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Barsaat Ki Ek Raat (1981)

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A young blind woman named Rajni lives in India with her dad, Suresh, who is employed as a Manager with a business marketing tea leaves. The region where they live has a lax police force run... See full summary »

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Inspector Abhijeet Rai
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Amjad Khan ...
Kaliram H. Sahu
Utpal Dutt ...
Hariya Sahu
Prema Narayan ...
Phulwa
Asit Kumar Sen ...
Inspector Sama (as Asit Sen)
Abhi Bhattacharya ...
Ashim Kumar
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Budhwa
Manik Dutt
Subroto Mahapatra
Surjit
Manoj
Robin
Kishore
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A young blind woman named Rajni lives in India with her dad, Suresh, who is employed as a Manager with a business marketing tea leaves. The region where they live has a lax police force run by Inspector Sammar, who is controlled by a wealthy contractor, Hariya Sahu, and his son, Kaliram. Hariya and Kaliram control and terrorize the people to such an extent that one day they get together and complain to their employer, who in turn speaks with the D.S.P., who assures them that he will take a personal interest in this matter. Shortly thereafter, Inspector Abhijeet Rai makes his appearance, in virtually no time at all he arrests Kaliram, tries him in Court, and gets him sentenced to five years in prison. He then indefinitely suspends Sammar, falls in love and gets married to Rajni and they re-locate to another place, where they live a harmonious life with Rajni soon getting pregnant. The two then start planning for the appearance of the third member of their family when their lives are ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Good - but not par with the earlier movies
17 March 2004 | by (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This is a good movie but not par with the movies made by Shakti Samanta earlier. A second in line movie for Big B and Rakhi. Shakti da earlier had made some very good movies with Sharmila Taigore and Rajesh Khanna. He likes to portray the Bengali background and that comes nicely in this movie too. The storyline however is weak.

Rakhi is a blind girl Rajini, who gets married to the (forrest) officer Amitabh Bachchan. Amzad Khan (plays Kaliram) is son of a contractor Utpal Dutt and is after Rajini. One rainy night, when Abhijeet is away, Kaaliram rapes Rajini and the movie becomes a run-of-mill affair...

Beautiful acting by the lead cast. Songs are tolerable (example a drum contest between Abhijeet and Kaaliram, the drum of Kaali Ram bursts and the song "Kaaliram ka phat gaya dhol, beech bajariya khul gaya pol, ho gaya uska dabba gol, bol hari bol hari bol hari bol...". Certainly departure from literary great lyrics of Shakti da's earlier movies. But, if it would have been a movie from some one other then Shakti da, it would have been perhaps best of that person - for Shakti da its a mediocre movie.


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