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Dinanath is a school-teacher in a small town in India, and lives with his wife, Kamla; daughter, Shanti; and son Kundan. He has published a book called "Daata" in which he has made ... See full summary »

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Sultan Ahmed

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Credited cast:
Tom Alter ... Pat
Shoma Anand ... Alka Naagraj
Arun Bakshi ... Jailor Sharma
Brahm Bhardwaj Brahm Bhardwaj ... School Principal
Bharat Bhushan ... Pandit Dwarka Prasad
Birbal ... Veeru
Mithun Chakraborty ... Kundan
Prem Chopra ... Lala Naagraj
Anil Dhawan ... Kundan's friend
Saeed Jaffrey ... Master Dinanath (Dinu)
Jamuna Jamuna ... Seema Suraj Singh
Pallavi Joshi ... Shanti
Kamal Kapoor ... Smuggler
Satyendra Kapoor ... Barkat
Shammi Kapoor ... DIG Sher Ali Khan
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Dinanath is a school-teacher in a small town in India, and lives with his wife, Kamla; daughter, Shanti; and son Kundan. He has published a book called "Daata" in which he has made reference to all major religions of the world, and is honored for this contribution by none other than the President of India through Education Minister, Raja Suraj Singh. He arranges the marriage of Shanti to the son of Gopaldas, when Gopaldas demands dowry he is unable to afford this, and states that he has given sufficient gold and jewelery to Shanti. The gold turns out to be fake, as a result the marriage is canceled, Shanti kills herself, Dinanath dies of a heart attack. His name tarnished, no one comes forward to help Kundan or his mother. Kundan decides to avenge his father's death by killing Gopaldas' son, as a result he becomes a bandit, joins a band of other bandits and is on the look-out to kill Gopaldas. The question remains is this what Dinanath had foreseen for his son - a life of a bandit, ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

23 June 1989 (India) See more »

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After Datta in 1990s sultan ahmed launched a film with the hit pair at that time, anil kapoor & madhuri with music was by kalyanji-anandji and veteren major, filmaker Kamal Amrohi, gave the clap the film was called ganga ki dhaaraa. This film was sheled and then Sultan Ahmed launched another film with the recording of all the songs Ths film had music by bappi lahiri, again this film was not made and later sultan ahmed made Jai Vicranta and completed and released. Jai-viranta was also delayed. In 1996/97 sultan ahmed launched a film with the recording of 4 songs recorded by music composer adesh srivastava but the film was shelved, and that was the last project sultan ahmed wanted to make. See more »

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High Action Drama
21 December 2016 | by ravisinger86See all my reviews

Daata Directed By Sultan Ehmed is An Action drama. It has lot of action sequences which is one of The best in the movie. Direction is excellent to good. Screenplay is well managed by B.K Pathak. Editing is Perfect.Dialogues Are Good.

Dinanath(Sayeed Jaffery) is a school teacher. He lives with his wife Kamla (Jayshree Arora) son Kundan (Mithun) and daughter Shanti (PallaviJoshi). He Arranges Marriage of Shanti to Son of Gopal Das(AmrishPuri). Gopal Das asks For Dowry But Dinanath Unable To Give. He Offers Gold & Jewellery But unfortunately, Gold turns Fake And Marriage is Cancelled. Shanti Kills Herself. Dinanath Dies Of Heart Attack. Kundan Kills Gopaldas Son & Becomes Bandit.

Meanwhile Gopal Das With His Son Nagraj(Ranjeet) Lives Somewhere else With Different Name G.D Sarang. Kundan is In Search Of Sarang & His Love Sona(Padmini Kolhapuri).

Acting By Most Of The Actors is Brilliant. Mithun As A Bandit Gives One Of His Best Performance. Prem Chopra As Lala is Brilliant. Then We Have Shammi Kapoor As DIG Sher Ali Singh, Suresh Oberoi(Ramjan) Kundan's Friend & Amrish Puri As Gopal Das Are Highlights Of The Movie. Padmini Kolahapuri & Supriya Pathak As Suraiya Are Fine.

Music is Good By Kalyanji- Anandji. "Baabul Ka Yeh Ghar" is The Best Track By Kishore Kumar & Alka.


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