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Salaakhen (1998)

When an honest school teacher testifies in a rape case against a prominent businessman's son, he is psychologically tortured and forced to commit suicide. His young son then takes the law into his own hands in order to avenge his father.

Director:

Guddu Dhanoa

Writer:

Dilip Shukla
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sunny Deol ... Vishal S. Agnihotri
Raveena Tandon ... Neha G. Rao
Anupam Kher ... Sachidanand Agnihotri
Farida Jalal ... Gayetri S. Agnihotri
Manisha Koirala ... Dancer / Singer
Deven Verma ... Giri Rao
Amrish Puri ... Jaspal Rana
Mohan Joshi ... Advocate Ashok Pradhan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kummy Dhillon Kummy Dhillon ... Nagesh J. Rana
Rammi Dhillon Rammi Dhillon
Dinesh Hingoo ... Badri
Harish Patel ... Bhutaneshwar
Mahavir Shah ... ACP Kamble
Subbiraj Subbiraj ... Committee Member
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School-master, Sachidanand Agnihotri lives a middle-class life-style with his family consisting of his wife, Gayetri and son, Vishal. Sachidanand is honest to the core and thus he is unable to keep any permanent job as his honest policy is regarded as a liability. One day he witness Nagesh the son of a wealthy, influential and corrupt social worker, Jaspal Rana raping a female. His attempts to involve the police in this matter only leads to frustration; unable to witness the injustice done to his father Vishal decides to take a stand only to be thrown behind bars. The case is then call up in court and on the advice of advocate, Ashok Pradhan, Jaspal and his men decides to create such situations that Sachidanand find hard to comprehend which weakens him making him unable to explain things in the right manner; thus Pradhan is able to prove to the court that Sachidanand is mentally unfit - under intense pressure Sachidanand commit suicide. Vishal then escapes from prison with an ... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

24 April 1998 (India) See more »

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Guddu Dhanoa remade his own film Elaan 1994 with a few changes.Ironically in Elaan Amrish Puri played Anupam's role. See more »

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nothing special here
7 June 2004 | by sexysukh52See all my reviews

Sunny Deol in another of his formula action flicks. Raveena who I love as an actress and everything else about her for that matter is there for eye candy and the songs. That is her role really the songs the rest is the storyline which is weak and the same as any other movie. Raveena why did you sign this movie and audiences don't bother buying video or DVD of it rubbish. Raveena and Sunny have done a much better movie which I have yet to see called Ziddi spend you money on that one I bet it's ten times better than this tripe by the way Raveena looks great in the songs. 7 out of 10 for the songs. 1 out of 10 for the movie. Definitely not going to be in anyones top 100 movies of all time list I'm sure.


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