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Kaash (1987)

  • GenreDrama
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time140 mins
  • Length3713.99 meters
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-9103-MUM
  • Certificate Date27/08/1987

Ritesh, a film star of Hindi Films is living in past glories. Shunned by film makers and hounded by creditors, he takes to heavy drinking.

Pooja, his wife, starts working to support the family. Ritesh male ego does not tolerate his and now start many fights between them to which their only child, Romi becomes a silent spectator.

Alok (Anupam) once saves Pooja from a lecherous man and offers a job in his own firm. Ritesh now given an ultimatum to Pooja to either leave the job or leave the home. Pooja leaves home.

Anupam initially offers moral support to Pooja and later on marriage. Pooja goes to court for the possession of Romi and loses.

Having won the possession of Romi, Ritesh now discovers that Romi is going to die of Cancer. Dying Romi asks his father to fulfill three wishes of his. One of the wishes requires Ritesh, Pooja and Romi to go to a hill station which they had visited in their happy days. Anupam meets violently to the situation. Again thrown together under the shadow of death, Pooja and Ritesh rediscover themselves and each other.

(From the official press booklets)