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Ashes to Ashes (1989)

Raakh (original title)
A poor, young man teams up with a burnt out cop to avenge the humiliation of his former girlfriend by a gang of goons.

Writers:

Aditya Bhattacharya, Nuzhat Khan (dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aamir Khan ... Amir Hussein
Supriya Pathak ... Nita
Pankaj Kapur ... Inspector P.K
Jagdeep ... Ustad
Naina Balsaver Naina Balsaver ... Naina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ahmed Khan
Nuzhat Khan Nuzhat Khan
Santosh Sivan
Madhukar Toradmal Madhukar Toradmal ... Karmali Seth
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Storyline

After witnessing the public humiliation & abuse of a female friend, a young man vows to avenge her by going after the hoodlums responsible. he is guided by a burnt out, cynical cop, who shows him the ropes as well as the realities of vigilante life. Written by ajmal hussain <ajji@nightmail.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

21 April 1989 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Ashes to Ashes See more »

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Chris de Burgh's song "Lady in Red" is featured in the film. It plays while Aamir Khan drives Supriya Pathak home at night. See more »

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Not a commercial movie but an excellent movie
3 June 2005 | by yalgharSee all my reviews

This movie is said to be the second movie of Aamir Khan and one really cannot believe that a movie-old actor can do such justice to his role.Aamir Khan stars as Aamir Hussain Khan(his real name),who gets into a fight with a hoodlum and as a result his ex-girlfriend(Supriya Pathak) gets raped.Aamir accuses himself for his ex's rape and decides to kill everyone who was involved in the rape issue.Meanwhile a cop(Pankaj Kapur) is also fed up of these hoodlums and therefore after looking at aamir's anger against them decides to help him out. Aamir Khan and Pankaj Kapur do whole hearted justice to their roles and Supriya Pathak also does good in the small role she has.If you wanna watch a romantic movie with hero and heroine running around the trees,this isn't your cup of tea.However if you want to watch an excellent movie with realistic touch,watch this movie as soon as possible.


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