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The Burning Train (1980)

A dedicated railway employee's plan to introduce an express train result in sabotage.

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Ravi Chopra

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Ravi Chopra (story), Kamleshwar (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dharmendra ... Ashok
Vinod Khanna ... Vinod Verma
Jeetendra ... Ravi
Vinod Mehra ... Rakesh
Hema Malini ... Seema
Parveen Babi ... Mrs. Sheetal Vinod Verma
Simi Garewal ... School-teacher
Navin Nischol ... Doctor
Danny Denzongpa ... Randhir
Neetu Singh ... Madhu
Sujit Kumar ... Catholic Priest / Police Inspector Ranbir
Ranjeet ... Chander
Iftekhar ... Railway Board Chair Jagmohan
Nasir Hussain ... Mr. Verma (Vinod's dad)
Satyendra Kapoor ... Madhu's dad
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Storyline

Vinod Verma always dreams of creating the perfect and fastest train running in India. He will find his dream shaping up when he became an employee of Indian Railways and his plan is being executed; it took him years of hard work and dedication, in-and-out at night and day. After six years the train is finally completed and is called, 'Super Express'. The inaugural of the train will be from Delhi to Bombay with a record speed of 14 hours. In view of the progress Vinod had made during the past six years he had developed many enemies - one of whom is the son of the chair of the railway board Randhir who had a bomb planted in the train risking the lives of about 500 passengers. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Action | Thriller

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

20 March 1980 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Horiaci vlak See more »

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NH Studioz See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Real life couple actor Om Shivpuri and actress Sudha Shivpuri's only film together but they were not paired with each other. See more »

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References Munimji (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Waada Haan Waada
Performed by Kishore Kumar & Asha Bhosle
Lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi
Music by Rahul Dev Burman
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Good movie but very lengthy.
17 February 2012 | by GaneshKSalianSee all my reviews

The Burning Train is a good watch but is very lengthy.

The movie has many characters which makes it boring plus even there are some songs which could have been avoided which could have made the movie short.

But otherwise the movie is an stylish action packed mass entertainer.

Story:- Vinod Verma is an employee of the Indian Railways, who always had a dream of making the perfect and fastest train in India. After years of dedication the Railway Board approves his prototype of the Super Express. But these years had had their toll on his personal life, as his wife, Sheetal and son, are more like strangers to him. He hopes to make it up to them after the train makes it inaugural run from Delhi to Bombay in a record 14 hours. Showing him support are his friends, Ashok and Rakesh. But an embittered fellow-employee named Randhir, the son of the Chair of the Railway Board, has other plans for Vinod and the Super Express - plans that may derail Vinod's delicate personal balance, and make the Super Express' inaugural journey also the final one.

The story is fine The direction is good.

The music is okay.

The action scenes are excellent.

Performances:- Dharmendra steals the show with his stellar performance.Vinod Khanna is good.Jeetendra is perfect.Hema Malini,Parveen Babi and Neetu Singh are okay in their respective roles.Danny Dengzonpa is superb.

All in all,The Burning Train is a good weekend watch!


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