|Directed by||Ketan Mehta|
|Produced by||Ketan Mehta|
|Written by||Sitanshu Yashaschandra(screenplay)
Ketan Mehta (screenplay)
Hriday Lani (dialogue)
Gulan Kriplani (Maya's monologues)
|Based on||Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert|
|Music by||Hridayanath Mangeshkar
|Edited by||Renu Saluja|
|Release date(s)||2 July 1993|
Maya Memsaab (Hindi: माया मेमसाब, Urdu: مایا میم صاحب), also known as Maya and Maya: The Enchanting Illusion in English) is a 1993 Hindi film directed by Ketan Mehta. The film is based on Gustave Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary.
Young, beautiful and intelligent Maya (Deepa Sahi) lives with her father in a palatial mansion in rural India. When her father suffers stroke, she calls for local Dr.Charu Das, who arrives on his bicycle and prescribes treatment for her dad. He comes pretty often, more on the pretext of seeing her, then her dad. Eventually they get married. Years pass by and Charu is busy engrossed in treating patients, leaving Maya alone to ponder her own fate and life. And it is not long before a young man named Rudra enters her life and an affair follows. This does not last long, as a much younger man Lalit (Shah Rukh Khan), now enters her life and begins another passionate affair. But again, Maya is not satisfied as she longs for more bodily needs and it is perhaps this that leads to her sudden death leaving two investigators to probe who or what really killed Maya.
The movie has a controversial topless scene of Deepa Sahi which was cut from the theatrical release version due to objection from the censor board.
- Deepa Sahi as Maya
- Farooque Shaikh as Dr. Charu Das
- Raj Babbar as Rudra
- Shahrukh Khan as Lalit
- Paresh Rawal as Lalaji
|1.||"Chhaya Jagi"||Hridayanath Mangeshkar|
|2.||"Ek Haseen Nigah Ka"||Kumar Sanu|
|3.||"Khud Se Baatein"||Lata Mangeshkar|
|4.||"Mere Sarahane Jalao Sapne"||Lata Mangeshkar|
|5.||"O Dil Banjare"||Lata Mangeshkar|
|6.||"Yeh Shehar Bada"||Lata Mangeshkar|