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Shiva (1989)

 -  Action  -  5 October 1989 (India)
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Shiva is a new student in the community college. He is welcomed by a group of collegians, including the lovely Asha, to whom Shiva is instantly attracted to. Shiva notices that there is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nagarjuna Akkineni ...
Shiva (as Nagarjuna)
Amala Akkineni ...
Asha (as Amala)
Raghuvaran ...
Bhavani
J.D. Chakravarthi ...
J. Durga Rao (as Chakravarthy)
Murali Mohan
Subhalekha Sudhakar
Chinna ...
Chhotu
Tanikella Bharani ...
Nanaji (as Bharani)
Jagan ...
Naresh
Nirmalamma
Uttej ...
Yadgiri
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Prakash (as Zutshi)
Paresh Rawal ...
Tilakdhari Azaad
Brij Gopal ...
Ganesh (as Brijgopal)
Ajit Vachani ...
Krishna Kant
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Shiva is a new student in the community college. He is welcomed by a group of collegians, including the lovely Asha, to whom Shiva is instantly attracted to. Shiva notices that there is violence within the college by people who are not even students. When he decides to find out their motives, he is met with violence, and threats. Now Shiva must decide to stand up for his college, or just carry on studying, finish college, and move on. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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One of the best Action Packed Entertainer
13 August 2011 | by (Chennai, India) – See all my reviews

Shiva is definitely one of the top class action entertainer of its time. For the beginners it was the first time audience saw the use of bike chain as a potential weapon, henceforth followed by goons both in real life and films as well. Shiva gave an absolutely new dimension to action films in India with its fluid packed stunts (something which were unheard of at that time). Such was its intensity that the movie ran jam packed for many months not only in Telugu, but also Tamil and Hindi as well. The film still has cult status down south even today as it saw the rise of one of the Superstars of South film industry in Akkineni Nagarjuna.


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