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Sooryavansham (1999)

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A zamindar and his family called "The Sooryavansh family" of Bharathpur village has a God like image among the villagers. This generation is headed by Thakur Bhanupratap Singh. He has 3 ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Dual Role (Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh & Heera Singh)
Soundarya ...
Radha Singh
Rachana Banerjee ...
Gauri
Jayasudha ...
Sharda, Heera's mother (as Jaya Kapoor)
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Dharmendra (Mindra)
Mukesh Rishi ...
Deshraj Thakur / Kevda Thakur
Shivaji Satam ...
Radha's father
Rajesh Khattar
Anandavardhan ...
(as Ananda Vardhan)
Aahuthi Prasad ...
(as Ahuthi Prasad)
Bindu ...
Radha's mother
Delhi Rejeshwari
Neelima
Kader Khan ...
Major Ranjit Singh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brahmanandam ...
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A zamindar and his family called "The Sooryavansh family" of Bharathpur village has a God like image among the villagers. This generation is headed by Thakur Bhanupratap Singh. He has 3 sons, the youngest, Heera he considers to be the black sheep, and most illiterate of the family, and he will not have anything to do with him. Deshraj Thakur, a village badman goes to jail as a result of the judgement given by the Panchayat headed by Bhanu Pratap and ignoring his own misdeeds develops vengeance against Bhanu Pratap. Bhanupratap is enraged when Heera proposes to marry his ward, Gauri; and even more angered when Heera flip-flops, albeit at the request of Gauri, and refuses to marry her. Heera is shunned by one and all in the family, including Gauri. And then Radha enters his life; she marries him; encourages him to live independently; and helps his business flourish. Soon they are blessed with birth of a son. In a strange situation Bhanu Pratap meets his grandson and friendship blossoms ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The makers were toying with the idea of casting real life father and son Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan in principal roles. See more »

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Remake of Suryavamsam (1998) See more »

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Dil Mere Tu Deewana
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Lyrics by Sameer
Music by Anu Malik
Performed by Kumar Sanu
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Great movie, Amitabh's performance deserves awards.
19 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

This has to be the best Amitabh Bachchan film since his comeback. Amitabh's acting is superb in this film. The songs are not that great with exception to one (Koray Koray Sapne). These are the kind of films Amitabh should be choosing, the kind where his characters grow. If you have a chance to watch this movie, do it, because it is a great movie, with great dialogue. I give it an 8 out of 10.


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