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Faraar (1975)

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When two lovers separated due to financial circumstance are reunited several years later under one roof, sparks fly and emotions run high. How will they resolve this relationship?

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sanjeev Kumar ...
Inspector Sanjay
Sharmila Tagore ...
Mala / Asha
...
Rajesh (Raj)
Sulochana Latkar ...
Raj's Mother (as Sulochana)
Anupama
Jayshree T.
Leena Das ...
(as Leena D.)
Sajjan
Rajan Haksar ...
Tarun Kumar (as Rajen Haksar)
Amit Kapur
D.K. Sapru ...
Defence Lawyer (as Sapru)
Master Bhagwan ...
Constable
Brahmachari
Murad ...
Police Commisioner
Brahm Bhardwaj ...
(as Bhramh Bhardwaj)
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Storyline

Raj (Amitabh Bachan) is an artist who lives with his single sister and widowed mother. Nita is assaulted and dies; the killer goes scot free. Raj takes revenge and finds himself on the run from the law. On the run he is reunited with his old flame Asha (Sharmila Tagore). While sparks fly, they both realize that they still love each other and yet they respect social values. How Raj, Asha, Mala and Sanjay (Sanjeev Kumar) resolve the knotty issue of unrequited love while the law is chasing Raj is the story skilfully narrated in the film through a series of flashbacks. Can Raj take a hostage and escape the police dragnet? Will Asha find the courage to help Raj? How will Sanjay reconcile his duty as a police officer with his love for his family. Though there are elements of Bombay filmi formulas and the film does drag on in parts, good acting, direction and storyline keep the viewer in a state of "what next" to the very end. Written by MG Gopalan

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This movie has two endings. One Raj gets shot by police and dies. The other one Raj gets shot by police but is taken to hospital before taken to prison (off screen). See more »

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Remake of Prem Kahani (1975) See more »

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Superb Movie
31 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

Amitabh has acted superbly as a fugitive on the run, he has played the role to perfection. Sanjeev too has played superbly & Sharmila is at best too. When top 3 of a movie perform well then the movie has to be good. Faraar has Amitabh in the lead & also leads the pack with his unmatched acting ability. This is a movie which is not of the same storyline as Ittefaq of the superstar Rajesh Khanna but is similar with the hero running all through the movie as a fugitive. I liked Ittefaq, Faraar & 36 Ghante of the seasoned Raaj Kumar starrer. All 3 were simply superb movies with no errors.

There is no fun if I write the story here, with the ratings it is better to watch & see the power house performers display their superb acting prowess. This movie I am going to watch this week for the 2nd time in few days.


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