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Aakrosh (1980)

 -  Drama | Mystery | Thriller  -  1980 (India)
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A public prosecutor discovers the harsh realities about life of the scheduled tribes in India during 1980s while defending a case of a tribesman charged of murdering his wife.

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Credited cast:
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Advocate Bhaskar Kulkarni
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Nagi
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Public Prosecutor Dushane
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Bhiku Lahanya
Mahesh Elkunchwar ...
Social worker
Bhagyasri Kotnis ...
Bhiku's sister
Arvind Deshpande ...
Dr. Vasant M. Patil
Mohan Agashe ...
Bhonsle (as Dr. Mohan Agashe)
Vinay Apte
Vihang Nayak
Achyut Potdar ...
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Madhukar Nayak
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Reema Lagoo ...
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After working with his mentor and Public Prosecutor Dushane for many years, Advocate Bhaskar Kulkarni is assigned a legal aid case of Bhiku Lahanya, who is accused of brutally killing his wife, Nag, for disobeying him and refusing to have sex with other men. Bhiku remains silent when asked to plead guilty or otherwise. Bhaskar's efforts to get him to subsequently confide in him, prove in vain. Even when Bhaskar goes to talk to Bhiku's dad and sister, he is shunned. When he persists his window panes are broken, then one night he is attacked and knifed. He gets Police protection through the courts and persists with his questions - only to run into nothing but a wall of silence. Then he is contacted by a Social Worker who tells him what really happened. Before Bhaskar could do anything, the Social Worker goes missing, & Bhiku's dad passes away. When Bhiku is permitted to attend his funeral - this is where Bhiku will break his silence - a silence that will see him face another charge of ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Aakrosh....cry of the wounded.


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A classic movie with a loud message.
23 January 2003 | by (India) – See all my reviews

A classic movie directed by Govind Nihalani. Tremendous performances from Nasir, Om puri and all others in the film. A must watch movie for the classes and if possible for the masses to. A movie that depicts the true and the harsh face of the rural world.


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