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Vijeta (1982)

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Vijeta (The Victor) is the coming of age story of Angad (Kunal Kapoor). Confused like any other teenager trying to find himself and caught in between the marital problems of his mother ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shashi Kapoor ...
Nihal Singh
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Neelima
Supriya Pathak ...
Anna Verghese
Kunal Kapoor ...
Angad
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Chief Instructor Verghese
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Arvind (Angad's uncle, Mama)
Dina Pathak ...
Angad's grandmother (Biji)
K.K. Raina ...
Wilson
Madan Jain ...
Angad's friend
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Aslam
Shafi Inamdar ...
Parulkar
Arvind Deshpande
Sulabha Deshpande ...
(as Sulbha Deshpande)
Achyut Potdar
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Vijeta (The Victor) is the coming of age story of Angad (Kunal Kapoor). Confused like any other teenager trying to find himself and caught in between the marital problems of his mother Neelima (Rekha) and father Nihal (Shashi Kapoor). It is time for him to decide what he wants to do with his life. To select a profession and be someone, Angad chooses to become a fighter pilot with the Indian Air Force. What follows is his struggle to become a victor both with his self and the outer world. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The I.N.S. Mysore seen in the film was a WW2 British Fiji Class Cruiser, H.M.S. Nigeria that was sold to the Indian Navy in 1957. The ship was decommissioned soon after the film was completed. The current (2006) I.N.S. Mysore is a newer vessel. See more »

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Great movie, very touching.
22 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had seen this movie about 15 years ago. I was so impressed!!!! Amazing performances from everyone in the cast. Very subdued, very realistic. I totally loved the movie. I could not forget it since then. This is one of those movies which cannot be easily found in movie rental stores. I am hoping to watch it sometime again!! I have to put in a special word about Kunal Kapoor. When I started to watch the movie, I did not have too many expectations from him, but he definitely impressed me by the time I reached the end! And the subtle romance between him and Supriya Pathak, very beautifully directed. Over all, great movie, great cast, good story. Not a run of the mill kind of story.


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