By Subhash K Jha
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) The image of the coy beauty seated primly in a makeshift kotha singing "Raina beeti jaye" in Lata Mangeshkar's soulful voice pervades our senses as now. The gorgeous Sharmila Tagore, who played the prostitute in Shakti Samanta's "Amar Prem", is deeply grieved by the death of the maker of some of the most sensitive romantic cinema of the 1970s.
"Shaktida was very straightforward, very honest. He'd tell me what he wanted to in my face. No mincing of words. And he chain-smoked in that special style with the ciga