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Himmatwala (1983)

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A poor and wronged woman's son returns from the big city to avenge his father, a honest school teacher.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Shoma Anand ...
Champa
Asrani ...
Bhushan
Arun Govil ...
Govind
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Ravi D. Murti
Satyendra Kapoor ...
Dharam Murti (Ravi's father)
Shakti Kapoor ...
Shakti N. Gopaldas
Amjad Khan ...
Sher Singh Bandookwala
Kader Khan ...
Narayandas Gopaldas (Munimji)
Sulochana Latkar ...
Govind's Grandmother
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Savitri
Swaroop Sampat ...
Padma (Ravi's sister)
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Rekha S. Bandookwala
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Dharam Murti is a much respected school master in Shaktinagar in India, where he lives with his young son, Ravi, daughter, Padma, and wife, Savitri. One day he witnesses a man being being killed at the hands of Sher Singh Bandookwala, the Zamindar. He reports this matter to the police and Sher is arrested and prosecuted. Sher uses all his financial might to convince the courts of his innocence, and is set free. Then a few days later, Dharam is found in a compromising position with a new lady school-teacher, Menaka, is summoned by the local Panchayat, and asked to leave Shaktinagar for 30 days. Dharam leaves and does not return, leaving his wife and children alone and destitute. Savitri toils hard to provide education for Ravi, and for this she scarifies everything she has owned, and sends Ravi to her brother's place. Years later, Ravi is now an Engineer and returns home to Shaktinagar, is appalled to learn of his mom's and sister's destitute condition and vows to avenge this ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Blockbuster of 1983
8 January 2013 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

This movie Himmatwala was a blockbuster of 1983, from this movie Kader khan commercial value increased and even his popularity as comedian, Sri Devi too re-launched after failure pairing with Amol Palikar in Solva Sawan it is 100% entertaining movie for Jeetenra Sri Devi fans performance wise Jeetendra is on top he always gives his best performances, his emotional scene with Waheeda Rehman superb and he excel in dance numbers,his dressing sense from his early films till his retirement over all on top , This movie was a trend setter for different type of comedy and later on lot of movies follows the footstep of this movie. over all it is considered a 100% entertaining movie of Jeetendra Sri Devi hit pair.


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