A street girl agrees to a marriage to a king she has never met after he sends her a photograph of himself. But the man in the photograph is not the king; it is his most loyal slave, the handsome but mute Shankar.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raja Saab
Bindya (as Deepshikha)
Jack Gaud ...
Gauri's uncle
Ashok - Gauri's brother (as Mohnish Behl)
Vikas Anand ...
Police Commissioner (as Pradip Singh)


Mute Shankar slogs day and night to satisfy the lust of wealthy businessman Raja Saab who has underworld contact. Raja Saab would like to marry the young and street-wise, Gauri, however Gauri would like to see a picture of her would be husband but is instead shown Shankar's picture, she immediately falls in love with him and agrees to marry but at the wedding altar, Gauri gets a shock when she sees Raja Saab, refuses to continue with the rituals of the marriage and is locked forever in a room. Circumstances forced Shankar and Gauri to elope but both is caught by Raja and his men, who beats Shankar and throw him to his death and Gauri is taken back to Raja Saab mansion and must undergo preparations to get married to him. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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7 April 1997 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Glut der Rache - Koyla  »

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Remake of Kevin's 1990 Hit "Revange" See more »


Raja Saab: Bloody fool!
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Bhang ke nashe
Music written by Rajesh Roshan
Lyrics written by Indivar
Performed by Alka Yagnik & chorus
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29 September 2008 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Koyla is a great film directed by Rakesh Roshan a genius filmmaker. Rakesh has made Khudgarz, Kishan Kanhaiya, Karan Arjun, Krrish etc. Koyla is not better then any of those films mentioned but is a fabulous film. Shahrukh Khan is excellent in his role and gives a dynamic performance. Madhuri Dixit is wonderful in most of all her films and gives a good performance. Deepshika a unknown actress who stars in this movie as the prostitute is damn sexy. She is sexier then many other Bollywood actresses, i would love to get naughty with her. Amrish Puri is excellent as the villain lots of venom in his role. The guy that plays Amrish's son does a good job as the disturbed mental bad guy. The movie has many nice songs and overall is a out and out entertainer.

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