|Directed by||Esmayeel Shroff|
|Produced by||Sibte Hassan Rizvi|
|Starring|| Shammi Kapoor |
Ahista Ahista (Hindi : आहिस्ता आहिस्ता, Urdu : آہستہ آہستہ, translation: Slowly Slowly) is a Hindi language film released in October, 1981. The film stars Shammi Kapoor, Nanda, Kunal Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Shashikala, Ashalata Wabgaonkar and Rehman . The music was the highlight of this film. 'Kabhi Kisi Ko Muqammal Jahan Nahin Milta' (Twice), 'Maana Teri Nazar Mein', 'Bin Bulaaye Hum Chale Aaye' and 'Nazar Se Phool Chunti Hai Nazar' were welcomed by the music lovers. This film is remake of the Kannada film Gejje Pooje directed by Puttanna Kanagal in 1969.
Courtesan Madame Subbalaxmi heads a household where men are not born, but are welcome. Women are not welcome, but their birth is. Subbalaxmi is thrilled when her protégé, Sangeeta, gives birth to a baby girl, who they name Chandra. Shortly thereafter they relocate to a small community. Sangeeta wants Chandra to study, and she is allowed to do so. Chandra meets her neighbor, Kunal, and their family, and is welcomed by them. Problems arise when Kunal and Chandra fall in love, as neither Kunal's family, nor Chandra's courtesan family will permit this marriage.
Only time will tell if Chandra's fate is to be the same as other courtesans.
|"Kabhi Kisiko Muqammal Jahan" (Male)||Bhupinder Singh|
|"Kabhi Kisiko Muqammal Jahan" (Female)||Asha Bhosle|
|"Bin Bulaaye Hum Chale Aaye"||Asha Bhosle|
|"Jab Koi Khwab Chamakta Hai"||Asha Bhosle|
|"Humko Mile Tum, Tumko Mile Hum"||Asha Bhosle, Anwar|
|"Nazar Se Phool Chunti Hai Nazar"||Asha Bhosle, Anwar|
|"Kayi Saal Pehle"||Asha Bhosle, Anwar|
|"Maana Teri Nazar Ne"||Sulakshana Pandit|
|Year||Nominee / work||Award||Result|
|29th Filmfare Awards||Nanda||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|Padmini Kolhapure||Filmfare Special Performance Award||Won|
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