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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Music, Direction and a gripping plot.
30 July 2003 | by (Ahmedabad, India) – See all my reviews

A brilliant entertainer, which after two decades since its initial release still, has the potential to deliver its entertainment package.

Three hours of song, excellent music and a story revolving around re-incarnation and divine justice. The music is as great as the audience has come to expect from the team. The direction is snappy and the characters in the plot are all alive and vibrant with each and every one of them fitting in to the story line as vital pieces of the picture.

The guitar lead-in, which forms a prelude to the title song, is used effectively in a few instances in the movie and is instantly recognizable by anyone anywhere who has heard it just once.

The story is effective and easy for the Indian psyche to accept and appreciate since there has always been a feeling of mysticism and awe in the Indian mind when it comes to matters supernatural and the triumph of good over evil.


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