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Ghatak: Lethal (1996)

Unable to witness the injustice and brutality inflict on the residents by a tyrannical gangster, Katya, in a small Indian village in India; Kashinath alias Kashi decides to single-handily ... See full summary »

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Kashi Nath
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Gauri (as Meenakshi Seshadri)
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Katya
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Dhamu Kaka (as Anjan Srivastava)
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Cheena
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Police officer
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Shiv Nath
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Pinto
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Katya's Brother-In-Law
Suresh Bhagwat ...
Gopal
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Mrs. Malti Sachdev
Sheela Sharma ...
Mrs. Sheela Shiv Nath (as Sheela David)
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(as Navnee Parihar)
Brij Gopal ...
Katya's Brother
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Unable to witness the injustice and brutality inflict on the residents by a tyrannical gangster, Katya, in a small Indian village in India; Kashinath alias Kashi decides to single-handily take a stand to fight for his and the villagers rights. What follows is a series of violence and unlawful activities which not only endanger the life of those very villagers but also that of Kashi's love ones. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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In the later part of Meenakshi Seshadri career, she stopped signing films because she wanted to retire. She had two delayed. films with major and important filmakers, like Dilip Kumar's Kalinga & Rajkumar Santoshi's Ghatak to complete, which were delayed. She was waiting to complete both films.At one point she backed out of Ghatak but then returned. Raveena Tandon was to replace her. This film fetched Amrish Puri an award. See more »

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Sunny Deol's hair keeps changing between shots as the film was in production for 5-6 years See more »

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Performed by Kavita Krishnamurthy
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
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A superb movie, excellent acting and directing, relentless action.
8 March 2001 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better action films to come out of Bollywood. After 'Ghayal' and 'Damini', the Santoshi-Sunny team has done it again. The idea for the movie came from a quote of Mahatma Gandhi in which he says that if he had to choose between cowardice and violence, he would have chosen violence.

Beginning with Om Puri's character getting killed by the henchmen of Katia(Danny Denzongpa) in Bombay, we go to Banaras, where Kashi(Sunny Deol) is a wrestler and dutiful son. His father(Amrish Puri) has a throat problem so they go to Bombay to treat it. Once in Bombay, the two face a culture shock. Kashi is amazed at the people's apathic attitude.

Due to circumstances, Kashi ignites the enmity of Katia and his six brothers.

The action in the movie is fast paced and relentless. You can feel the escalating tension on screen. Performances are superb, the direction is tight (although it took 5 years to complete this movie).

Sunny Deol has given one of the more powerful performances of his life in this movie. Amrish Puri has given a great performance, comedic for the first half-hour of the film. Danny is menacing, however his get-up could have been better(his hair is silly). Meenakshi gave a decent performance. The songs are good and are mercifully few in number.

All in all, it is a great action movie.

Enjoy!


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