Masoom (1983)

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Masoom (Hindi: मासूम, Meaning: "The Innocent") is a 1983 Indian film and first directorial venture of critically acclaimed director Shekhar Kapur. The film is a coming-of-age story starring Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi in lead roles along with Tanuja, Supriya Pathak and Saeed Jaffrey. Film also features Jugal Hansraj, Aradhana and Urmila Matondkar as child actors. The screenplay, dialogues and lyrics are written by Gulzar and the music is contributed by R.D. Burman. The plot was broadly based on Man, Woman and Child written by Erich Segal. Shekhar Kapur the director of the movie went on to make several other internationally acclaimed movies in the future like, Bandit Queen and Elizabeth. Indu (played by Shabana Azmi) and DK (played by Naseeruddin Shah) have a happy marriage and have 2 daughters - Pinky & Minni. The tranquility of their life is shattered when DK receives word that he has a son - from a short-term affair with Bhavana (played by Supriya Pathak) during his visit to Nainital when his wife Indu was about to give birth to their first child Pinky. Bhavana did not tell DK about this since she did not want to disturb DK's life.

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