A lotus blooms in murky waters. Pushpa’s life symbolises this nugget of wisdom. The legendary Shakti Samanta’s Amar Prem, the 1972 Hindi film set in 1950s Bengal, begins with a shattered Pushpa returning to her village. Doli mein bithaye ke kahar depicts her plight. Beete din khushiyon ke chaar, dekhe dukh man ko hazaar; that