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The Seventh Horse of the Sun (1992)

Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 1992 (India)
On a lazy afternoon, a man shares his memories of a storyteller friend who once narrated a convoluted love story with intertwined plots. As these plots unravel, reality mixes with fiction.

Director:

Shyam Benegal

Writers:

Dharmvir Bharati (story), Shama Zaidi (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajit Kapoor ... Manek Mullah (as Rajit Kapur)
Raghuvir Yadav ... Shyam
Siraj Ahmed Siraj Ahmed ... Omkar
Rakesh Dhar Rakesh Dhar ... Prakash
Rajeshwari Sachdev ... Jamuna
Anang Desai ... Jamuna's father
Mohini Sharma Mohini Sharma ... Jamuna's Mother
Himani Shivpuri ... Roma
Ravi Jhankal ... Ramdhan
Suresh Bhagwat Suresh Bhagwat ... Zamindar
Asma Asma ... Jamuna's Child (as Baby Asma)
Riju Bajaj Riju Bajaj ... Tanna
Amrish Puri ... Mahesar Dalal
Shashibala Sahay Shashibala Sahay ... Mausi
Sujata Kaango Sujata Kaango ... Tanna's Older Sister (as Sujata Kango)
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Storyline

On a lazy afternoon, a man shares his memories of a storyteller friend who once narrated a convoluted love story with intertwined plots. As these plots unravel, reality mixes with fiction. Written by Rohit Mehta

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1992 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Seventh Horse of the Sun See more »

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Trivia

The lowest, slowest or the weakest in a group or society determines the speed or progress of the whole. The title of the movie, a metaphor as the movie itself, draws this analogy with the seventh horse pulling the chariot of the sun. See more »

Quotes

Manek Mullah: ln stories we can twist our dreams and reality to fulfil our desires. A story is a strange mixture of truth and invention,through which we see what we are, what we desire to be, What we eventually become.
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References Devdas (1955) See more »

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Brilliant
28 September 2008 | by anuj-vivekSee all my reviews

I saw this movie about a year back and was really impressed by Benegal. I am not much of a reviewer, and decided to submit a review only because i was appalled by the reviews this movie has got here. This movie definitely deserves a watch, at least by all Indians. The screenplay was brilliant, the plot unfolds slowly and beautifully and you start feeling for the characters. The performances are brilliant, Nina Gupta and Amrish Puri being the most impressive. The direction and photography are flawless and clearly show why Benegal is so respected. Overall, the movie was entertaining and thought-provoking and definitely one of the best Hindi movies i have ever seen. And i can say i loved it more than several top 250 IMDb movies.

The Hindi, i agree, might be a little difficult to understand at times, but let it not bother you, or still better, use subtitles.


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