"PRIYATAMA" is a poem of love. It starts with a lilting romance of two young people Dolly (Nitu Singh) and Ravi(Jeetendra) both living in Bombay. The sweetness and fragrance of their romance makes all their friends envious and happy. It is a group of mod-people with a mod out-look on life, prominent emongst whom are Vicky(Rakesh Roshan) and renu(asha Sachdev). Dolly is a mod girl but when it comes to marraige . She insists that the permission of her father Justice Shinha(Utpal Dutt) must be obtained. Justice Sinha is a retied Judge living at Bangalore in the old luxurious western style. He loves his daughter and respects her choice of her future partner. So when Ravi approaches him with the proposal , he readily agrees. He, however , ask Ravi a promise that afther both of them get married, Ravi will not do anything which may hurt his daughte in any way ,and both of them shall write him one letter every week so that he is satishfied that the promise guven is fulfilled. Ravi was deeply in love with Justice sinha's daughter and agrees to this request. Ravi and Doly get married and come back to Eombay to settle in their new married life . Everything was so rosy and beautiful . their honey-moon period was an affair to remember : and all friends were envious. Dolly and Ravi, the two young lovers, fully honoured their pledge with the old man by writing him a letter together and no problems. However , when the initial period of marital romance and love subsided, they came face to face with the hard realities of married life. The small adjustments and differences in vision and out-look stared raising their head. Trifle matters started drifting them apart. They could not go togetter and each of them stood on the wall of self ego': and the result was, they were separated. Dolly left home and went to live with her old room mate-Renu. Father was not informed but the judge was a farsighted man. He came to know the whole matter. he informed both of them that he is coming to Bombay for some medical check up. his made Dolly and ravi both panicky . On Ravi's part it was a breach of pledge. A compromise was made to save the situation . They decided to live together again for Two days, while Justice Sinha was at Bombay. Both of them go to the Airport. Judge Shaib is happy and comes home. These 2 days become a crucial rather period of their lives. They act and put up , as if nothing is wrong between them. Many satirical sisirical situation are created : and it is through that they may be exposed, but they manipulate and save the situation. Two days period is passed off and judge Sahib is going back to Bangalore. He has done nothing No lecture- No preaching He just brought them ogether and the result , they wished if judge Saheb's stay could be little prolonged. But, Judge Sahib is going back to Bangalore. Dolly and Ravi go to the Airport and seee him off. They come back and Dolly packs-up her luggage. Ravi is hoping against hope, that something may happen and she may not go. But she pack-up calls a taxi and goes away.. Ravi is all heart-broken, but suddenly she re-appears-not to compromise but to see has NOT forgotten anything. How this beautiful love story comes to a happy finale and the two lovers uninte is better to be seen on the written in words.
Starring Jeetendra, Neetu Singh, Rakesh Roshan
Director Basu Chatterjee