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Main Azaad Hoon (1989)

Not Rated | | Drama | 15 December 1989 (India)
A newspaper reporter exploits an ordinary man for few rupees to pose as a man who is fighting against the corrupt politicians and prints imaginary stories in his name to improve the ... See full summary »

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Azaad
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Subhashni Saigal
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Rambhau Kaka (Villege Sarpanch)
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Munna
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Pandey
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Mishra - CM's assistant
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Dalchand Jain
Mushtaq Merchant
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Gulapchand (Prime Minister)
Deepak Qazir ...
V.K. Dubey
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A newspaper reporter exploits an ordinary man for few rupees to pose as a man who is fighting against the corrupt politicians and prints imaginary stories in his name to improve the circulation of her newspaper. People take him for real and he becomes a powerful leader of poor man. One day the paper prints a letter in his name that he is going to end his life fighting corruption. This puts the ordinary man in a fix. He knows that at this juncture he can't refute the accuracy of all those stories. He also realizes that he is the sole hope of millions. Finally, he buckles under moral pressure and jumps from an incomplete multi-storied building and ends his life. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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This movie is remake of classic film Meet John Doe directed by great Frank Capra starring Gary Cooper n Barbara Stanwyk. See more »

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Remake of Meet John Doe (1941) See more »

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A copy with a serious overtone.
11 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

This is a copy of the movie Meet John Doe by director Frank Capra. Although the original is satirical or humorous, this film is serious. Indeed it brings out the present day mess that is called India. The character of Azad is the quintessential voice of our inner self. Well made movie and highly watchable, but a copy nonetheless.

Amitabh Bachchan gives a stellar performance as Azaad, but being in his 'barren' zone of movies, this one bombed spectacularly in the box office. Although a serious movie, it is still watchable with the family because unlike most of his movies of that period, this one lacks violence.


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