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Rocky (1981)

 |  Action  |  26 April 1981 (India)
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Shamlal is an educated young man who is employed in the construction business by Ratanlal. Shamlal is also the union leader, and would like Ratanlal to enforce measures for workers' safety.... See full summary »

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Rakesh / Rocky D'Souza (as Sunjay Dutt)
Reena Roy ...
Lajwanti / Hirabai
Tina Munim ...
Renuka Seth
Ranjeet ...
Jagdish aka 'J.D.'
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Kathy D'Souza
Shakti Kapoor ...
R.D.
Amjad Khan ...
Robert D'Souza
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Parvati (as Raakhee Gulzar)
Shashikala ...
Sophia
Iftekhar ...
Dr. Bhagwandas
Satyendra Kapoor ...
Ram Avtar (as Satyen Kapoo)
Anwar Hussain ...
Ratanlal (as Anwar Hussein)
Agha ...
Professor
C.S. Dubey ...
Man at the courtesan's place
Shiv Kumar ...
Advocate Sharma
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Shamlal is an educated young man who is employed in the construction business by Ratanlal. Shamlal is also the union leader, and would like Ratanlal to enforce measures for workers' safety. Before he could ensure this, Shamlal is accidentally killed, leaving behind his wife, Parvati, and young son, Rakesh. Rakesh is in trauma because of an incident, and this trauma is repeated in his mind everytime his mother comes near him. Parvati is instructed to keep away from Rakesh, and Rakesh is adopted by Robert and his wife, Kathy, and they re-name him Rocky. Years later Rocky has grown up without knowing who his birth mother is. Rocky lifestyle is carefree, until he falls in love with Renuka. It is then he learns that he is really Rakesh, and that his mother is still alive, and his father did not die accidentally, but was murdered. Rocky sets out to avenge his father's dead, not knowing that his days, along with those of his near and dear ones, may also be numbered. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Nargis (Acclaimed actress, Actor Sanjay Dutt's Mother and Director Sunil Dutt's wife) underwent treatment for the cancer of the pancreas at Solane Kettering Hospital in New York (USA). When her condition deteriorated upon her return to India, she was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Bombay. She sank into a coma on May 2, 1981 and breathed her last on Sunday, May 3, 1981. Her absence at the premiere of this film on May 7, 1981, where one seat was kept vacant for her, was an unforgettable event. Strangely, her presence was felt even more in her absence. See more »

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A kid grows up and avenges
29 April 2006 | by (toronto) – See all my reviews

A very typical Bolly wood drama of the eighties. A loyal union leader is murdered and made it to look like an accident. His son grows up and takes revenge. This was Sanjay Dutts first movie and it shows... childish acting and dancing. However if does give the film a fresh feel. Its got all you can expect from a Hindi movie, songs dance, action, tragedy and of course a happy ending. Music is particularly melodious and RD Burman has done a great job at that. Amjad Khan does a positive role here. A must see for Sanjay Dutt fans and also for those who enjoy eighties Hindi cinema. Its fun to see Shakti Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt disco dancing.


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