7.5/10
540
6 user 3 critic

Mashaal (1984)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Family | 9 February 1984 (India)
Trailer
2:36 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

A chain of events changes Raja's life - from black marketer to journalist to an underworld Don and a Racketeer in order to combat Vardhan.

Director:

Yash Chopra

Writers:

Javed Akhtar (dialogue), Javed Akhtar (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Silsila (1981)
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

SILSILA is a love story, thwarted by society's demands, which reappears as adultery but can it survive in the face of society?

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Jaya Bhaduri
Masoom (1983)
Drama | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A happy family goes through turbulent times because of a big mistake by one of the family members.

Director: Shekhar Kapur
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Jugal Hansraj
Bawarchi (1972)
Comedy | Musical | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Squabbling Sharma family has a dubious reputation of not having any cook last there for more than a few months. Word spreads out about this family to such an extent that no person wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Jaya Bhaduri, Usha Kiran
Khubsoorat (1980)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Nirmala Gupta runs her household and family in a very strict and authoritarian manner. While most of her family resent this, they do obey her and carry out her instructions, so as to be on ... See full summary »

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Ashok Kumar, Rekha, Rakesh Roshan
Guddi (1971)
Drama | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A teenage girl will not accept her family's attempt to arrange a marriage for her, as her heart is currently too full of love for the movies and heartthrob actor "Dharmendra."

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Dharmendra, Jaya Bhaduri, Sumita Sanyal
Mr. India (1987)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he rises to the occasion and fights to save his children and all of India from the clutches of a megalomaniac.

Director: Shekhar Kapur
Stars: Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Amrish Puri
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After the death of their parents; Ravi Anand the eldest of seven brothers becomes the guardian to his other six siblings. His dictatorship and measures to get things done are frustrated by ... See full summary »

Director: Raj N. Sippy
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Ranjeeta Kaur
Mili (1975)
Drama | Romance | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A reclusive, depressed man and a bubbly young woman fall in love but then find out that she has cancer.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
Stars: Jaya Bhaduri, Amitabh Bachchan, Usha Kiran
Ram Aur Shyam (1967)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Abused by an oppressive brother-in-law Gajendra (Pran), Ramchandra (Dilip Kumar) runs away from home, and ends up in a small village where he is mistaken for Shyamrao (also Dilip Kumar), ... See full summary »

Director: Tapi Chanakya
Stars: Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Mumtaz
Hum (1991)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A wealthy and cruel businessman, Bhaktawar lord over a dockyard making all the workers his slaves. All the workers will work but no one will entail a salary, the union leader Tiger opposes ... See full summary »

Director: Mukul Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Govinda
Saudagar (1991)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Veeru Singh and Rajeshwar Singh are sworn enemies, their clans and villagers have taken sides in a blood feud. Guns, and goons galore in both their fiefdoms. Military grade training for ... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai
Stars: Dilip Kumar, Raaj Kumar, Vivek Mushran
Faasle (1985)
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A story of the blind sense of duty of the elders and the self-confidence and arrogance of the young. Both think they are right for the sake of love.

Director: Yash Chopra
Stars: Sunil Dutt, Rekha, Rohan Kapoor
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Anil Kapoor ... Raja
Dilip Kumar ... Vinod Kumar
Waheeda Rehman ... Sudha Kumar
Rati Agnihotri ... Geeta
Amrish Puri ... S.K. Vardhan
Saeed Jaffrey ... Kishorilal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mohan Agashe ... Keshav
Vikas Anand ... Inspector
Avtar Gill ... Mohan
Gulshan Grover ... Munna
Iftekhar ... Doctor
Annu Kapoor ... Nagesh (Cameo)
Harish Magon Harish Magon ... Damodar
Alok Nath ... Dinesh (Editor)
Nilu Phule ... Vithal Rao
Edit

Storyline

MASHAAL is a story about Vinod (Dilip Kumar) an honest, fearless editor of an outspoken newspaper, Raja (Anil Kapoor) a man from the slums who takes to black marketing to make his living and Vardhan (Amrish Puri) who is a powerful and respected figure of the city whose cloak of respectability hid all the social evils. In an attempt to combat Vardhan, life ends up differently for Vinod and Raja. Written by Official Source

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Drama | Family

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

9 February 1984 (India) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Yash Raj Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dilip Kumar's dialog He Bhai became quite famous and is used in many films and also by his fans. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main
Performed by Kishore Kumar
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Music by Hridaynath Mangeshkar
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Dilip Kumar shines again.
31 August 2002 | by Kruger-BrentSee all my reviews

Dilip Kumar with his mind-blowing performance proved again that he is unmatchable and undoubtedly the legend of Indian cinema. All the characters, such as of Waheeda Rehman, Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri fit perfectly in their roles. Another great film from Yash Chopra, recommended to everyone.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed