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Warrant (1975)

  • Release Date1975
  • GenreAction, Thriller
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time95 min

Arun is an honest Jailor. He is a scion of an illustrious family who have been guardians of law for generations. His father is the local Inspector General of Polcie and a terror to boot. A man who elieves in duty first and for whom the spirit and letter of the law is the same.

One night the prisoners attempt a mutiny, the courageous Jailor faces the armed prisoners and succeeds in quelling the rioting. In this he is helped by a prisoner who is serving a death sentence, at the cost of his life. When he goes to the hospital to visit the injured prisoner, he learns the real story of that man. Though he is condemned to death, he keeps telling and vowing that he has not committed the murder and that charges have been falsely framed against him. Arun then believes that it is better to set ten criminals free than to punish an innocent man. He fights with his father for justice. Failing in his efforts, he does the most dangerous and spectacular thing. He runs away with the prisoner. To save the fair name of law, he breaks law. To uphold truth, he risks his life and job.

Now starts the greatest man-hunt ever. Rita, our mysterious heroine, international underground gangster who committed the murder and last but not the least, his father with the entire police force at his command, all in a hot chase after the two deserters.

But Truth and Justice can be delayed but not denied.

You can see on the silver screen how Arun fights all odds and succeeds in his mission. “WARRANT” is the story of crime, suspence, intrigue, law and order and emotion and above all Justice and Truth. “WARRANT” is high viltage drama of life the darker as well as the brighter side of it, You will like every moments of its excitement and entertainment. “WARRANT” will first with your nerves and play with your emotions.


(From the official press booklet)



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