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Eeshwar (1989)

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Ishwar is a simple-minded and honest young man, devout and religious, he cares for everybody. He meets with a young widow with a son and marries her. This story is about him and his trials and triumphs.

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Ishwarchand Vishnunath Brahmanand
Vijayshanti ...
Lalita
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Masterji (Guest Appearance)
Asha Sachdev
Bharati Achrekar
Sadashiv Amrapurkar
Agha
Shammi
Jayshree Gadkar
Vinod Mehra ...
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Rakesh Pandey
Kamal Joshi
Anita
Sukanya
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Ishwar is a simple-minded and honest young man, devout and religious, he cares for everybody he comes in contact with. But alas nobody really likes him and think him as intellectually disabled. Living an unconventional life, he takes pity on a widow named Lalita, with a young son, and marries her, much to the shock of the community. Ishwar now has a monumental task, to look after his new bride, and ensure his step-son gets the required education and skills to fend for himself. Will the community let Ishwar succeed? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Raj Kapoor wanted to direct the film after seeing the South Indian version. He wanted to take Kamal Hassan in the lead role. Unfortunately, Kamal Hassan had already given the go ahead to K. Vishwanath the go ahead to make with Anil Kapoor. See more »

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An excellent movie!
7 May 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Honestly, one of my all time favorites. A true classic! Brilliant performances by Anil Kapoor and Vijayshanti, including Asha Sachdev. The characters make you fall in love with them, and relate to them. You can actually feel their pain. Worth every moment! A must see movie! A good tribute to the mentally challenged, showing that when faced with situations they prove their competency. A real-life outlook to the world as opposed to the usual reel-life cinema approach. It makes your heart go out to the characters, especially with the excellent dramatization by Anil Kapoor, one of his BEST performances ever. Vijayshanti too, once again proves her credentials.


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