Kolkata: Kolkata Police uses iconic Saptapadi scene to spread road safety awareness.The initiative by Kolkata Police is part of ‘Safe Drive Save Live’ campaign launched by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in July, 2016.
The scene featuring the immortal romantic pair of Bengali Cinema Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen, riding on a motorcycle and singing ei path jodi na sesh hoy in the film Saptapadi, is still as popular as it was five decades ago.
The Kolkata Police didn’t make any delay in making use of the evergreen scene, in which Uttam Kumar is riding a motorcycle with Suchitra Sen as pillion rider, to reach people of all ages with the message of “Safe Drive Save Life”.
In Kolkata Police’s Twitter account, a picture of the famous scene was posted, showing Uttar Kumar saying ei poth jodi na sesh hoy. In reply Suchitra Sen says duto helmet hole besh hoy.