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.
Did You Know?
Anil was cast as one of the friends (Gulshan Grover, Madan Jain). This is when was Kamal Hassan was under consideration. When he dropped out, Anil was bumped up on the recommendation of Javed Aktar and Shabana Azmi. See more
Referenced in Ek Ruka Hua Faisla
O Holi Aayee, Holi Aayee Dekho
Performed by Kishore Kumar
, Lata Mangeshkar
and Mahendra Kapoor
Lyrics by Javed Akhtar
Music by Hridaynath Mangeshkar See more