Kishan Shah is a self-respecting, wise old man who has divided his property amongst his family and now lives with his youngest son, Ram Sharan. However he is not able to get along with him and his family for too long.

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Kishan Shah is a self-respecting, wise old man who has divided his property amongst his family and now lives with his youngest son, Ram Sharan. However he is not able to get along with him and his family for too long.

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A brilliant movie
29 October 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

It is only with sheer coincidence that one comes across a brilliant piece of art like 'Rui ka Bojh.' A movie that inspires one to think about one's family and the value of relationships. I, perhaps, have come across the best work of Pankaj Kapoor, Raghubir Yadav and Reema Lagoo. The title itself is very thought provoking. An incredible script along with matchless performances - now this is what is called exceptional cinema. This movie has changed my idea of brilliance in Indian cinema during the 90s. Only DD National can come up with such masterpieces on Saturday night. Kudos to all involved. A must watch for those who are interested in some deep, meaningful movies.


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