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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Asha Sachdev
Bharati Achrekar
Sadashiv Amrapurkar
Agha
Shammi
Jayshree Gadkar
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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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Eeshwar is truly Eeshwar
26 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are very few movies which inspire oneself. Eeshwar is one of them. Anil Kapoor has given one of his career best performances. You can see how an actor grows to the fullest maturity by seeing the performance of Mr. Kapoor in this movie. The character Eeshwar is played by Anil Kapoor. The story is of a person who has grown of age but has not grown as of his intellectuality. Eeshwar has his own family and he narrates his story in the movie.

It is not that everyday you get to see such kinds of movies. Eeshwar is a perfect example of classic. His wife is a widow. Eeshwar re-marries her. She plays an important role in carving the lifestyle of Eeshwar. It is a tragic film very well casted and framed. It is a must watch for everyone.


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