Criticizing the prohibition of alcohol, prostitution and illegal drugs in Gujarat, this film unfolds the story of a cruel and clever bootlegger, whose business is highly challenged by a tough cop.


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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
ACP Ghulam Patel
Shivraj Alam
Zeenat Aman ...
Alam's Mother
Mahira Khan ...
ACP Patel's Partner
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub ...
Arya Babbar ...
Alam's Brother
Zakir Hussain ...
DCP Jai Kapoor
Govind Namdeo ...
Mohsina's Father
Mumtaz Sorcar ...
ACP Patel's Girlfriend
Mahendra Shrivas ...
Kaizaad Kotwal ...
Mill Owner


In an alcohol free-state, a cruel and clever liquor baron monopolizes the industry until it is eventually thwarted by a police officer. Angered by his loss of wealth, the man retaliates by creating a network of supporters in favor of this black market, gradually establishing himself as Gujarat's most ruthless crime lord at the height of the 1980s Gujarat riots.

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Baniye Ka Dimaag Aur Miyanbhai Ki Daring.


Action | Crime | Thriller



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