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Avtaar (1983)

Not Rated | | Drama | 11 March 1983 (India)
Avtaar Krishen lives a poor lifestyle with his wife, Radha, and two sons, Ramesh and Chander. He works in a factory and toils hard so that his sons can get the necessary education, and live... See full summary »

Director:

Mohan Kumar

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Mushtaq Jalili (dialogue), Mushtaq Jalili (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rajesh Khanna ... Avtaar Krishen
Shabana Azmi ... Radha Krishen
Sachin ... Sewak
Sujit Kumar ... Bawaji
A.K. Hangal ... Rashid Ahmed
Yunus Parvez ... Paan wala
Pinchoo Kapoor ... Seth Laxminarayan
Gulshan Grover ... Chandan Krishen
Shashi Puri Shashi Puri ... Ramesh Krishen
Priti Sapru ... Shobha R. Krishen
Rajni Sharma Rajni Sharma ... Renu C. Krishen
Madhu Malini Madhu Malini ... Zubeida A. Ahmed
Ranjan Grewal Ranjan Grewal ... Anwar R. Ahmed (as Ranjan Garewal)
Madan Puri ... Seth Jugal Kishore (Guest Appearance)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shivraj Shivraj ... Gopal
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Storyline

Avtaar Krishen lives a poor lifestyle with his wife, Radha, and two sons, Ramesh and Chander. He works in a factory and toils hard so that his sons can get the necessary education, and live a better lifestyle. He gets injured and crippled while working, but is compensated adequately by his employer, Bawaji. Years later his sons have grown up. While Ramesh has married Sudha and works with a bank; Chander is wooing Renu, the only daughter of wealthy Seth Laxminarayan. When Avtaar and Radha wish to go on a tirathyatra (pilgrimage), they ask Ramesh to book tickets for them, but he tells them that he has no money. When Radha gets sick, their servant, Sewak, enters Sudha's room to get some money for her treatment, as a result Radha does get treatment, but Sudha blames them for stealing her money. Avtaar asks Ramesh and his wife to get out, only to find out that the house is now in Sudha's name. AVtaar, Radha and Sewak move out and live in a shanty hut. Their hopes are with Chander, who does... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

11 March 1983 (India) See more »

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Production Co:

Emkay Productions See more »
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Trivia

Rajesh Khanna was initially hesitant to accept this movie as he would be required to play an elderly man while all his competitors (Amitabh, Dharmendra, Jeetendra etc.) were playing young heroes. However, as his career was already in a slump, he decided to take the risk of signing this movie and it paid of handsomely. The film was not only a critical and commercial success, but Khanna also got universal praise for his performance as "Avtaar Kishan". See more »

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14 October 2018 | by veghsharmaSee all my reviews

A CLASSIC MOVIE, PERFECTLY PICTURISED OUR SOCIETY'S DARK SIDE WHERE PARENTS SPENT THEIR EARNINGS AND VALUABLE TIMES TO CONSTRUCT THEIR CHILDREN'S FUTURE AND BETRAYED BY OWN BLOOD.


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