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Antardwand (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama | March 2008 (India)
A young man is kidnapped by a local strongman with the intention of forcing him to marry his daughter to secure a family alliance.

Director:

Sushil Rajpal

Writers:

Sushil Rajpal (story), Amitabh Verma (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Raj Singh Chaudhary Raj Singh Chaudhary ... Raghu Veer
Swati Sen Swati Sen ... Janki
Akhilendra Mishra ... Mahendra Babu (Janki's father)
Vinay Pathak ... Madhukar Shahi (Raj's father)
Himanshi Himanshi ... Sia
Jaya Bhattacharya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shakti Kumar Shakti Kumar ... Shakti
Neelima Neelima
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A young man is kidnapped by a local strongman with the intention of forcing him to marry his daughter to secure a family alliance.

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

March 2008 (India) See more »

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Budget:

INR 5,000,000 (estimated)
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The movie story depicts what really used to happen in 90's in Bihar and still a traditional version of this type of marraiage, though in a softer version, followed in some tribes of North India See more »

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A well made movie
15 July 2017 | by suhaskattiSee all my reviews

Stumbled upon this movie while browsing Amazon Prime. It is shocking to see tradition of "groom kidnapping" quite prevalent in Bihar & UP. All the characters played their part well ; especially the lead actors - Raj Singh Chaudhary and Swati Sen ; ably supported by Akhilendra Mishra. Vinay Pathak also played well despite a small but critical role. The story; supposed to be based on a real event is quite gripping. However;i felt that the movie ended abruptly leaving the viewer guessing about Janki's future. Also; Raghuveer's Delhi girlfriend readily aborts the baby & gets engaged to someone else.

The dialect , locale in the movie is authentic. For a first time director; Sushil Rajpal deserves credit in directing a well made movie with a gripping story line. Its a pity that such movies are not well publicized. suhas katti


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