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Pehchaan (1993)

A convict by the name of Yogi Shankar is accused of sexual molestation in court. The Judge Jagdish Verma who is responsible for passing Jogi's sentence is well aware of Jogi's behavior as ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sunil Shetty ... Kunal Verma
Saif Ali Khan ... Karan Verma
Shilpa Shirodkar ... Seema
Madhoo ... Tina
Kiran Kumar ... Yogi Shankar
Raza Murad ... Judge Jagdish Verma
Beena Banerjee ... Urmilla Verma (as Beena)
Avtar Gill ... Veeru
Paintal ... Jyoti Prakash
Mahavir Shah ... Yogi's henchman
Bhushan Jeevan Bhushan Jeevan ... Yogi's henchman
Brij Gopal ... Yogi's Henchman
Deep Dhillon ... Police Inspector
Lalit Tiwari Lalit Tiwari
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Suresh Bhagwat ... Jagdish Verma's assistant
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A convict by the name of Yogi Shankar is accused of sexual molestation in court. The Judge Jagdish Verma who is responsible for passing Jogi's sentence is well aware of Jogi's behavior as he was once Jogi's defense advocate. With no hesitation Jagdish Verma grant a seven years period of rigorous punishment to Jogi despite his pleadings. The Judge family consists of his wife Urmilla, sons Kunal and Karan Verma; on completion of his seven years sentence Jogi is released from jail and abducts Urmilla, finds out that she is pregnant, ensures that she gives birth to a baby girl Tina and then kills her. On completion of eighteen years all the children have matured; Kunal and Karan manages the family's well-established business and also tend to there handicapped dad who is now paralyzed unable to move while Tina grows up to be a prostitute under Jogi's captivity. The entire Verma family including Jagdish is unaware of Tina and thus Jogi begins to blackmail them by placing Tina as there ... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 October 1993 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Pehchan See more »

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Deepak Shivdasani offered the film to practically all the heroines. But no one wanted to play the role of the sister. Finally Madhoo accepted the role. See more »

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One Of The Best Films Of Suniel Shetty
7 August 2016 | by scofield7See all my reviews

Pehchaan Directed By Deepak Shivdasani Who Earlier Directed Baaghi(1990) Based On Somewhat Similar Theme Of Forced Prostitution,This Time Moves Ahead To Next Level As A Brother(Suniel Shetty) Tries To Save His Sister From Clutches Of Flesh Trade.

On Acting Level Pehchaan Belongs To Suniel Shetty And Madhoo As They Portray The Damaged And Wounded Relation Of Brother-Sister Who Are Trying To Fight Against The Odds.

Suniel Shetty Shines In Action Sequences And In Proudy And Insensitive And Arrogant Businessman Turning Into A Protecting Brother.Madhoo Finely Captures The Soul Of A Wounded Prostitute.Saif And Shilpa Are Very Good In Their Supportive Roles.

Anand-Milind's 'Ye To Badnam Galiyan' Is One The BEST Musical Composition Of Them.Overall Pehchaan Is A Good Film Which Portrays The Fight Of A Brother To save His Sister.

7/10


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