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Pratighaat (1987)

 -  Drama  -  17 March 1987 (India)
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Dharampura is a city in modern secular India that is being terrorized and held at ransom by Kali Prasad, a dreaded underworld don, extortionist, who also runs his own courtroom, shielded ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sujata Mehta ...
Laxmi S. Joshi
Arvind Kumar ...
Advocate Satyaprakash Joshi
Charan Raj ...
Kali Prasad
Rohini Hattangadi ...
Durga (as Rohini Hattangady)
Mohan Bhandari ...
Inspector Ajay Srivastav
Ashok Saraf ...
Crooked Lawyer
Nana Patekar ...
Ex-Constable Karamveer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Savita Bajaj ...
Mrs. Joshi
Balwant Bansal
Raj Bharti
Rahul Chowdhary
Dilip Joshi
Srinivasa Rao Kota
Mahesh Kumar
Dev Malhotra
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Dharampura is a city in modern secular India that is being terrorized and held at ransom by Kali Prasad, a dreaded underworld don, extortionist, who also runs his own courtroom, shielded and protected by the local M.L.A.. He does away with his opponents openly without any fear of being arrested. When Constable Karamveer arrests him, Kali gets himself released the very next day, abducts, rapes, then kills Karamveer's wife, beats him senseless, and eventually leaves him raving mad. When Durga's husband opposes him, he has him killed right in front of his wife and other city folk. When Inspector Ajay Srivastav arrests him and holds him in the lock-up, only to release him as the witness against Kali turns hostile, Ajay is hunted down and killed in broad daylight in the presence of thousands of witnesses. Only one witness comes forward to implicate Kali - her name is Laxmi Joshi, a school-teacher, the wife of Advocate Satyaprakash. Kali gives them 24 hours to withdraw the complaint. When ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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