Asit Sen's classic Bengali film DWEEP JELE JAI (1959) brought us the legendary song Ei Raat Tomaar Amaar (Ei Raat Tomar Amar Nostalgia MP3 download) from music director Hemanta Mukherjee. The song endears as one of the all-time top subtly sensuous romantic hits of India.
Heroine Suchitra Sen plays Radha - a nurse in a mental health facility that strives to cure patients by assigning nurses to become emotional partners of the afflicted. Radha is assigned to Tapash, played by Basanta Choudhury, and Radha is unable to maintain her professional detachment and just act as a romantic / emotional partner of the mentally ill Tapash.
As a psychological drama, DEEP JWELE JAI perhaps remains unmatched in intensity.
Asit Sen remade the film in Hindi with the title KHAMOSHI (1969) [Platinum-series DVD Release] starring Waheeda Rehman, Rajesh Khanna and Dharmendra. It was also remade in Telugu as Chivaraku Migiledi starring Savitri.
In 2005, director Priyadarshan made Kyon Ki [DVD Release] adapted from the original DEEP JELE JAI, starring Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rimi Sen, Jackie Shroff, Om Puri and Sunil Shetty.
Pahadi Sanyal played the Psychiatrist-in-chief of the mental facility, and Anil Chatterjee played another patient. Other important roles were played by Tulsi Chakraborty, Namita Sinha, Kajari Guha, Chandrabati Devi, Dilip Choudhury and Shyam Laha.
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