Satyam Shivam Sundaram

Satyam Shivam Sundaram

Satyam Shivam Sundaram is a 1978 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film produced and directed by Raj Kapoor and written by Jainendra Jain, starring Shashi Kapoor and Zeenat Aman. The film's original soundtrack was composed by Laxmikant–Pyarelal. It is a social drama about the differences between physical and spiritual love. Satyam Shivam Sundaram was released on 24 March 1978 on the day of Holi.


The story is set in a village where Roopa lives with her father, the village priest. As a young child, the right side of Roopa's face and neck were burned by a pot of boiling oil, leaving part of her face disfigured. Henceforth, Roopa keeps her right cheek hidden under the veil of her sari. Despite the terrible accident, Roopa remains religious and goes to the village temple daily, singing hymns and devotional songs.

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    director Raj Kapoor
    editor Raj Kapoor
    genre drama social
    keywords break drown force love open permission to marry sing wed
    musicBy Laxmikant-Pyarelal
    producer Raj Kapoor
    productionCompany R. K. Studio
    publisher Shemaroo Video Pvt. Ltd.
    theme romantic drama