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Ghayal (1990)

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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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The wounded who tore the world apart.


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Excellent direction, acting
5 December 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Rajkumar Santoshi is one of the finest directors in the Indian movie industry today and Ghayal is one of his signature movies. It's a wonderful revenge drama with some fine screenplay and good action. All the lead actors have performed excellently, Sunny Deol, Amrish Puri and Om Puri. The scene in the police station when Sunny Deol is locked up and the police officers try to make him take the blame for his brother's death is excellent.

Unfortunately, Ghayal is still categorized as a "Sunny Deol scream" movie. People do not see the intensity of Sunny Deol's acting. He repeated the same in Damini and Ghatak, after which the duo separated. However, Rajkumar Santoshi has found another ally in Ajay Devgan, another top notch actor. Hope we get to see more films like these from him.


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