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Mashaal (1984)

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A chain of events changes Raja's life - from black marketer to journalist to an underworld Don and a Racketeer in order to combat Vardhan.

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Raja
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Vinod Kumar
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Sudha Kumar
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Geeta
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S.K. Vardhan
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Kishorilal
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Keshav
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Inspector
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Doctor
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Damodar
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Vithal Rao
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MASHAAL is a story about Vinod (Dilip Kumar) an honest, fearless editor of an outspoken newspaper, Raja (Anil Kapoor) a man from the slums who takes to black marketing to make his living and Vardhan (Amrish Puri) who is a powerful and respected figure of the city whose cloak of respectability hid all the social evils. In an attempt to combat Vardhan, life ends up differently for Vinod and Raja. Written by Official Source

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Last film where Dilip Kumar and Waheeda Rehman acted together. See more »

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Referenced in Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986) See more »

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Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main
Performed by Kishore Kumar
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Music by Hridaynath Mangeshkar
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Dilip Kumar shines again.
31 August 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Dilip Kumar with his mind-blowing performance proved again that he is unmatchable and undoubtedly the legend of Indian cinema. All the characters, such as of Waheeda Rehman, Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri fit perfectly in their roles. Another great film from Yash Chopra, recommended to everyone.


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