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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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Never try a father's patience

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Amazingly good
30 June 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Amazingly good, in the mould of a classic western, with Sanjay Dutt, who is maybe one of the best actors period. He is up there with Pacino, Bachchan, Brando, etc.

Nandita Das stood out, playing Dutt's wife, in a very powerful performance.

I enjoyed the slow build up to the climax of the film; Puri in one of his best "bad guy" roles was also great.

.. One warning, I had to buy this DVD three times. Both previous copies by Spark, where defective and would not play past the 70-minute mark.

Highly recommended.


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