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Tezaab (1988)

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A college student, who has decided to serve for his country, turns a criminal.

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Mahesh Deshmukh (Munna)
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Chunky Pandey ...
Baban
Kiran Kumar ...
Lotiya Pathan
Suresh Oberoi ...
Inspector Gagan Singh
Mahavir Shah ...
Inspector Gupta
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Abbas Ali (Guldasta)
Suparna Anand ...
Jyoti Deshmukh
Mandakini ...
Nikita (special appearance)
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Sulabha Deshpande
Dharma
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Mukut Bihari
Brij Gopal
Martar Gopal
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From a very early age Mahesh Deshmukh has dreams of serving his country; his encouragement and dreams multiplies when his parents are killed by a gang of robbers who plan to loot the bank they are employed in. He then joins the Indian armed forces whereby he excel in the services he honestly provide to his country. During his college days he gets to meet his fellow collegian, Mohini who wholeheartedly love him and after placing a bet with his friends over her he then began to love her whereby he manages to convince her of his love. Mohini's father Shyamlal is an alcoholic and wants her to dance and take up prostitution as her profession so that she can be able to provide money for his daily share of alcohol. This does not anger well with Mahesh who decides to put a stop to this only to find himself at loggerheads with Shyamlal who takes the help of a gangster, Lotiya Pathan to frame Mahesh, gets him arrested, charged and outcast by law from the city of Bombay for a period of a year. ... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Violent Love Story

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Acid  »

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The bungalow owned by Anupam Kher in the film is currently owned by king Khan Sharukh Khan. See more »

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Kah do ki tum ho meri varna
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal
Performed by Amit Kumar and Anuradha Paudwal
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Powerful and Brilliant
18 June 2006 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Tezaab, with the tag line a Violent Love Story. Tells the story of Anil Kapoor and his life. He goes through a series of serious incidents which causes him Tezaab. As the title suggests, Tezaab means Acid, as in the burning acid in Anils heart. Anil Kapoor in a award winning role gives a Brilliant performance. Madhuri Dixit looks sexier then ever in a great performance. Chunkey Pandey provides plenty of humour with sidekicks like Johnny Lever in a younger role. Chunkey gives his best performance I've seen till the 2005 release D. Mandakini is there for 10 minutes and looks sexy as usual. The supporting Cast give good performances including Anupom Kher and Kiran Kumar. Tezaab has the famous dance song Ek Do Teen, that made Madhuri more popular in her sexy dance. Madhuri looks stunning in the song, but looks more sexier in Khal Nayak - Choli ke peeche. Tezaab is a great movie that is worth the watch.


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