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A small town in rural India gets to witness a confrontation between two fathers - one a rich, powerful, influential, and cruel Zamindar Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh - who wants the man who ... See full summary »

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Rudra
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Paro
Sachin Khedekar ...
Shiva
Tanvi Hegde ...
Durga, 'Muniya' (Rudra's daughter)
Sagar Thawani ...
Lav, Durga's brother
Samrat Thawani ...
Kush, Durga's brother
Siddharth ...
Bachchu Singh
Anjan Srivastav ...
Senior Doctor
Sachin Suvarna
Vineet Srinet
Dinesh Anand ...
(as Late Dinesh Anand)
Mita Vasisht ...
Thakurain
Atul Kale
Nilesh Diwekar ...
(as Nilesh Divekar)
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Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh
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A small town in rural India gets to witness a confrontation between two fathers - one a rich, powerful, influential, and cruel Zamindar Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh - who wants the man who filed a police complaint against his two sons to be killed immediately. And the other is Rudra, a poor laborer employed by Avadh, who wants justice when he finds out that his nine year old daughter, Durga, has been beaten and brutally raped by Avadh's sons, Bachhu, and Bhola. Amidst this background we have a corrupt doctor, who is willing to change his medical report after he is bribed appropriately; and a Police Inspector, Ramnarayan Bhardwaj, who is willing to drop any charges against Avadh's sons provided he gets his "dues" from the Thakur. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Some good action
16 June 2003 | by (Redmond) – See all my reviews

It was after a long time that I saw a good hindi action film. I was tired of the chick flicks and heros who threw punches but didn't draw out any blood.

It takes some time for Sanjay Dutt to rise to the villains. Except for the mujra songs the films does not go into boring time pass scenes. Fortunately there is no hero-heroine love BS except for a short unnecessary sub-plot of the villains daugher falling in love with a commoner.

When the violence finally starts it is good. Sanjay Dutt rises up and plans some good moves to carry out his revenge. Jackie Shroff is fantastic as a completely corrupt police officer. I just love the scene where he puts his lathi (staff) into the bullet wound of one of the villain's son and then twists it before taking it out.

See this movie if you are tired of watching Sharukh Khan dance and sing around or of Vivek Oberoi beating up a guy 3 times his size and still not being able to draw blood.


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