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Bandish (1980)

  • Release Date1980
  • GenreAction, Crime, Drama
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time153 min
  • Length4493.67 meters
  • Number of Reels18
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number82367
  • Certificate Date07/10/1980
  • Shooting LocationVijaya-Vauhini (Madras)


All the girls of Central Medical College were fed up with the pranks of Kishan - Power of wealth had made him proud and arrogant 

To play with the emotions of others was a great fun for him. Then one day his fun and frolic led him to the alter of love. 

All of a sudden Madhu entered his life.

his ragging forces the dear friend of Madhu, named Shanti to leave college in disgrace. This provokes Madhu to teach Kishan a lesson. She concocts a situation by which the very foundations of Kishan's confidence and superiority complex were shaken to its roots. But this sensational drama in the college campus sowed the seed of love with the eharts of Kishan and Madhu - They would have been united in the sacred bondage of marriage but providence had other plans for these lovers - they were separated by th sudden death of Madhu - 

And the tragedy was caused by a person named K.K. who had a big organisation of manufacturing  fake medicines - unfortunately Madhu had become an eyewitness to a murder committed by K.K. To save his own skin K.K. kills Madhu. 

In the process of searching the murderer of his sweetheart K.K. Kishan bumps into Chanchal.

Bandish is the story of Kishan and Madhu's bondage of love. 

BAndish is the story of Kishan and Chanchal's bondage of duty or......?

You will find htese answers of all these questions in Bandish!


[from the official press booklet]