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Agneepath (1990)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 16 February 1990 (India)
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A young boy's quest for revenge leads him to become a gangster as an adult, and with each day he becomes more and more like his enemies. Can he find vengeance and redemption?

Director:

Mukul Anand (as Mukul S. Anand)

Writers:

H. Banerjee (Subtitles), Kader Khan (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Vijay Dinanath Chavan
Mithun Chakraborty ... Krishnan Iyer MA
Madhavi ... Mary Matthew
Neelam Kothari ... Siksha Chavan (as Neelam)
Danny Denzongpa ... Kancha Cheena
Alok Nath ... Master Dinanath Chavan
Rohini Hattangadi ... Suhasini Chavan
Tinnu Anand ... Nathu (Kaka)
Vikram Gokhale ... Commissioner M. S. Gaitonde
Archana Puran Singh ... Shanti / Laila (as Archana Puransingh)
Master Manjunath ... Young Vijay
Sharat Saxena ... Terelin
Goga Kapoor ... Dhinkar Rao
Monty Sharma Monty Sharma ... Shetty (as Monty)
Avtar Gill ... Usman
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Storyline

Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan) father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena (Danny Denzongpa), and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows up protecting his sister and mother by becoming a gangster himself. Eventually he works his way up the ladder until he is face to face with the men who killed his father, but by this time he is little different from them, and his actions have put his family in the line of danger once more. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

The path of fire

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

16 February 1990 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

The Path of Fire See more »

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Production Co:

Dharma Productions See more »
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Color
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Amitabh's famous telephone being a bad invention dialogue was repeated by Anil Kapoor in Trimurti. See more »

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Kancha Cheena: The principle of my business says that the punishment for every mistake is death, only death.
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28 October 2004 | by gksrSee all my reviews

A masterpiece indeed! It is very easily the best film Amitabh has acted ever. Even though the music score is not up to the mark, one gets to watch Amitabh's sterling performance as the "angry young man" of Bollywood. The background score adds to the intensity of the film. Its well worth giving 10+. The best scene in the film would be the one where Amitabh goes to the slums to save his sister Neelam. The dialogues in the entire film are just awesome. Tinu Anand and Rohini Hattangadi have also given a memorable performance in the film. The songs are very avoidable and spoil the tempo of the movie. But the best part of the film would undoubtedly be AMITABH. He is indeed the best actor of the millennium.


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