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Adam and Eve animated in a Hindi film (1978)

Alif naked Adam and Eve running in slo-mo to a hindi song with alif naked little fairies buzzing all around them.


The story of Adam aur Hauwa told in the animated title sequence of Hindi film "Pati Patni aur Woh", released 1978. This B.R Chopra film, scripted by acclaimed Hindi writer Kamleshwar, was a comedy themed on the idea of "seven year itch". According to this film's title sequence, the forbidden apple means the other woman. Wonder how this sequence passed India's film censor board. 1978 may provide the answer. End of Emergency brought in a new sense of freedom.

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  1. My experiments with culture continue. Youtube is warning me they will ban my account for spreading 'nudity or sexual content'. One can't really explain to them that anything ever produced by BR Chopra could never be considered inappropriate in India, and certainly never an animated clip on a biblical story.

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