1942 – A Love Story is arguably, one of RD’s best albums, if not legendary. Although, there are few low points in the album, 4 out of 7 is not all that bad, especially when those 4 are among the best ever compositions by the composer. It’s unfortunate that the composer didn’t live long enough to receive his third Filmfare Award for Best Music.
Oh, there was that another purchase in January I forgot to mention (sic). This one purchase cost me a whopping 1800 bucks! But it’s totally worth it! I’m proud I was able to lay my hands on this last stock available at that store in Malleswaram.
But, what I wrote there was reaction. What I’m writing now is not only an afterthought but also a well conducted post-mortem of thoughts and feelings on why the movie worked so well for me.
(+) Just about everything
(-) It’s not reaching the masses. Wish it was dubbed in every dialect.
Don’t paint the film with feminism. It’s not feminism. It’s not anti-chauvinism. It’s humanism.