Aradhana (Worship) is a 1969 Bollywood film starring Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna. It is a remake of the Hollywood film To Each His Own, a 1946 movie.
The story opens against the backdrop of idyllic hilly terrain with airforce officer Arun (Rajesh Khanna) crooning "Mere sapno ki rani" atop an open jeep, while Vandana (Sharmila Tagore) demurely sneaks glances at him from a mini train. After a brief romance, they have a secret wedding.
Soon afterwards, Arun dies in an air crash leaving behind a heartbroken and pregnant Vandana. His family refuses to accept the unwed mother-to-be since her marriage with Arun is never formalised. Vandana is finally forced to let a childless couple adopt her newborn son, Suraj. But determined to be a part of his life, she accepts the responsibility of becoming his nanny.
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