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Aaj Ka Daur (1985)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 1 January 1985 (India)
This movie reflects the time and era in India's history. A time that most politicians would prefer to turn a nelson's eye on; an era that would be excluded from most history books. This ... See full summary »

Director:

K. Bapaiah
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jackie Shroff ... Raja
Padmini Kolhapure ... Durga Agnihotri
Nirupa Roy ... Laxmi Agnihotri
Kader Khan ... Vishwapratap Gyandeo Agnihotri
Shakti Kapoor ... Leo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anwar Ali Anwar Ali ... Shopkeeper
Shoma Anand ... Sharda Kapoor
Rakesh Bedi ... Vinod
Bindu ... Bijli
Prem Chopra ... Fakirchand
Iftekhar ... Wealthy man
Aruna Irani
Goga Kapoor
Satyendra Kapoor ... Mr. Kapoor (Pratap's dad)
Raj Kiran ... Rambabu Dard
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This movie reflects the time and era in India's history. A time that most politicians would prefer to turn a nelson's eye on; an era that would be excluded from most history books. This movie revolves around the lives of a poor petrol pump employee, Raja (Jackie Shroff), who is a university graduate but is unable to secure employment; Durga Agnihotri (Padmini Kolhapure) who has to struggle to make ends meet as well as pursue a college education; Durga's mother Laxmi Agnihotri (Nirupa Roy) who lives with her husband Vishwapratap Gyandeo Agnihotri (Kader Khan), who has never been employed but believes in freedom of speech, the right to vote, poltician's accountability, with a bitter yet humourous sarcasm; Mr. Kapoor (Satyen Kappu), who lives with his son, Pratap (Sachin) and daughter-in-law Sharda (Shoma Anand); Rambabu Dard (Rajkiran) and his wife Sita (Roshni), who are both university graduates but are unemployed, Ram gets by doing some private tutoring; All of these people live in ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

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Trivia

The title Aaj Ka Daur was with another producer. The producer Mr. Prasad had to pay rupees 30 000 for the title . That was a huge amount. See more »

Soundtracks

Petrol Bharo
Performed by Kishore Kumar, Alka Yagnik
Composed by Bappi Lahiri
Written by Indivar
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A Kader Khan show
1 January 2019 | by sherrvin-1See all my reviews

This is not a great movie but I will always remember it for the Late Kader Khan saheb's acting and his dialogues. I believe AKD was his best work as an actor and a dialogue writer.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 January 1985 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Stereo

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