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Tezaab (1988)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Romance | 11 November 1988 (India)
A college student, who wants to join the army and serve his country, becomes a criminal due to unforeseen circumstances.

Director:

N. Chandra
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4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
Anil Kapoor ... Mahesh Deshmukh (Munna)
Madhuri Dixit ... Mohini
Anupam Kher ... Shyamlal (Mohini's dad)
Chunky Pandey ... Baban
Kiran Kumar ... Lotiya Pathan
Suresh Oberoi ... Inspector Gagan Singh
Mahavir Shah ... Inspector Gupta
Annu Kapoor ... Abbas Ali (Guldasta)
Suparna Anand ... Jyoti Deshmukh
Mandakini ... Nikita (special appearance)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sulabha Deshpande
Dharma Dharma
Jack Gaud ... Mukut Bihari
Brij Gopal
Martar Gopal Martar Gopal
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From a very early age Mahesh Deshmukh has dreams of serving his country; his encouragement and dreams multiplies when his parents are killed by a gang of robbers who plan to loot the bank they are employed in. He then joins the Indian armed forces whereby he excel in the services he honestly provide to his country. During his college days he gets to meet his fellow collegian, Mohini who wholeheartedly love him and after placing a bet with his friends over her he then began to love her whereby he manages to convince her of his love. Mohini's father Shyamlal is an alcoholic and wants her to dance and take up prostitution as her profession so that she can be able to provide money for his daily share of alcohol. This does not anger well with Mahesh who decides to put a stop to this only to find himself at loggerheads with Shyamlal who takes the help of a gangster, Lotiya Pathan to frame Mahesh, gets him arrested, charged and outcast by law from the city of Bombay for a period of a year. ... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Violent Love Story

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Action | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Aditya Pancholi was the first choice to play the lead.But when Boney Kapoor's interference got Anil Kapoor the role. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Akaash Vani (2013) See more »

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So gaya ye Jaha so gaya aasma
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal
Performed by Nitin Mukesh,Shabbir Kumar and Alka Yagnik
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Nice film
14 May 2009 | by silvan-desouzaSee all my reviews

N Chandra used to make great films in the past, this film is his most memorable film ever and also was a big hit

The film also is remembered as Anil's one of best performances and also made Madhuri a sensation

The film may sound ordinary today but was different those days the film does have lot of clichés and the initial college scenes and the entire jumping form top scene of Anil is too amateurish but it's okay for it's time

The film successfully portrays a violent love story which falls due to circumstances

The scenes between Anil and Madhuri are pure magic while the transformation of Anil should be seen to be believed The pace is hampered at times and also there are too many stupid scenes in the middle plus the ingredients of commercial film yet the film stands out

N Chandra does a great job Music was a big hit

Anil Kapoor stands out, his walk, talk all make you feel he is a real tapori which he had played before in MASHAAL but here his role became most memorable He kept playing goon roles later in THIKANA and other films Madhuri Dixit was good in her part Anupam excels and evokes more hatred then Kiran Kumar Kiran Kumar irritates as the villain Annu Kapoor is good


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