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Antardwand (2008)

A young man is kidnapped by a local strongman with the intention of forcing him to marry his daughter to secure a family alliance.

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Raj Singh Chaudhary ...
Raghu Veer
Swati Sen ...
Janki
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Mahendra Babu (Janki's father)
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Madhukar Shahi (Raj's father)
Himanshi ...
Sia
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Shakti Kumar ...
Shakti
Neelima
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A young man is kidnapped by a local strongman with the intention of forcing him to marry his daughter to secure a family alliance.

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INR 5,000,000 (estimated)
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The movie story depicts what really used to happen in 90's in Bihar and still a traditional version of this type of marraiage, though in a softer version, followed in some tribes of North India See more »

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A well made movie
15 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

Stumbled upon this movie while browsing Amazon Prime. It is shocking to see tradition of "groom kidnapping" quite prevalent in Bihar & UP. All the characters played their part well ; especially the lead actors - Raj Singh Chaudhary and Swati Sen ; ably supported by Akhilendra Mishra. Vinay Pathak also played well despite a small but critical role. The story; supposed to be based on a real event is quite gripping. However;i felt that the movie ended abruptly leaving the viewer guessing about Janki's future. Also; Raghuveer's Delhi girlfriend readily aborts the baby & gets engaged to someone else.

The dialect , locale in the movie is authentic. For a first time director; Sushil Rajpal deserves credit in directing a well made movie with a gripping story line. Its a pity that such movies are not well publicized. suhas katti


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