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Tradition (1993)

Parampara (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Romance | 14 May 1993 (India)
The grandchildren of two sworn enemies want to put the bitterness between the families behind them, but will the bloodthirsty traditions compel them to do otherwise?


Yash Chopra


Aditya Chopra (screenplay associate: Honey Irani), Honey Irani (screenplay) | 3 more credits »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Sunil Dutt ... Thakur Bhavani Singh
Vinod Khanna ... Thakur Prithvi Singh
Aamir Khan ... Ranvir Prithvi Singh
Ashwini Bhave ... Rajeshwari P. Singh
Raveena Tandon ... Vijaya
Neelam Kothari ... Sapna (as Neelam)
Vikas Anand ... Qawwal Singer
Aloka Mukherjee Aloka Mukherjee ... Phoolmati Shankar (Gora's wife)
Mukesh Rishi ... Thakur Bhavani Singh's Man
Vinod Raut Vinod Raut ... Bhawani Singh's Manager (as Vinod Rawat)
Tinnu Verma Tinnu Verma ... Jwala Singh (as Tinu Verma)
Master Wajid Master Wajid
Master Rizwan Master Rizwan
Anupam Kher ... Gora Shankar
Saif Ali Khan ... Pratap P. Singh


In a remote region in modern day India; there exist a tradition which involves the settling of differences by fighting a duel with pistols loaded with a single bullet in each of them. This deadly tradition takes birth when Thakur Bhavani Singh kills Shankar, the head of the tribe of gypsies. Years passed by with the Thakur's son, Prithvi Singh, returning from London only to befriend, Gora Shankar, the son of Shankar and is introduced to his daughter, Tara so much that they eventually fall in love opting to get marry. Unfortunately, Bhavani Singh arranges Prithvi's marriage with wealthy, Rajeshwari and is enraged when Prithvi informs him about his involvement with Tara thus Gora is threatened with dared consequences prompting Prithvi to marry both Tara and Rajeshwari. A displease Bhavani then instructs his men to massacre the gypsies as well as torch the entire tribe. A pregnant Tara give birth to a baby boy, Ranvir and then perishes. Gora then closes in on Bhavani only to find himself... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Kimi Katkar was the first choice for Ramya's role. But she declined the role because she was about to retire. See more »


Referenced in First Love (1993) See more »

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Yash Chopra ?????got it awfully wrong...
9 February 2008 | by ash_rockin87See all my reviews

a disaster in all sense. with yash chopra behind the lens u expected a mega drama but it turns out to be a damp squid.Corny dialogs about parampara(tradition).the first half see s the oldies in action vinod khanna and sunil dutt. its only in the second half u see the young guns coming.Leads to a conflict between aamir and saif(horrible) after they find out about their past. One movie I'm sure chopra would be embarrassed about.Give it a miss...!

Well talking about the performances Sunil dutt was strictly OK . Vinod khanna his charming self.Aamir was totally wasted in a small role and comes only in the second half,saif well was horrible ,thanks heavens he is an improved actor now.The girls(Neelam,Raveena Tandon) are just there to fill in the running time.

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