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Ek Chadar Maili Si (Literal translation: A Dirty Bedsheet ) is a 1986 Hindi film, directed by Sukhwant Dada, and is an adaptation of Rajinder Singh Bedi’s classic Urdu novella, by the name. This novel won the 1965 Sahitya Akademi Award, and is considered author’s finest work. It translated into English as “I Take This Woman”. The book was later translated into Hindi, Kashmiri and Bengali.

Ek Chadar Maili Si

Ek Chadar Maili Si

The film  stars Hema Malini, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rishi Kapoor and Poonam Dhillon in lead roles. The film is known for its performances by its lead cast and cinematography by Shahji N. Karun.

Rajinder Singh Bedi had wanted to make this film himself in the 1960s, with Geeta Bali and Dharmendra in the lead, but with the death of Geeta Bali the project was shelved.

You can watch the entire film online: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HwuhOgtkuE