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Yeshwant (1997)

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Tough policier about a straight, but maverick cop who does not believe in bending over, no matter what. He encourages his wife to become a lawyer and tutors her at home, while helping with ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nana Patekar ...
Inspector Yeshwant Lohar
Madhoo ...
Ragini Y. Lohar
Atul Agnihotri ...
Inspector John Frank
Mohan Joshi ...
Salim Shaikh
Shafi Inamdar ...
Advocate Vikram (as Late Shafi Inamdar)
Achyut Potdar ...
Kale
Ravindra Sathe
Gavin Packard ...
Salim's goon
Bala Thakur
Nagesh Patekar
Ashok Maurya ...
(as Ashok Mourya)
Arun Bakshi ...
Psychiatrist
Brij Gopal ...
Shetty
Vikas Anand ...
Dr. Godbole
Padmakar Saraf
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Tough policier about a straight, but maverick cop who does not believe in bending over, no matter what. He encourages his wife to become a lawyer and tutors her at home, while helping with the chores, and she does achieve that goal. Somewhat like an Indian version of 'Dirty Harry', this is virtually a one-man show by Nana Patekar. Written by ajmal hussain <ajji@nightmail.com>

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Shafi Inamdar passed away before the release of the film. See more »

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A watchable movie, theme is familiar and style of acting very much expected
3 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Story line is the one thats has been hackneyed in the Hindi films, it is a theme that has been utilised in so many films that it is losing appeal to me, and I am certain there are others like me among the the audiences of Hindi films. Patekar is a great actor, but this particular role has been done in a style that is getting to be monotonous. To me it seems that Patekar, will never be a versatile actor, or character actor. In an idustry where typecasting is more of a norm than exception, Mr Patekar has got oi a groove he will never be able to get out of. I still enjoyed the movie the first time. There is an energy in the movie, Patekar's intensity can always generate excitement, the 2nd time,it dint do anything for me. The third time, it was "yeah!yeah! What else is new!" And I changed the Channel. For comparison, I have seen The Khakee a few times, even now if I spent a few minutes with it I watch it till the end.


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