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Mandakini had a Great Bath

"...so the wretched infidel gazes himself blind at the monumental white shroud that wraps all the prospect around him"

Whiteness, Herman Melville from Moby Dick, 1851

Mandakini's great bath in Raj Kapoor's Ram Teri Ganga Maili

"This is arguably the best waterfall shot I have ever seen outside of those long-winded and half-assed documentaries on the rain forests of Java. Miss Mandakini's *its have been used with charming ambience to optimize and enhance the subtle play of light and shade which is so necessary but generally overlooked in outdoor shooting by most except the greatest of directors. I would personally recommend them to anyone who still cares about our diminishing ozone layer. Indian cinema has at last come of age and in the future we can perhaps hope to see more and more films on the Gangetic delta and the Deccan plateau starring Miss Mandakini's bell*, bu***cks and *highs." ~ American film critic Pauline Kael.

Mandakini shot by J. P Singhal in his signature tribal style

Mandakini with D

Later, Mandakini with another D


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Image: Original was on the cover of Filmfare magazine in April 1985 for the story Wet dream: the selling of Mandakini.
Pauline Kael quote (unverified, unverifiable) comes from an article published in Filmfare from year 1988.

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