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J.K. is a hotel Manager in a scenic location in India. One day he gallantly comes to the rescue of a drunk daughter, Aarti, of a politician, and chooses to be discrete about it. When she ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Suchitra Sen ...
Aarti Devi
Sanjeev Kumar ...
J.K.
Om Shivpuri ...
Chandrasen
Manmohan ...
S.K. Agarwal
A.K. Hangal ...
Brinda Kaka
Kamaldeep ...
Chowdhary (as Kamal Deep)
C.S. Dubey ...
Gurusaran
Ranvir Raj ...
Amrit (as Ranveer)
Baldev Mehta
Madhup Sharma
Vinod Sharma
Baby Pinky
Ashok Saxena
Robert
Harish Magon ...
Cameo (song "Salaam Kijiye") (as Harish)
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J.K. is a hotel Manager in a scenic location in India. One day he gallantly comes to the rescue of a drunk daughter, Aarti, of a politician, and chooses to be discrete about it. When she recovers, she and he fall in love; get married in a small marriage ceremony, have a daughter, and thereafter differences arise to such an extent that they decide to separate. Years pass J.K. and Aarti meet again when she is an established politician, both are still attracted to each other, but she does not want her name to be tarnished and stigmatized as a "separated" woman. Songs including "Is mod se jaatey hai"; "Tere bina zindagi Se shikva toh nahin;" and "Tum aa gaye ho" noor aa gaya hai" sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The film was banned due to the lead character's similarities with the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. It was later re-released. See more »

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28 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Aandhi is a story about Policiticans-one in particular…Miss Aaarti Devi (Suchitra Sen), a very strong and appointed lady. It has been her dream to lead her country one day, and her father's strong motivation pushed her in the right direction. Everything is going well up until her opponents start feeling threatened. People love her and believe her words, and they have to destroy her public image!! She hits the front-page story. Pictures have exploited he ruin the arms of another man.-None other than with her very own HotelManager (Sanjeev Kumar). A scheme well accomplished-as people all over began talking. She can no longer be trusted!! Who is this man? And what relation do these two hold? Watch this movie as all truth unfolds…and overall, to find out if this determined Lady wins back the trust and vote of her people.


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