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Haque (1991)

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Varsha has been brought up in an orthodox Hindu family, and has been taught to treat her husband as her God. When she marries influential politician, Bittu Singh, she decides to be the ... See full summary »


Harish Bhosle


Mahesh Bhatt (screenplay), Mahesh Bhatt (story) | 1 more credit »


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Credited cast:
Dimple Kapadia ... Varsha B. Singh
Anupam Kher ... Bittu Singh
Aashif Sheikh ... Sanjay - Alpana's boyfriend
Sonu Walia ... Alpana - Swami's daughter
Paresh Rawal ... Shiva - Swami's brother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mahesh Bhatt ... Gurudev
Ajay Chadha Ajay Chadha
Rajendra Gupta ... Nandi - Editor
Ram Mohan ... Jailer
Kunickaa Sadanand ... Asha - Bittu's mistress (as Kunika)
Girja Shankar Girja Shankar ... Swami Hariprasad


Varsha has been brought up in an orthodox Hindu family, and has been taught to treat her husband as her God. When she marries influential politician, Bittu Singh, she decides to be the ideal Hindu wife and becomes his shadow, bowing down to his every command. When the time for election comes, Bittu prepares himself for an election in which he may become the Chief Minister of the State, while a pregnant Varsha prepares herself for mother-hood. When Bittu asks Varsha to accompany him to one of his speeches, she agrees to do so. On the way there they are attacked, their driver is killed, Bittu and Varsha are assaulted, and as a result loses her child. Bittu wins the elections and becomes the State's new Chief Minister, leaving Varsha in hospital to deal with her loss and mental agony. When Varsha recovers, she returns to Bittu, who now resides in a palatial home, and once she settles down, she demands that he bring their assailants to justice. A man named Shiva is arrested, he confesses,... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Dimple Kapadia shines in an otherwise ordinary film
13 February 2015 | by anthony_fernandes80See all my reviews

Haque was one of those films that generated immense curiosity because of its promo that was released on video cassettes where Dimple Kapadia returns Anupam Kher's slap on her face with the exact same! Pretty impressive for 1991. For that scene alone, I believe many people were intrigued by this film that had the leading lady as the central protagonist. Sadly, Mahesh Bhatt's script is let down by an over dramatic screenplay. A lot of scenes are more filmy than real (but again, this was the 90s). Dimple Kapadia was outstanding and so was Anupam Kher. Sonu Walia had precious little to do except sizzle in the Anuradha Paudwal Number and so did Asif. Still, this is probably his better roles and films. Anand-Milind came up with a couple of hummable tunes, but none of them were popular. Harish Bhosle tried to make this a hard hitting film but lack of entertainment and an inconsistent screenplay according to me ruin it for him. Watch it for Dimple Kapadia.

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