Now things are different. I can watch films anytime of the day. Well, maybe not just anytime, because there are still scores of chores to do. But what's the harm in thinking so! At least, I do not have to shun the films for some examinations!
Anyways, so yesterday I completed my watching of Sunny. Well, and I do have some observations to put across about the 1984 film. I had completely forgotten that this was directed by Raj Khosla. So, when yesterday I saw the director's name on the screen I let out a surprised gasp. Yes, I sat down expecting quite a film. Because I am immensely fond of Khosla's repertoire. Almost all his films are good to watch, especially the thrillers and the family dramas. Well, he missed it sometimes. But on the whole this man knew his art. And even in Sunny, the director starts off rather boldly.
He pleads with Sitara to not shun him but the woman is determined. This decision of hers breaks Inderjeet's heart and he takes off on his plane, flies riskily and crashes to his death. It's interesting how Gayatri reacts to the news if her husband's death. She does not break down. She just appears shocked. Perhaps, this is Khosla's way of showing that here is a tough woman who has to pick up the pieces of her life from here. She has to battle it out alone. I would say that Gayatri is a very tough woman, so much so that she might appear a bit emotionless. She takes up the reigns of the company and gets down to business instantly.
In Shimla, she takes care of Sitara day and night. But after the baby is born, she informs the weak mother that the baby was stillborn, obviously a big lie. She leaves Sitara to lick her own wounds and returns to her city with the baby, calling him her own. All ties are negated between Inderjeet's widow and his unfortunate mistress.