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Agneepath (1990)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 16 February 1990 (India)
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A young boy's quest for revenge leads him to become a gangster as an adult, and with each day he becomes more and more like his enemies. Can he find vengeance and redemption?


Mukul Anand (as Mukul S. Anand)


H. Banerjee (Subtitles), Kader Khan (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
Top Rated Indian Movies #196 | 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Vijay Dinanath Chavan
Mithun Chakraborty ... Krishnan Iyer MA
Madhavi ... Mary Matthew
Neelam Kothari ... Siksha Chavan (as Neelam)
Danny Denzongpa ... Kancha Cheena
Alok Nath ... Master Dinanath Chavan
Rohini Hattangadi ... Suhasini Chavan
Tinnu Anand ... Nathu (Kaka)
Vikram Gokhale ... Commissioner M. S. Gaitonde
Archana Puran Singh ... Shanti / Laila (as Archana Puransingh)
Master Manjunath ... Young Vijay
Sharat Saxena ... Terelin
Goga Kapoor ... Dhinkar Rao
Monty Sharma Monty Sharma ... Shetty (as Monty)
Avtar Gill ... Usman


Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan) father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena (Danny Denzongpa), and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows up protecting his sister and mother by becoming a gangster himself. Eventually he works his way up the ladder until he is face to face with the men who killed his father, but by this time he is little different from them, and his actions have put his family in the line of danger once more. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The path of fire


Action | Crime | Drama


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Did You Know?


After the film Kader Khan suggested that they show Amitabh's character getting his vocal cords hurt. This would explain why Amitabh was speaking with a different voice. The audience had rejected the film mostly due to Amitabh's different voice used. See more »


Vijay Dinanath Chavan: If I wanted I could have killed you myself. But Vijay Chavan does not give his enemies such an easy death.
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Referenced in Jab We Met (2007) See more »

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Amitabh Bachchan
10 November 2005 | by rajeev_baranSee all my reviews

With an electrifying performance that could surely wake up the dead, Amitabh Bachchan proves yet again that there is no one to match him.

This kind of movies rely on the performance of the main character. And I have never seen such an powerful performance as this one by Amitji. Simply mind blowing. The anger through his eyes seem to radiate through your screen.

The rest of the cast performs very well. Especially Amitabh's mother, the inspector and Danny Denzongpa. Mithun is good as well, although one might think he tends to go overboard sometimes.

The dialogues are one of the best I ever heard, if not the best. Every time when a dialogue was delivered, I got goosebumps. These dialogues stick with you forever, especially if you are an Amitabh Bachchan fan.

The backgrounds score is phenomenal. It reminds you of Scarface, which is another masterpiece.

Music is reasonable, although I think the movie would have been better off with only one song in it or none at all.

Scenes that stick with you are to many to mention. I wilt remember this entire movie for the rest of my life. And I will surely watch it several times more.

This is an absolute must-see for every Amitabh Bachchan fan! You don't wanna miss this one.......

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16 February 1990 (India) See more »

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