Silsila is a Bollywood hit movie in 1981 which was produced, directed and written by Yash Chopra. Amitabh, Jaya Bachchan, Rekha and Shashi Kapoor played the lead roles. Hari Prasad Chaurasia who is famous with his flute music albums gave music to this film with Shiv Kumar Sharma.
This is a family drama. About two orphan guys Amit Malhotra (Amitabh Bachchan), Shekhar Molhotra(Sashi Kapoor) who face many struggles in their childhood. Shekhar enters into Air Force and Amit turns into a writer. Shekhar plans to marry Shobha (Jaya Bachchan).
Amit falls for Chandini (Rekha). Shekhar passes away in an accident. When Amit comes to know the fact that Shobha is pregnant because of his brother he marries her. Chandini leaves him and marries Dr V.K.Anand (Sanjeev Kumar). But later Amit starts an affair with Chandini.
Movie runs in different phases. Yash Chopra concentrated mostly on dialogues and some heart touching dialogues are there in this movie.
Some of the famous dialogues from this movie
"IIjate daulate,shaurate sabhi kuch milta hai lekin pyar kabhi nahi milta".
"majboor ye hala"
Mai aur meri tanhaai - aksar ye baatein karte hai...."
"mein aur meri tanhayi askar yeh baatien"
"Mein aur meri thanhayee aksar yeh baate karte hain.. tum hoti to aisa hota, tum hoti to waisa hota. Tum yeh kehti, tum is baat paar kitna hasti. Mein aur meri thanhayee aksar yeh baatein karte hain"