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Kartar Singh: The Forbidden Love !

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“We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied to us” ~ Francois Rabelais . The above quote aptly describes  Kartar’s  current state of mind wherein nothing and no one matters to him other than  Ratan . I for one strongly believe that  “Love”  not only brings out the best in an individual, but at times also triggers the worst. It’s a very strong emotion and often paves way for negative feelings such as jealousy, suspicion, and obsession. Unlike the mind, the heart knows no logic and hence it fails to differentiate between what’s right and wrong. Gurpreet’s  world falls apart when  Kartar  confesses his feelings for Ratan in front of Chaiji. He even turns a deaf year to Chaiji’s warnings. She is shocked at Kartar’s audacity when he tells Chaiji  “aap shayad bhool rahi ho hamare pind main ek pratha hai jahan parjai par chadar chadhakar usey apnaya ja sakta hai.”  A tradition that was put into practice for the well-being of a woman, today has given