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Parinda (1989)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 3 November 1989 (India)
Two brothers are caught on the different sides of a gang war.

Director:

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Writers:

Vidhu Vinod Chopra (scenario), Vidhu Vinod Chopra (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nana Patekar ... Anna
Vidhu Vinod Chopra ... Corpse
Kamal Chopra Kamal Chopra ... Rama
Suresh Oberoi ... Abdul Khan
Anupam Kher ... Inspector Prakash
Anang Desai ... Inspector Meerani
Jackie Shroff ... Kishen
Tom Alter ... Musa
Sameer Anjaan Sameer Anjaan ... Kid Kishen (as Sameer)
Hitesh Hitesh ... Kid Karan
Mohan Mohan ... Kid Anna
Shweta Shweta ... Kid Paro
Jatin Jatin ... Kid Prakash
Vilas Shinde Vilas Shinde ... Man with bug
Imtiaz Hussain Imtiaz Hussain ... Dara (as Imteyaz Hussein)
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Storyline

After the death of Kishen and Karan's dad they are left destitute and struggle to survive on Bombay's footpath. They are eventually befriend by Paro and her brother Prakash; Paro and Karan fall in love and after days of starvation and hunger Kishen decides to rob a handbag only to escape whereby he is introduced to a dreaded gangster Anna who introduced him to crime thus Kishen is able to educate Karan in a convent school and eventually send him to the United States of America for further education. After years Karan returned home as an adult with the intention of re-uniting with his brother, Kishen, his beloved Paro and her brother Prakash all of whom are now adults. He find out that Prakash is now a police inspector and they plan to meet at a spot in Delhi which happens to be a front where pigeons are fed by passers-by unfortunately Prakash is killed before Karan's eyes by a gang of three men in a car who are recognize by Karan. Karan then vows to get Prakash's killers prosecuted by... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Action | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

3 November 1989 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Pigeon See more »

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Sanjay Leela Bansali had shot the songs in this film, but after 1942- A Love Story, he became famous. See more »

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Featured in Eklavya: The Royal Guard (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Tum Se Milke
[Contains a melody sample of "When I Need You" by Leo Sayer]
Performed by Asha Bhosle, Suresh Wadkar
Lyrics written by Khurshid Hallauri
Music composed by Rahul Dev Burman
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One of the best indian gansta film
20 November 2002 | by padiyarkSee all my reviews

This movie could have been bad. Really, really, bad. But thanks to a great director, a great actor (Patekar), and great performances by the usual bollywood actors, this movie is a groundbreaker in Indian Cinema. Has to be one of my favorite movies from india along with Masoom and Prahaar


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