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Main Azaad Hoon (1989)

Not Rated | | Drama | 15 December 1989 (India)
A newspaper reporter exploits an ordinary man for few rupees to pose as a man who is fighting against the corrupt politicians and prints imaginary stories in his name to improve the ... See full summary »

Director:

Tinnu Anand

Writer:

Javed Akhtar
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Cast

Credited cast:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Azaad
Shabana Azmi ... Subhashini Saigal
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ram Gopal Bajaj ... Rambhau Kaka (Villege Sarpanch)
Arun Bakshi ... Protester
Raja Bundela ... Anwar
Avtar Gill ... IG Nagu
Suhas Joshi Suhas Joshi ... Avinash's mom
Annu Kapoor ... Munna
Javed Khan ... Mill worker
Mushtaq Khan ... Pandey
Sachin Khedekar ... Mishra - CM's assistant
Anupam Kher ... Dalichand Jain
Mushtaq Merchant Mushtaq Merchant
Sudhir Pandey ... Gulabchand (Prime Minister)
Deepak Qazir ... V.K. Dubey
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Storyline

A newspaper reporter exploits an ordinary man for few rupees to pose as a man who is fighting against the corrupt politicians and prints imaginary stories in his name to improve the circulation of her newspaper. People take him for real and he becomes a powerful leader of poor man. One day the paper prints a letter in his name that he is going to end his life fighting corruption. This puts the ordinary man in a fix. He knows that at this juncture he can't refute the accuracy of all those stories. He also realizes that he is the sole hope of millions. Finally, he buckles under moral pressure and jumps from an incomplete multi-storied building and ends his life. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

15 December 1989 (India) See more »

Filming Locations:

Rajkot, Gujarat, India

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Production Co:

Nadiadwala Sons See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

While a huge crowd gathered to shoot the climax and many waiting outside the stadium to enter.Amitabh Bachchan went on to the mike and got hold of the crowd he started singing the song Jithne Bazu Uthne Sar with actions and asked everyone to follow him Tinu Anand rolled the camera and the climax got shot with about 50,000 people. See more »

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A copy with a serious overtone.
11 July 2006 | by sauravmitraSee all my reviews

This is a copy of the movie Meet John Doe by director Frank Capra. Although the original is satirical or humorous, this film is serious. Indeed it brings out the present day mess that is called India. The character of Azad is the quintessential voice of our inner self. Well made movie and highly watchable, but a copy nonetheless.

Amitabh Bachchan gives a stellar performance as Azaad, but being in his 'barren' zone of movies, this one bombed spectacularly in the box office. Although a serious movie, it is still watchable with the family because unlike most of his movies of that period, this one lacks violence.


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