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Himmatwala (1983)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 25 February 1983 (India)
A poor and wronged woman's son returns from the big city to avenge his father, a honest school teacher.

Director:

K. Raghavendra Rao

Writers:

Kader Khan (dialogue), K. Raghavendra Rao (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sridevi ... Rekha S. Bandookwala
Jeetendra ... Ravi D. Murti
Amjad Khan ... Sher Singh Bandookwala
Waheeda Rehman ... Savitri
Kader Khan ... Narayandas Gopaldas (Munimji)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shoma Anand ... Champa
Asrani ... Bhushan
Arun Govil ... Govind
Satyendra Kapoor ... Dharam Murti (Ravi's father)
Shakti Kapoor ... Shakti N. Gopaldas
Sulochana Latkar ... Govind's Grandmother
Swaroop Sampat ... Padma (Ravi's sister)
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Storyline

In order to defame the reputation of a school-master Dharam Murti; the landlord Sher Singh Bandookwala and Narayandas Gopaldas accuses him of sexually molesting a woman. The decision gets accepted by the local village Panchayat and Dharam, his wife Savitri, a son Ravi and his daughter Padma gets out-cast from the village for a period of one month. Dharam goes away never to return leaving his wife to bring up their children in a destitute way of living. Savitri slogs hard to send Ravi to the city for education - years later Ravi returns to his village as an engineer - and is all set to clear his father's name at any cost. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 February 1983 (India) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Padmalaya Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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The biggest blockbuster of its time.Its remake made in 2013 by Sajid Khan was a complete failure. See more »

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Remake of Ooriki Monagadu (1981) See more »

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AAA an amazing film to watch
29 August 2006 | by paribadarSee all my reviews

A great film made in Madras, I thought they make Tamil films only but no that not true. Its a worth watching film and Ragu is a great director. I heard the song of the movie but not seen the movie but when I saw the first time its so brilliant, with great performance and music, dance numbers. It is just great to watch Sridevi dance along with Jeetu. The rest cast is amazing in their roles and cinematography captures beautiful locations amazingly and I loved this film since I watched on DVD. Its 8 out of 10. And one of Jeetu's best work ever. Bappi Lahiri have given a great music for the film. The singers have done great job also.


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