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The Seventh Horse of the Sun (1992)

Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (original title)
| Drama, Romance | 1992 (India)
A man shares some lazy memories about his friend, Manek Mulla, who had a knack for telling stories. On this particular afternoon, Manek narrates a 'unique' love affair with the help of ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Manek Mullah (as Rajit Kapur)
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Shyam
Siraj Ahmed ...
Omkar
Rakesh Dhar ...
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Jamuna
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Jamuna's father
Mohini Sharma ...
Jamuna's Mother
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Roma
Ravi Jhankal ...
Ramdhan
Suresh Bhagwat ...
Zamindar
Asma ...
Jamuna's Child (as Baby Asma)
Riju Bajaj ...
Tanna
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Mahesar Dalal
Shashibala Sahay ...
Mausi
Sujata Kaango ...
Tanna's Older Sister (as Sujata Kango)
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A man shares some lazy memories about his friend, Manek Mulla, who had a knack for telling stories. On this particular afternoon, Manek narrates a 'unique' love affair with the help of different stories, various characters' point of views and the social relevance of these stories. As these stories proceed, reality mixes with fiction. Written by Rohit Mehta

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Trivia

The lowest, slowest or the weakest in a group or society determines the speed or progress of the whole. The title of the movie, a metaphor as the movie itself, draws this analogy with the seventh horse pulling the chariot of the sun. See more »

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Manek Mullah: ln stories we can twist our dreams and reality to fulfil our desires. A story is a strange mixture of truth and invention,through which we see what we are, what we desire to be, What we eventually become.
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References Devdas (1955) See more »

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Brilliant
28 September 2008 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie about a year back and was really impressed by Benegal. I am not much of a reviewer, and decided to submit a review only because i was appalled by the reviews this movie has got here. This movie definitely deserves a watch, at least by all Indians. The screenplay was brilliant, the plot unfolds slowly and beautifully and you start feeling for the characters. The performances are brilliant, Nina Gupta and Amrish Puri being the most impressive. The direction and photography are flawless and clearly show why Benegal is so respected. Overall, the movie was entertaining and thought-provoking and definitely one of the best Hindi movies i have ever seen. And i can say i loved it more than several top 250 IMDb movies.

The Hindi, i agree, might be a little difficult to understand at times, but let it not bother you, or still better, use subtitles.


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