MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 379 this week

Garam Masala (1972)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 44 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Lusty womanizer, army Captain Kishore, wants a gypsy dancer for himself, and is ready to kill anyone who tries to get in the way. But his plans are foiled when the woman kills herself, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (dialogue), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 100 titles
created 27 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 18 titles
created 19 Aug 2012
 
a list of 1038 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 198 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Garam Masala" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Garam Masala (1972)

Garam Masala (1972) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Garam Masala.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Trishul (1978)
Action | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Vijay Kumar is the illegitimate son of a construction baron, Raj Kumar Gupta and his first love, Shanti, whom he gives up in order to marry a wealthy heiress. Raj does not know of this son,... See full summary »

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjeev Kumar, Shashi Kapoor
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

One hundred years of Hindi cinema is celebrated in four short stories showcasing the power of film.

Directors: Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Rani Mukerji, Randeep Hooda, Saqib Saleem
Sholay (1975)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture him.

Director: Ramesh Sippy
Stars: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Harpreet Singh Bedi (Ranbir Kapoor) has just graduated, and his marks are, well, let's say a little embarrassing. But marks never stopped him from dreaming of an exciting and adventurous ... See full summary »

Director: Shimit Amin
Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Prem Chopra, Gauhar Khan
Bombay to Goa (1972)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

College student Mala has dreams of becoming a Bollywood movie actress; her dreams began materializing into reality when she is approached by Mr. Sharma and his assistant Mr. Verma who ... See full summary »

Director: S. Ramanathan
Stars: Mehmood, Aruna Irani, Amitabh Bachchan
Kaala Patthar (1979)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Being branded a coward for abandoning his ship full of over 300 passengers. Captain Vijay Pal Singh, is discharged from duty, humiliated by society and disowned by his parents. Feeling ... See full summary »

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Rakhee Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After the retirement of his dad, the onus is on Bharat to look after the Delhi-based family. He has two younger college-going brothers, Deepak and Vijay, and a sister of marriage age, Radha... See full summary »

Director: Manoj Kumar
Stars: Manoj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman
Gulaal (2009)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A law student witnesses the struggles of the Rajputs, deception, homicide, and crime after being elected as General Secretary of his college.

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Raj Singh Chaudhary, Jesse Randhawa
Benaam (1974)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After helping a stabbing victim to the hospital, a man begins to receive anonymous threats. The only way to save his wife and child is to unravel the mystery of the killer's identity.

Director: Narendra Bedi
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Moushumi Chatterjee, Satyendra Kapoor
Chupke Chupke (1975)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A newly wedded husband plays a practical joke on his wife's family with full support from his wife and friends.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan
Black Friday (2004)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen.

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava
Yaarana (1981)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Multi-millionaire Bishan Kumar and orphan Kishan are inseparable friends and live in the same house with Bishan's widowed mother and a maid servant. Bishan's father was responsible for the ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Kumar
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh, Tanuja
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Jugnu 'Garam Masala'
Mehmood ...
Rajkumar Suraj Kumar (as Mahmood)
Jeevan ...
Captain Kishore Chandra
Bindu ...
Neelima
Tun Tun ...
Queen Khatoria
Anwar Hussain ...
Hercules
Yashraj ...
(as Yash Raj)
Polson ...
Chandu
Sheikh
Maqsood
Lala Nazir
Raj Kishore ...
Gul Gule (as Raj Kishor)
Babbanlal Yadav ...
Bhootnikey (as Babanlal)
Mini Mahmood
Edit

Storyline

Lusty womanizer, army Captain Kishore, wants a gypsy dancer for himself, and is ready to kill anyone who tries to get in the way. But his plans are foiled when the woman kills herself, leaving behind an injured father, the head of the gypsies, and a younger sister by the name of Jugnu. Jugnu swears to avenge her sister's death, and seeks training from Robert Taylor, and becomes an expert in weapons and fist-fighting. She assumes the guise of a masked male and calls herself "Garam Masala", and inflicts terror in Captain Kishore's life and army. Garam Masala's attempts to kill Kishore are foiled when she is captured. She is rescued by a mysterious masked male, who disappears into the night. Kishore is clearly baffled by the appearance of two masked men, and asks his men to search high and low for them. In the meantime, Kishore returns to his kingdom, which has it's King missing for several years, and the prince - a puppet in the hands of Kishore and his men. Will the two masked men be ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Musical | Action

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Also Known As:

Hot Spices  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Aruna Irani's younger sister appeared in the film in a uncredited appearance. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A good movie with laughter, thrills and music.
29 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

This is a tale of a clash of ideologies-whether might is right or right is might.

All was not well in the kingdom of Sabzbag. The king was missing for quite a few years and the prince was in the training center of Hercules growing up to be a worthy king. But Captain Kishore who was the despotic ruler had instructed Hercules to train the young king in everything but true kingship. On the Captain being satisfied that the young prince was developing into a cowardly fun loving clown he sends a Royal escort to bring him from the training center of Hercules to be crowned.

On the way by a trick Jugnu 'a Gypsy' girl' separates the young prince from his retinue and demands justice, on his becoming the king but finds that the young prince was not capable of being either a strong or just ruler as he could not even find out what had happened to his own father. Jugnu lets him go and she is determined to fight herself for justice. The prince is received in the kingdom by the Captain and his beloved Neelima and seeing his antics both of them are sure that he would be king in name only and they would themselves be the real power behind the throne.

On the pretext of celebrating the prince's birthday they try to collect more money from the already oppressed people. When the soldiers of the Captain are robbing the poor people a masked person comes to their rescue, drives away the soldiers, and returns to the poor whatever is taken away from them.

The Captain is furious and lays a plot to capture the masked man who has become a thorn in his side, and accordingly when the masked man Garam Masala comes in to the palace to take all the money that was taken from the poor people, he is captured and is about to be unmasked when a second masked man comes and saves GARAM MASALA.

The Captain finds himself to face these two mysterious masked man when place going into the dungeons finds an unknown prisoner in an iron mask.

Who are these two masked men? Who is the man in the iron mask? What is the justice that Jugnu wants? The answer to these questions will be found on the Silver Screen when the film "GARAM MASALA" unfolds in reels of laughter, thrills and music.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Amitabh Bachchan as ROBERT TAYLOR fight master amitabhshahenshahbachcha
Discuss Garam Masala (1972) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?