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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 ...
Kamini
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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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Yahan Bandhu Aake Ho Hai Jana
Music by Sapan Chakraborty
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi (as Sahir)
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Rajkumar
2 November 2005 | by (Multan) – See all my reviews

36 Ghante is a movie that will remain etched in my memory as one of the few convincing movies that I have seen. Convincing in the sense that almost each and every situation and dialogue is presented in the most natural way, the way a viewer expects it to be in a similar real life situation. Its greatness is not dependent upon the plot of the movie, rather on the treatment it receives. For example, when dead tired of the tyranny of the hostage-takers, the editor's son boasts childishly that he will shoot them with his toy pistol, the father warns, "the guns in the criminal's hands are real ones." Even the minute details are treated with dainty sumptuousness, such as the sequence related to the kidnapping of the Coca Cola delivery truck. It also shows a glimpse of the 70s' well-off families' everyday life. Rajkumar gives a most striking performance as the wise, cool-minded head of a family.


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