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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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Bollywood Vigilante action at its best
4 July 2005 | by (India) – See all my reviews

If you start counting the ultimate action movies of bollywood. Ghayal would surely figure in the top three Maybe upped by Sholay and Phool Aur Kaante A young boxer's loving brother goes missing and weeks later he finds him dead. The culprit seems to be his employer. Of course the boxer then tries to take help of the law and the police but himself gets implicate in the murder After hours of police torture he is jailed for life.

He then escapes jail and swears the kill the villain in 24 hrs. thus begins an action thriller so fantastically made that Hindi cinema has never really been able to rival this rajkumar santoshi classic

Pitted against the wits of the boxer is a CID officer (om puri great as usual) who as smart and dedicated to the cause of saving the villain Vigilante action had never been so intense and smart. Recommended to good movie buffs. 8/10


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