By Square on the Hypotenuse(19 Dec 2009)
Example of an ideal couple was Shatadal (Uttam) and Madhuri(Arundhuti). While Shatadal was working with Archaeological Department, Madhuri was a school teacher. She was s lady with a will and mind of her own. They were deeply in love with each other. Yet unseen by the outside world, tensions were building up in their family. Madhuri is incapable of bearing a child, while Shatadal was very much fond of childen. This difference preys on both Madhuri and Shatadal's mind. With time, the strong egos of both of them come into conflict, until one day, even their love for each other could not save their marriage.
They separate, rather than continuing a relationship that is rapidly becoming unberable to both. Seven years later, they meet by chance at a railway station. They have a few hours to kill and as they talk about their separate lives, they realise that both have not remarried and that neither can forget each other. They have clung to their reminiscences and their hearts have grown fonder in the separation.
There is nothing to stop them from reuniting. Yet, when the thought occurs, they find the bitterness of parting and the distance in their relationship is unbridgeable. Like the up and down trains, they meet only to go their separate ways ...