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The film broke many taboos at the time of its release. It was shot in a realistic style, only two songs were recorded and used in the film, and the ending was kept open purposefully. This influenced a whole generation of filmmakers - most notably Ram Gopal Varma and Mahesh Manjrekar, who made two acclaimed underworld films in their own right - Satya (1998) and Vaastav: The Reality (1999). See more »
Unlike most crime dramas, this one is not as predictable as others. In Satya and Vastav, there is one principal character. Parinda , on the other hand, forces one to see that an individual's actions have a significant effect upon others. There is no one main character, the story revolves around 3 principals: Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, and Nana Patekar. Madhuri plays a smaller, but significant role.
I can only recall 5 songs. Two of them are VERY good: Tumse Milkar and Pyar ke mod pe. The others were forgettable.
Cinematography and editing are among the best of Indian Cinema.
If there is one minor quibble, it is that Jackie can tend to over act in certain scenes. Otherwise it is fine movie, but Nana's performance is by far the best. Madhuri looks and acts great as well. Anil is Anil good.
I rated it a 10, but a more realistic vote is a 9.6 or 9.7.
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