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Apradhi (1992)

  • Release Date1992
  • GenreAction, Drama, Crime
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time170 mins
  • Length4845.82 meters
  • Number of Reels18 reels
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU/A
  • Censor Certificate NumberUA-1020-MUM
  • Certificate Date28/10/1992
  • Shooting LocationChandivali, Filmcity, Natraj, Filmistan

BALWANT (Raza Murad) runs a country liquor unit under the protection of Police Inspector BILLARE (Arun Bakshi). BALWANT always dreams of being a rich man. To achieve this end, he in connivation with BADSHAH (Dan Dhanoa) and HEERA (Anupam Kher), manages to kidnap and hold at ransom, the baby seth of  SETH DHANRAJ (Subiraj).

When BALWANT’s wife (Nandita Thakur) tries to stop him in doing such an act, he mercilessly kills her and passes on the blame on his own young son SHIVA and gets him arrested.

BALWANT snatches the ransom amount and disappears, leaving instructions with BADSHAH to do away with the child.

The boy, SHIV passes through a rough and stormy youth to grow up to be a feared hired assassin, SHIVA (ANIL KAPOOR).

One day SHIVA’s friend SALIM (Chunky Pandey) takes him to a brothel, where an attempt is on to molest innocent PARO (Vijaya Shanti). SHIVA interferes and saves PARO. PARO now adores.

Somewhere, HEERA bumps into SALIM, whom he disguises and places at SETH DHANRAJ’s house as SETH's long lost son. At SETH's house, SALIM falls for HEERA's daughter KAMINI (Shilpa Shirodkar).

SATYA PRAKASH (Suresh Oberoi) is an upright and honest Security Officer, working at the Docks. On interfering with HEERA's activities, SATYA PRAKASH is killed by SHIVA.

In the course of time, SHIVA discovers that SATYA has left behind a big family-Father (A.K.Hangal), Mother (Urmila Bhatt) wife (Kiran Joneja), a blind daughter (Princey) and a sister Juhi (Ektaa) - a family now trying to make ends meet desperately.

The family's condition churns the inner self and humanness of SHIVA and he now repents by looking after the needs of SATYA's family.

Also, alongwith a place in SHIVA's heart, now PARO finds an abode in SHIVA's house.

Now, HEERA is SHIVA's staunch enemy and BALWANT, now an underworld don, returns to the scene.

Then commences a clash of titans-HEERA, BALWANT versus SHIVA.

Did SHIVA find his revange against his lost youth? Did SETH's actual lost son (Aasif) find his rights back?

All your answers lead to......

(From the official press booklet)




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