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Trishul (1978)

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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 »

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Complete credited cast:
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Vijay Kumar
Sanjeev Kumar ...
Raj Kumar Gupta / R.K. Gupta
Shashi Kapoor ...
Shekhar Gupta
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Sheetal Varma
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Geeta
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Shanti
Prem Chopra ...
Balwant Rai
Poonam Dhillon ...
Babli / Kusum Gupta
Sachin ...
Ravi
Manmohan Krishna ...
Seth Din Dayal
Iftekhar ...
Mr. P.L. Varma
Yunus Parvez ...
Bhandari
M.B. Shetty ...
Madhav Singh (as Shetty)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manik Irani
Gita Siddharth ...
Kamini Gupta
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Storyline

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, who grows up and after his mother's death comes to Delhi to take revenge on the Gupta family by destroying the family's business and connections with each other. Written by raj (krazymonster@ymail.com)

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4 May 1978 (India)  »

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As Duas Faces do Amor  »

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'Dilip Kumar' was originally offered the role of R.K Gupta but turned it down. See more »

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During the wedding ceremony of Sanjeev Kumar with the daughter of his boss, he is shown sitting on the left of the bride first and in the next shot, he is shown sitting on the right of her. See more »

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Vijay Kumar: And you Mr R K Gupta, you are my illegitimate father! Perhaps my mother has had nothing but insults and pain but from my mother, that Shanti, I return all your wealth to you. Today, you have a lot of wealth and everything but I have never ever seen a poor man like you. Good bye, Mr R K Gupta.
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Do not give birth to children without wedlock. Creates ruckus.
24 June 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Watched the film – after a long time again – with a mature brain @ Zee Classic! Pre-requisite (to understand the review ) – You have watched the film.

This film was released in 1978. So how many Indian citizens understood that:

Males should not sleep around before wedlock. (How Sanjeev Kr. suffered at ripe old age when son Amitabh (born outta wedlock) ruins his life – every moment of it)

Females should not sleep before wedlock. (How Waheeda Reheman gave birth to a fatherless child and filled vengeance into him since early childhood…refer song. Main tujhe doodh na bakshungi, tujhe meri kasam! )

The above 2 points should basically be the 'Take Home' for the commoners – citizens of India.

Unfortunately – the film failed to convey its message effectively. All that happened was that movie tickets were sold for black …and several cassettes were sold since the songs of this film were super hits. Which meant more 'power' to the film Industry – the reason why today they have the money to spend 30 crores on a single Item song & dance (I need not elaborate on the quality of the dance steps & the attire worn…not worn)- This point is especially for those people who say things like "God gives money to the rich people only" – correction – God does not give – You give to buy misery!

So what was probably the 'Take Home' for the then youths (now grand fathers) was the swim-suit clad slim body of Poonam Dillon. (Gaapuchix2 gum gum song) Inference:: We didn't start the fire, it was always burning since the world's been turning!


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