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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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Producer A Subha Rao agreed to make the film only if Sanjay Dutt agreed. But Sanjay Dutt's dates were booked for another film. See more »

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If you ever watch one Hindi action film in your life, let it be this one!!
24 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ghayal is definitely one of the best Hindi action films ever (very hard-hitting and totally mind-blowing). Sunny Deol has done many average/good/great action films since then, which is why he is truly the best action hero in Bollywood after his dad, Dharmendra, but Ghayal is Sunny's best action film to date. The action scenes are realistic and raw (should be like this always) and mind-blowing. The plot maybe simple, but the lethal combination of Raj Kumar Santoshi's brilliant direction, Sunny Deol's amazing performance (action and acting), and loads of top-class action made Ghayal a major blockbuster. I really wish that Santoshi and Sunny work together in some more movies soon, so Sunny can soon rise up to the top, as Santoshi knows how to make a proper action movie with a sensible ending that the audiences would accept. You can also watch Sunny's other hit action movies like Ghatak, Ziddi, Gadar (all-time blockbuster), and many others as they are also great, but Ghayal is the ultimate action movie (a true classic). I would love to see what its sequel, Ghayal 2, would look like when it comes next year or so (in '08/'09). It would really be awesome if they would pack in much more heavy nonstop action (again realistic and raw) than this first one. If you are NOT a Sunny fan, you will become a Sunny fan after you see Ghayal with an open mind (there was low competition and NOT as much biased media at that time as compared to today). This one gets a 20/10! Enjoy this awesome action movie and feel the REAL POWER!!


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