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Diler (1979)

  • Release Date1979
  • GenreRomance
  • FormatColor
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time136 min
  • Length4215.30 metres
  • Number of Reels18
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number80875
  • Certificate Date30/04/1979
  • Shooting LocationPremier Studios, Mysore

Two brothers, by name Shekhar and Kiran separated in childhood. Shekhar, being the estate owner, maintains kind hearted relationship with all the people in the entire estate area. He saved one mother and daughter of another family member who were ruined by the fault of his own brother Kiran in the earlier stage. He has given shelter to the both mother and daughter and kept them in his own house and treating them a his own mother and sister and this he was doing to compenstate  the bereaved family from the miserable things happened due to the fault of his brother.

Kiran, the younger brother of Shekhar casually meets Jyothi, the daughter of the effected family and falls in love with her which Shekhar noticed and warned Kiran, though he does not know that Kiran is his own brother.

Laxmi was going to the temple that time Ganga’s gangmen kidnapped her and tried to rape her. She jumps in the river and Kiran escapes her and brings to his room. It was revealed by Thingu that Laxmi is the wife of Shekhar. Kiran finds a timely opportunity by taking the revenge with Shekhar and subsequently he bargains with him that his wife will be returned only after handing over his Jyothi to him. There were a lot of incidents and fights took place between both brothers. In fighting a purse falls down which contained their Mother’s photo. After seeing the photograph they realized that they are the real brothers and thus they decide to take revenge with Kaal Bhairav and Ganga, who played a foul game and they understood that their entire family was abducted by the notorious decoit Kaal Bhairav and his gang including Ganga. Both brothers found that Laxmi, Mother and Jyothi were missing.

How misunderstandings were patched up between two brothers?
What incidents took place?
What happened to Jyothi, Mother and Laxmi?
What happened to those notorious Kaal Bhairav and Ganga and gangster?
What important role played by their brother’s drunkered friend Thingu?

You will find all these answers on the silver screen after seeing the melodious, musical, romantic, sentimental and emotional and great fights of all sort using guns, bombs, swords, knives and most dangerous weapons during the process of fights in film DILER.

[From the official press booklet]