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Manzil (1979)

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Ajay Chandra, a hard working and ambitious young man, who dreams of bigger things than a small job. He has dreams of starting his own business. One day he meets Aruna at a friends wedding ... See full summary »

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Ajay Chandra
Moushumi Chatterjee ...
Aruna Khosla
Rakesh Pandey ...
Prakash Mariwalla
Satyendra Kapoor ...
Mr. Khosla (as Satyen Kappu)
A.K. Hangal ...
Anokhelal
Urmila Bhatt ...
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C.S. Dubey ...
Dharam Chand
Praveen Paul
Sunder ...
Shankar
Anwar Ali
Sushil Bhatnagar
Sanjay
Lalita Pawar ...
Mrs. Chandra
Shreeram Lagoo ...
Mr. Kapoor
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Ajay Chandra, a hard working and ambitious young man, who dreams of bigger things than a small job. He has dreams of starting his own business. One day he meets Aruna at a friends wedding and slowly fall in love. Aruna is daughter of a very successful lawyer. Ajay uses his rich friend's car, apartment etc. to impress Aruna's family, in the hope that he will succeed in his own business before they are married. However, Ajay falls prey to the cut throat competion in business and loses all his investment. He discloses everything to Aruna. Aruna is sympathetic to Ajay and loves him for what he is. However, Aruna's lawyer dad turns down the marriage proposal and starts to prosecute Ajay for business fraud. Through his hard work and support from Aruna and his mother, Ajay is able to correct the wrong doings and is able to win over Aruna's father. Written by pop-16

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Manzil
6 February 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I watched "Manzil (1979)" recently and what struck me was Amitabh Bachchan's acting prowess. This movie is of the period when the thespian was labelled as "an angry young man" and the other movies showed him as such. But this movie is so different. So much economy of movement. An entire song is shown as the actor playing the harmonium with downcast eyes and barely moving his hands. His body language is terrific even when his back is towards the camera. All his dialogs are in close-up and his face changes expression in seconds. It may not be a very well known movie of his but the utmost subtlety with which Amitabh Bachchan acts (does he really ?, it never seems so)proves beyond doubt that he was and still is miles ahead of his contemporaries.


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