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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ajay Mehra
Meenakshi Sheshadri ...
Varsha Bharti (as Meenakshi Seshadri)
Balwant Rai
Moushumi Chatterjee ...
Indu Mehra (as Moushami Chatterjee)
Police Commissioner Ashok Pradhan
ACP Joe D'Souza
Ashok Mehra
Shabbir Khan ...
Vardha Rajan
Sudesh Berry ...
Rajan Berry
Mitwa ...
Shafi Inamdar ...
Barrister Pramod Saran Gupta
Brahmachari ...
Viju Khote ...


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 (

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Excellent Action Packed Drama !
25 March 2008 | by (Lahore, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

Unarguably, one of the best action packed movies of the Indian Cinema. Although, Sunny Deol is the lead character and protagonist but the wily charm exuded by Amrish Puri is enough of an accreditation for him to win the role of a reckless villain.

Puran was a villain suited to the classic decades of 50s and 60s. However, the uncouth, violent and crooked portrayal provided by Amrish Puri is the sign of the X generation, those who love to watch non-stop violence packed with sensational background music and exciting story.

The character sketch of a "Young angry man striving to fight an unjust society" initially boasted and pioneered by Amitab Bachan in the earlier Indian movies, reached its climax as Ajay of Ghayal portrayed by Sunny Deol. This is definitely a very interesting and thrilling action packed movie laden with brazen excitement, right upto the ending.

If not all, many laurels for RajKumar Santoshi who undertook to translate the trends of the times with a good story, meaningful script as well as entertaining songs and action.

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