KHAMOSHI (1969)

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Hospital drama: A doctor in a mental hospital finds what appears to be a cure for a condition called "Acute Mania". The cure involves making the patient believe he is in love with the nurse who is helping with the cure. Unfortunately, the nurse actually falls in love with the patient and suffers terribly when he leaves the hospital, apparently cured, and marries someone else. When the same nurse is asked to fulfil the same role a second time she refuses; another nurse stands in but the cure won't work, and electric shock therapy is tried instead. The patient is badly affected and the original nurse takes pity, plays the healing role again and this time when the patient is cured is able to withdraw - but this the patient can't manage without her...

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