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A young boy's quest for revenge leads him to become a gangster as an adult, and with each day he becomes more and more like his enemies. Can he find vengeance and redemption?

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Mithun Chakraborty ...
Krishnan Iyer MA
Madhavi ...
Mary Matthew
Neelam ...
Siksha Chavan
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Alok Nath ...
Rohini Hattangadi ...
Suhasini Chavan
Tinnu Anand ...
Nathu (Kaka)
Vikram Gokhale ...
Commissioner M. S. Gaitonde
Archana Puran Singh ...
Shanti / Laila (as Archana Puransingh)
Master Manjunath ...
Young Vijay
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Terelin
Goga Kapoor ...
Dhinkar Rao
Monty Sharma ...
Shetty (as Monty)
Avtar Gill ...
Usman
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Storyline

Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan) father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena (Danny Denzongpa), and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows up protecting his sister and mother by becoming a gangster himself. Eventually he works his way up the ladder until he is face to face with the men who killed his father, but by this time he is little different from them, and his actions have put his family in the line of danger once more. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The path of fire

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Action | Crime | Drama

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16 February 1990 (India)  »

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The Path of Fire  »

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Amitabh Bachchan celebrated two events on April 8, 1991 at Go Bananas, Santacruz (Mumbai). The first occasion was to celebrate the actor bagging the National Award for Agneepath (1990) and the second was Jaya Bhaduri's (his wife) birthday at the stroke of midnight. See more »

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Vijay Dinanath Chavan: This is a city only in name. But laws of jungle prevail here. The housefly eats microbes. The frog eats the housefly. The snake eats the frog. The mongoose kills the snake. The fox sucks the blood of the mongoose. The lion chews-up the fox. Here, every powerfull being lives by killing the one weaker than himself.
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Scarface done Indian Style
13 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yep, this movie is a great copy of Scarface except here the hero's motivation to big the king of the world comes from revenge. Amitabh comes off as a violent but very ambitious person. Movie has a lot of action which is quite realistic and violent (the way I like it). True to his role Amitabh gets shot I think eight nine times but survives to come back and kick some butt. A lot gunslinging and explosion involving cool stunts with cars. It's really unfortunate Amitabh was already quite old if he had been a little younger I think he would have made more movies like this one. This movie definitely has teeth and is one of the best gangster movies of all times.


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