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Karz (1980)

Not Rated | | Action, Musical, Romance | 11 June 1980 (India)
Ravi is killed by his wife after his marriage. He is reborn as Monty and is now a singer he goes to holiday in Ooty where he recollects his memories from previous life and inquires about his family from first life and his evil wife Kamini.

Director:

Subhash Ghai

Writers:

Sachin Bhowmick (screenplay) (as Sachin Bhowmic), Rahi Masoom Reza (dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rishi Kapoor ... Monty
Tina Ambani ... Tina (as Tina Munim)
Simi Garewal ... Kamini Verma
Raj Kiran ... Ravi Verma
Prem Nath ... Sir Judah
Pran ... Kabira
Durga Khote ... Shanta Prasad Verma
Abha Dhulia Abha Dhulia ... Julie
Jalal Agha Jalal Agha ... Dr. Dayal
Pinchoo Kapoor ... Mr. G.G. Oberoi
Iftekhar ... Dr. Daniel (as Iftikhar)
Birbal ... Daiyan (Kabir's right)
Viju Khote ... Baiyan (Kabir's left) (as Vijoo Khote)
Mac Mohan ... Sir Judah's Spokesperson
Mukri ... College Principal
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Storyline

Sir Juda plans to take over the vast estate of Ranimaa, but finds out that the beneficiary is her son, Ravi Verma. He asks Ravi's girlfriend to marry him, and then have him killed accidentally, which she does. This devastates Ranimaa, and leaves the estate open for Sir Juda to take over. Years later, Monty Oberoi, who is a popular singer, surfaces into this story. He has visions of a murder taking place, and is unable to comprehend the meaning of these visions. His travesl take him to Ranimaa's estate, and it is then that he realizes the reason and motive of his birth. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

11 June 1980 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

In Debt See more »

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Mukta Arts See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

" Om Shanti Om " was sampled from Lord Shorty song " Shanti Om". See more »

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Just before the famous 'Om Shanti Om' song starts, the banner on stage reads as 'HMV Diamond Jubilee Celebration'. And then in the next shot, the banner above the audience reads as 'Golden Jubilee Celebration'. See more »

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Soundtracks

Main Solah Baras Ki
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Performed by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar
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Great Classic
23 September 2007 | by vjkaramSee all my reviews

This is one of my favourites. When I was growing up, we had a video of this movie. I saw this movie countless times and never got tired of it. That song dard-e-dil is an amazing song. Tina Munim looked so beautiful in that song with a black scarf on her head.

Rishi Kapoor truly is one of the best actors. He did justice to the role. Durga Khote as Rishi Kapoor's mother played a very emotional role. Simi Grewal was stunning in her role as Rani Sahiba and a villain.

This is a must see movie. It's the best movie on reincarnation, I can think of. The only other movie that would come close is Kudrat.


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