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Karz (1980)

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Ravi is killed by his wife after his marriage. He is reborn as Monty and is now a singer he goes to holiday in Ooty where he recollects his memories from previous life and inquires about his family from first life and his evil wife Kamini.

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Tina Munim ...
Tina
Simi Garewal ...
Raj Kiran ...
Ravi Verma
Prem Nath ...
Sir Judah
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Kabira
Durga Khote ...
Shanta Prasad Verma
Abha Dhulia ...
Julie
Jalal Agha ...
Dr. Dayal
Pinchoo Kapoor ...
Mr. G.G. Oberoi
Iftekhar ...
Dr. Daniel (as Iftikhar)
Birbal ...
Daiyan (Kabir's right)
Viju Khote ...
Baiyan (Kabir's left) (as Vijoo Khote)
Mac Mohan ...
Sir Judah's Spokesperson
Mukri ...
College Principal
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Sir Juda plans to take over the vast estate of Ranimaa, but finds out that the beneficiary is her son, Ravi Verma. He asks Ravi's girlfriend to marry him, and then have him killed accidentally, which she does. This devastates Ranimaa, and leaves the estate open for Sir Juda to take over. Years later, Monty Oberoi, who is a popular singer, surfaces into this story. He has visions of a murder taking place, and is unable to comprehend the meaning of these visions. His travesl take him to Ranimaa's estate, and it is then that he realizes the reason and motive of his birth. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Just before the famous 'Om Shanti Om' song starts, the banner on stage reads as 'HMV Diamond Jubilee Celebration'. And then in the next shot, the banner above the audience reads as 'Golden Jubilee Celebration'. See more »

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an absolute classic
25 June 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This movie is an absolute all time classic. It even had me stunned that Subhash Ghai was able to make a movie like this. He never even came close again. But this time he wasn't the self proclaimed showman, no, he had the help of the son of the ONLY showman Mr. raj Kapoor's son RISHI KAPOOR the best actor from all the Kapoors! Rishi really shows what acting is all about. You can feel his pain and confusion by just looking at his face. Really next to Amitabh one of the best actors Indian Cinema has ever had but never really appreciated. The film is loosely based on the movie THE REINCARNATION OF PETER PROUD only Indianised a bit of course. Simmi Garewal gives a good performance (again with Rishi after Mere Naam Joker) and Pran steals the show. Prem Nath as a gunga is different than usual. Even Tina Munim is likable. And i haven't even mentioned the music...Wow! Dard-e-dil, Om Sjanti Om, Tu Solah Baras Ki, Ek haseena thi- all smash hits. They don't make 'm like this anymore.


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