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Pyar Jhukta Nahin (1985)

  • Release Date11/01/1985
  • GenreRomance
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time138 min
  • Length3992.88 meters
  • Number of Reels16 reels
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number95973
  • Certificate Date11/12/1984

Ajay Khanna is a press-photographer on the lookout for scoops-disturbing pictures. During one such risky assignment he rescues Preeti from the jaws of death—an act which kindles a passionate bond between them. But the gilt-edged society that Preeti belongs to, strongly objects to this one-sided social affair and decides to marry Preeti off to a wealthy man’s son.

But Ajay and Preeti are defiant. They elope in full sight of the latter’s father and get married in their love-nest. Their honeymoon too is an usnual one with Ajay covering the winter sports for his magazine. In the heights of the icy mountains, they pledge to have a child as a monument to their love.

Preeti’s attempts to bridge the gap between her husband and her parents are offset by her father’s decision to raise Ajay’s social status by financing his sports magazine. This hurts the working man’s pride which was further ridiculed by Preeti’s relatives who added insult to injury at a social gathering where Ajay is present.

Ajay’s retaliation hurts Preeti who prefers to stay back with her parents and await Ajay’s return to fetch her back. Ajay’s ego too was stubborn and the chasm between the two is created.

Preeti’s father suggests a divorce and even an abortion of the child in Preeti’s womb.

Did Preeti and Ajay ever reconcile…if so how? …what happened to the child whom they had yearned for? … would the gap between two social strate ever be bridged…would their defiant love continue to rise and refuse to bow to the forces of destiny?

PYAR JHUKTA NAHIN is the heart-throbbing answer.

(From the official press booklet)