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Mr. Malwankar lives a small tenement in Grant Road, Bombay, with his son, Arjun, daughter, Sudha, and wife, Rukmini, who is his second wife, as his first wife passed away. Although he is ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Arjun Malvankar
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Geeta Sahani
Raj Kiran ...
Insp. Ravi Rane
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Shivkumar Chowgule
Satyajeet ...
Mohan (as Satyajeet Puri)
Supriya Pathak ...
Sudha Malvankar
A.K. Hangal ...
Mr. Malvankar
Shashikala ...
Mrs. Rukhmini Malvankar
Prem Chopra ...
Din Dayal Trivedi
Shafi Inamdar ...
Anand Patkar
Paresh Rawal ...
Annup Lal
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Babu Ram (as Anu Kapoor)
Sunder ...
Grocer
Raja Bundela ...
Chander
Leena Das
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Mr. Malwankar lives a small tenement in Grant Road, Bombay, with his son, Arjun, daughter, Sudha, and wife, Rukmini, who is his second wife, as his first wife passed away. Although he is well past his retirement age, he continues to work for an abusive employer, Ashok. Arjun's attempts at seeking employment are all in vain. One day when hoodlums are beating up a man, he intervenes, beats the hoodlums up with the help of half of his friends. This is when his life changes forever. One of his friends', Mohan, is killed; Arjun finds out who the killers are, and kills them in broad daylight; he is arrested, and subsequently released, only to be told by his father that he is no longer welcome. A politician, Shiv Kumar Chougule, takes a liking to Arjun and employs him, and gives him all the support and assistance he needs to fight hoodlums. Arjun now finds he has a mission in life, and is quite content. He meets with Geeta Sahani, and both fall in love. Then there is a change in the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Wow!
24 March 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Arjun is really worth a watch, as long as you are not prejudiced towards old films and Sunny Deol.

Story is about an unemployed youth in Bombay who gets involved in crime ad politics because of the circumstances around him. The film also throws light on the hypocrisy and deception politicians use to fulfill their greedy ambitions.

Concept is good, music is just alright, dialogues are among the best with good action sequences. I feel the background score should've been more punchy for a film like this, but that's OK.

I feel they should even make a sequel to this film.


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