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Ghayal (1990)

 -  Comedy | Action | Crime  -  8 June 1990 (India)
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Ajay Mehra leaves for Bombay in order to train to become an international boxer. On his return to New Delhi he however found that his brother Ashok Mehra is missing, he decides to make ... See full summary »

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Ajay Mehra
Meenakshi Sheshadri ...
Varsha Bharti (as Meenakshi Seshadri)
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Balwant Rai
Moushumi Chatterjee ...
Indu Mehra (as Moushami Chatterjee)
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Police Commissioner Ashok Pradhan
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ACP Joe D'Souza
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Ashok Mehra
Shabbir Khan ...
Vardha Rajan
Sudesh Berry ...
Rajan Berry
Mitwa ...
Mitwa
Shafi Inamdar ...
Barrister Pramod Saran Gupta
Brahmachari ...
Mohiley
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Dekka
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Drunkard
Viju Khote ...
Coach
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Ajay Mehra leaves for Bombay in order to train to become an international boxer. On his return to New Delhi he however found that his brother Ashok Mehra is missing, he decides to make complaints at the police station but this only leads to frustration. He decides to go and search for his brother himself but still does not find him. Later on Ashok's body is found and Ajay is accused of killing him as well as having an illicit relationship with his sister - in - law Indu Mehra. While in jail Ajay makes friends with some other hardcore convicts, who are good at heart. Then one day they escape the jail by overpowering the guards. But Ajay falls in love with Varsha a journalist who helped in showing Ajay the path to justice in killing the main villain Balwant Rai. Written by hEmRaJ (gavin_coolhgr@hotmail.com)

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At one point Mithun Chakraborthy agreed to do the film , but once again no producer was willing to back the film. This was due to Santoshi being an assistant to Govind Nihalani. The industry thought Santoshi would make a art house type film. See more »

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Who said Action films died in the 90's?
22 December 1998 | by (Fresno, CA) – See all my reviews

Ghayal is one of the few good action films of the 90's but it is beyond good. Ghayal is one of the best action films ever. Raj Kumar Santoshi has made a hard hitting film. What is especially notable is Sunny Deol's Filmfare and National Award winning performance.


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