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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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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16 February 1990 (India)  »

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Picco song "Yeke Yeke" sampled Mory Kanté song "Yeke Yeke". This is the same song used in the film for Amitabh and Danny's scene. See more »

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[Lying down on the bed at the hospital]
Vijay Dinanath Chavan: What's your name?
Mary Matthew: Why?
Vijay Dinanath Chavan: Because in this world, only two women have seen me naked - and you are one of them.
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Must see for Bachchan fans.
12 November 2002 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

The story is that of injustice done to a noble man, avenged by his son, somewhere in between blurring the line dividing the good and the bad. Bachchan plays the avenger to the perfection. There is no actor all over the world (and I mean the whole world!!) who can portray the anguish and anger like Amitabh Bachchan and this is exploited in the movie till the end.


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