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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 »

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NH Studioz See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Sridevi was languishing in the sidelines till this movie launched her high. She earned the sobriquet 'Thundering Thighs' after this movie. See more »

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Referenced in Mast (1999) See more »

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Blockbuster of 1983
8 January 2013 | by basheer447See all my reviews

This movie Himmatwala was a blockbuster of 1983, from this movie Kader khan commercial value increased and even his popularity as comedian, Sri Devi too re-launched after failure pairing with Amol Palikar in Solva Sawan it is 100% entertaining movie for Jeetenra Sri Devi fans performance wise Jeetendra is on top he always gives his best performances, his emotional scene with Waheeda Rehman superb and he excel in dance numbers,his dressing sense from his early films till his retirement over all on top , This movie was a trend setter for different type of comedy and later on lot of movies follows the footstep of this movie. over all it is considered a 100% entertaining movie of Jeetendra Sri Devi hit pair.


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