By Dipen Guha(08 Sep 2009)
In 1978, "Pati Patni Aur Woh" appeared, a film made by B. R. Chopra and starring Sanjeev Kumar, Vidya Sinha and Ranjita. Treating adultery in a somewhat cavalier fashion, it is more concerned with the generalization that a woman's commitment to her husband is total, whwewas a man's is not--a notion that is a source of tension in a society caught between modernism and tradition. It is this theme that gave to the film a certain kind of relevance.
The film presents the hero having extra-marital relations with his secretary. While there are allusions in this to the typical ... » read more