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Vidhaata (1982)

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Shamsher Singh (Dilip Kumar) is a very wealthy, poweful, and influential man. His son Pratap Singh (Suresh Oberoi) was tragically killed at a young age, leaving behind a son, Kunal Singh (... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Tom Alter ...
David
Harbans Darshan M. Arora ...
Man at the funeral of Abu Baba (as Harbans Darshan)
Birbal ...
Bheema
Krishan Dhawan ...
Ganpat
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Kunal Singh
Jagdeep ...
Peter John DeCosta
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Gurbaksh
Viju Khote ...
Kolhapuri husband in song 'Saat Saheliyan'
Padmini Kolhapure ...
Durga
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Shamsher Singh / Sobhraj
Sanjeev Kumar ...
Abu Baba
Shreeram Lagoo ...
Sir Mizia
Madhu Malhotra ...
Lily
Manmauji ...
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Mukri ...
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Shamsher Singh (Dilip Kumar) is a very wealthy, poweful, and influential man. His son Pratap Singh (Suresh Oberoi) was tragically killed at a young age, leaving behind a son, Kunal Singh (Sanjay Dutt), who now lives with his grandfather. Also living with Shamsher are a faithful old employee Abu Baba (Sanjeev Kumar), and his brother Gurbaksh Singh. Kunal grows up without any hang-ups, and is attracted to a local young lady, Durga (Padmini Kolhapure), who lives with her mother (Nadira), and are not wealthy. When Kunal takes Durga to introduce her to his granddad, and Abu Baba, Shamsher instantly takes a dislike to Durga, due to her poverty, and asks Durga's mother, not to permit Durga to see nor contact Kunal again. Durga and her mother decide to move out, but are molested. Abu Baba comes to their rescue, and as a result he is killed. Kunal is enraged, and swears to avenge Abu Baba's death. His investigation to the man behind Abu Baba's death leads him to the associates of his ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Sanjay Dutt's drug addiction was at an all time high during the shooting of this film. Subhash Ghai, tired of the endless problems he faced because of this, decided to remove Sanjay Dutt from his next film 'Hero'. See more »

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A very good multi starer movie
31 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Shamsher and Gurubaksh are Engine Drivers and are best friends in spite of holding opposite beliefs. One day, whilst facing the worst agonies of life Shamsher writes his own Destiny, thereby creating an empire of wealth for his only grandson Kunal. This he does by striking boldly out into the world of shadows and ill gotten treasures. Shamsher sends Kunal away to grow up in hardship and poverty under the guidance of Abu Baba who brings up the boy with the good values of life. Now Kunal, a ruggedly handsome young man is brought back to the estate of grandfather. Yet Kunal is not happy at this; he chooses instead to live amongst the poor, and here he falls in love with a poor girl, Durga. This becomes a point of conflict between Shamsher and Abu Baba, and eventually Abu Baba leaves the house. Kunal is hurt by the turn of events. With Abu Baba's death, Kunal for the first time glimpses the realities. Kunal now begins to investigate this cruel shadow world. Watch his fight in Vidhaata


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