimal from a girl of disrepute. Ashok is shocked to find that the girl is none else than Ganga whom he had himself always loved. His deep rooted hatred for Ganga turns into sympathy and love when he learns the truth about Ganga's innocence and sacrifice. It is too late because the villainous Zamindar Parsa abducts Deepa to take revenge from Ganga. The narration from his point leads to action-packed climax which ends into emotional culmination, which should be better watched on the screen.

(From the official press booklet)



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