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Ghayal (1990)

Ajay Mehra, an amateur boxer, takes revenge against Balwant Rai, a crooked businessman, after his elder brother is killed.

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Rajkumar Santoshi

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Lateef Binny (assistant screenplay writer), Vijay Deveshwar (assistant screenplay writer) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sunny Deol ... Ajay Mehra
Amrish Puri ... Balwant Rai
Meenakshi Sheshadri ... Varsha Bharti (as Meenakshi Seshadri)
Moushumi Chatterjee ... Indu Mehra (as Moushami Chatterjee)
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Police Commissioner Ashok Pradhan
Om Puri ... ACP Joe D'Souza
Raj Babbar ... Ashok Mehra
Shabbir Khan Shabbir Khan ... Vardha Rajan
Sudesh Berry ... Rajan Berry
Mitwa Mitwa ... Mitwa
Shafi Inamdar ... Barrister Pramod Saran Gupta
Brahmachari Brahmachari ... Mohiley
Sharat Saxena ... Dekka
Annu Kapoor ... Drunkard
Viju Khote ... Coach
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Ajay Mehra lives with his elder brother Ashok and sister-in-law Indu. He leaves for Bangalore in order to train to become an international boxer. On his return to New Delhi, he finds that Ashok is missing. He lodges a complaint at the police station but to no avail. He decides to search for his brother himself but still does not find him. Later on, Ashok's body is found and Ajay is accused of killing him as well as having an illicit relationship with his sister-in-law. While in jail, Ajay makes friends with some other hardcore convicts, who are good at heart. Then one day, they escape the jail by overpowering the guards. Ajay only has one thing on his mind: to kill Balwant Rai, a wealthy, powerful and corrupt businessman who had used Ashok's business as a front for his illegal activities. Ajay's new friends and his love interest Varsha, a journalist, help him in his mission. Written by Soumitra

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The wounded who tore the world apart.


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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

22 June 1990 (India) See more »

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Vijayta Films See more »
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After producers were backing up on Rajkumar Santoshi,Dharmendra decided to produce the film through his banner Vijeta films. See more »

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Ghayal- Sunny Deol's shot to fame
14 November 2007 | by IbukSee all my reviews

This movie gave Sunny Deol his first award, until then he was a struggling actor. I watched this movie when I was very young. It impressed me then it still impresses me to this day. Out of all the performances it was Sunny Deol's performance as the angry young man that stood out. Amrish Puri went through the motions, Raj Babbar was good and Meenakshi provided good support.

Sunny Deol career has gone downhill since his Ghayal days. The last impressive film he made was Border over a decade ago. These days he restricts himself to patriotic films which get him nowhere. This movie was directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, who went on to make great films like Damini and the highly underrated China- Gate. Coincidentally Raj Kanwar's name is mentioned as a assistant director, he went on to make Dewaana, Laadla, Judaai, Daag and many more. This was Sunny Deol in his finest hour.


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