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36 Ghante (1974)

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Three jailed convicts, Himmat, his brother Ajit, and Dilawar Khan break out of prison and take over the household of Editor Ashok Rai. The convicts will continue to hold the family hostage until their associate, Kamini contacts them in person.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raaj Kumar ...
Ashok Roy
Mala Sinha ...
Deepa Roy
Sunil Dutt ...
Himmat
Vijay Arora ...
Vijay
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Dilawar Khan
Parveen Babi ...
Naina Roy
Ranjeet ...
Ajit
Alankar Joshi ...
(as Master Alankar)
Ramesh Deo ...
Police Inspector R.D. Wadekar
Madan Puri
Deven Verma ...
Delivery Van driver (as Deven Varma)
Surendra Nath ...
Police Commissioner
Jagdish Raj ...
Police Inspector S.P. Mathur
Iftekhar ...
Vijay's Father
Sonia Sahni ...
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Three jailed convicts Himmat, his brother Ajit, and Dilawar Khan break out of prison and take over the household of Editor Ashok Rai. Held hostage against their will are Ashok Rai, his wife Deepa Rai, son, Rajoo and gorgeous sister Naina. The convicts will continue to hold the family hostage until their associate, Kamini contacts them in person. The police investigation into their escape is being coordinated by Inspector R.D. Wadekar, who have absolutely no clue of the whereabouts of the convicts. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Version of Desperate Hours (1990) See more »

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Chup Ho Aaj Kaho Kya Hai Baat
Music by Sapan Chakraborty
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi (as Sahir)
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26 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

What would you do if three escaped convicts entered your house and refused to leave? What would you do if you could contact the police but your son has been held hostage? What would you do if the convicts made you do acts against your will? This is the living hell that law-abiding citizens, Editor Ashok Roy (Raj Kumar), his wife Deepa (Mala Sinha), his sister Nisha (Parveen Babi) and his son Raju find themselves in. They are stuck at home with three murderers Himmat (Sunil Dutt), Dilavar (Danny) and Ajit (Ranjit) who have robbed a bank and escaped. While they wait for their counterpart to deliver the loot they put these innocent people through tremendous terror. Will Ashok be able to save his family? Will he be able to get rid of the criminals? Produced & Directed by Raj Tilak, this multi starer has gripping moments and a captivating plot.


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