Shanker is jailed for theft and there meets with Tony, who introduces him to professional boxing, after witnessing him fight an inmate. When he gets out of jail, Shanker takes up professional boxing.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Savitri Dharma
Shankar Dharma
Rajni Khatau
Raghu Raj
Tony Braganza (as Parikshat Sahani)
Sujit Kumar ...
Inspector Khatau
Sudhir ...
Gaffar Bhai
Gurbachchan Singh ...
Shera (as Gurbachan Singh)
Baby Pinky
Shekhar Purohit
Azaad Irani
Man whose watch gets stolen
Sunder Taneja
Master Nadeem ...
Sonu Dharma


Dharma's boxing career fades when he receives an injury due to which he lose his job at Kashmir Silk Mills. This then raised his tension prompting him to take to alcohol in a big way leaving his family in a destitute way of living consisting of his pregnant wife, Savitri and young son, Shankar. Things worsen when Savitri give birth to another son, Sonu forcing Shankar to take up to criminal activities in order to sustain the family. Years later, Shankar now a professional criminal gets arrested for theft only to find his life changing when he meets Tony Braganza who teaches him professional boxing after his release from jail. Shankar's challenge to the reigning Champion, Raghuraj, makes him lose albeit with sustaining an injury prompting his girlfriend, Rajni Khatau to extract a promise from him that he would not enter the ring again. But his dad is not happy with this and wants him to excel in boxing. A refusal from Shankar takes his dad back to alcohol accusing his son of his ... Written by gavin (

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Bollywood's Raging Bull
8 December 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I have seen many Mithun's movie this one is totally different from other movies of that time. I like director Raj N Sippy, in the past he has given memorable movies like Baazi,Satte Pe Satta etc.Danny also has done a great job in this movie he has portrayed the role of Mithun's father (they are almost of same age) , but Danny did it with fine maturity and courage. The story revolves around the Boxer who has to win his last fight to get back his dignity which his Father lost once in the same arena.

The story is very emotional and certainly enjoyable. I would give it as 8 out of 10.

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