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Mahaanta: The Film (1997)

Young Vijay studies in Good Shepherd High School, lives a wealthy lifestyle in a small scenic town along with his uncle, who is the Inspector General of Police in Bombay, and has a close ... See full summary »

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Afzal Khan

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Afzal Khan (screenplay), Afzal Khan (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kishore Anand Bhanushali ... Sanjay's friend
Snehal Dabi ... Sanjay's friend
Poonam Dhillon ... Vijay's wife
Salim Khan Ding-Dong ... Man in black, during Mr & Mrs. Malhotra's funeral
Madhuri Dixit ... Jenny
Sanjay Dutt ... Sanjay Malhotra
Brij Gopal ... Kelkar (Informer)
Saeed Jaffrey ... Inspector General of Police
Jeetendra ... Police Commissioner Vijay Kapoor
Satyendra Kapoor ... Edward Pinto
Shakti Kapoor ... Inspector Dubey
Mohsin Khan Mohsin Khan ... Raj Malhotra
Shashi Kiran ... Sanjay's friend
Mehmood Jr. Mehmood Jr. ... Sanjay's friend
Raza Murad ... The Narrator
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Storyline

Young Vijay studies in Good Shepherd High School, lives a wealthy lifestyle in a small scenic town along with his uncle, who is the Inspector General of Police in Bombay, and has a close friend in Raj Malhotra. When both mature, Vijay gets married, while Raj marries Shanti. On his uncle's insistence, Vijay departs to live in Bombay, where he eventually becomes the Police Commissioner. Subsequently Raj, Shanti, and Raj's brother, Sanjay, also re-locate to Bombay, where they are united with Vijay. Then Sanjay falls in love with Jenny and both want to get married much to the chagrin of Mahesh, who wants to marry her at any and all costs. Mahesh is the only son of wealthy and influential Kedar, who manages to convince Edward that it will be Jenny's and Sanjay's best interest if Jenny weds Mahesh. The marriage is arranged, but on that very day, Sanjay steps in, humiliates Kedar, and marries Jenny. That night Sanjay is arrested by none other than Vijay himself and placed in a cell. The next... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

23 May 1997 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Mahaanta See more »

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During the shooting of the film post Sanju's comeback from jail he and Madhuri never spoke a word apparently. See more »

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Sanjay Dutt's hairstyle keeps changing throughout. See more »

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Excellent and lovable Movie

This movie is the best film there will ever be in Bollywood. I have seen Mahaanta over 10 times. It has all the elements that a good movie must have: Excellent Dialogues, Music, Acting, Story/Plot. a story of friendship, courage and revenge. The camera work is flawless and grips you. The acting is inspired. Despite to have the famous actors and the great line story, it failed to win any major popular or critics awards. I am a real fan of Sanjay Dutt. a real fan of Madhuri Dixt too. Dutt was fantastic as always! Madhuri Dixt looks very beautiful and played her character very well. Amrish Puri was brilliant! He played his villain character extremely well. If you have't watched this movie,try it once, Do watch it.


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