Published on 31 Jul 2014 | over 2 years ago
Aastha: In the Prison of Spring is a 1997 Bollywood film, The film went on to receive both critical as well as commercial success.
In the movie, Rekha had a controversial role of a married woman who turns into a prostitute, which was severely criticized by the audience.
Mansi and Amar have been married for years, and have a daughter by this marriage. Amar is employed full-time, while Mansi looks after the household chores and their daughter. Amar earns a steady income, which enables the family to live comfortably, but they cannot afford to be extravagant at all. One day while buying shoes for her daughter, Mansi realizes that shoes are really expensive, and wants to leave the store without purchasing them. Another woman customer named Reena offers to pay for the shoes, as she feels sorry for Mansi. Mansi reluctantly accepts Reena's offer to pay for the shoes, not realizing that Reena has paid for these shoes with a secret agenda that will take Mansi to a whole new world, and change her life forever.
Cast - Rekha, Om Puri, Dinesh Thakur, Navin Nischol, Sagar Arya,Daisy irani, Shruti patel, Konica bajpai, Navin Patel, Priti mathur, Meenakshi pande, Nandu
Director - Basu Bhattacharya, Producer: Basu Bhattacharya
Singers: Sadhana Sargam, Ram Shanker, Sriradha Banerjee
Music - Shaarang Dev, Lyrics: Gulzar, Release - 1997