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Vaastav: The Reality (1999)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 7 October 1999 (India)
Consequences force an innocent man to get involved in crime after making an error.

Director:

Mahesh Manjrekar

Writers:

Imtiaz Hussain (dialogue) (as Imteyaz Hussein), Mahesh Manjrekar (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sanjay Dutt ... Raghunath Namdev Shivalkar
Namrata Shirodkar ... Sonia
Reema Lagoo ... Shanta Shivalkar (as Rima)
Shivaji Satam ... Namdev Shivalkar
Sanjay Narvekar ... Dedh Footiya
Deepak Tijori ... Sub-inspector Kishore Kadam (as Dipak Tijori)
Mohnish Bahl ... Vijay Shivalkar
Paresh Rawal ... Suleiman Bhai
Ekta Sohini Ekta Sohini ... Puja (as Ektaa)
Mohan Joshi ... Babbanrao Kadam (Home Minister)
Kashmira Shah ... Dancer in the song 'Jawani Se'
Ashish Vidyarthi ... Vitthal Kaanya (as Ashish Vidhyarthi)
Himani Shivpuri ... Laxmi Akka (Bordello Madam)
Usha Nadkarni
Achyut Potdar
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SPOILER: Raghunath Namdev Shivalkar (Sanjay Dutt) and his best friend Dedh Footiya (Sanjay Narvekar) struggle to find work in Mumbai. They decide to run a pav bhaji stall.But fate steps in when Raghu accidentally kills a customer who turns out to be the brother of a notorious gangster, Fracture Pandya and end up in the Mumbai underworld. Vitthal Kaanya (Ashish Vidyarthi), a rival gang lord, offers Raghunath and Dedh Footiya protection and later hires them both as hitmen. Raghunath becomes a respected hit man, with Dedh Footiya as his accomplice. With Raghunath in his gang Vitthal Kaanya hits a peak in the Mumbai underworld. He is protected by a politician who uses Raghunath for his needs. While BabbanRao (Home Minister) relies on Raghunath, there are some others who despise Raghunath, and are just waiting in the sidelines to see when Raghunath makes an error. Raghunath does so, and hence becomes an embarrassment for BabbanRao. Soon Raghunath is on the run, both from the police, and ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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The reality

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

7 October 1999 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,847, 17 October 1999

Gross USA:

$81,367

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$81,367
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Adishakti Films See more »
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Trivia

Sanjay Dutt's much needed comeback after his bad phase post his jail return See more »

Goofs

When Raghunath and his gang gun down Chota Fracture and his gang, Raghunath has dry hair in the ambulance but while shooting him he has gelled-back hair. See more »

Connections

Followed by Hathyar: Face to Face with Reality (2002) See more »

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Vaastav: The Reality
12 July 2014 | by MadNoiseSee all my reviews

Plot:Story Off A Normal Man Get's Dragged Into Crime Life And Pay With Life

Cast:Sanjay Dutt As Raghunath "Raghu" Namdev Shivalkhar Namrata Shirodkar As Sonia Sanjay Narvekar As Dedh Foootya Mohnish Bahl As Vijaykanth Namdev Shivalkhar, Raghu's brother Shivaji Satam As Namdev, Raghu's father Reema Lagoo As Shanta, Raghu's mother Deepak Tijori As sub-inspector Kishore Kadam Paresh Rawal As Sulemaan Bhai (Mandavali Badshah) Mohan Joshi As Home Minister Babban Rao Ashish Vidyarthi As Vitthal Kaanya

Performances:Cast Performances Is Great But Sanjay Dutt Steal Movie With Easily One Of Most Powerful Performance Ever Seen In Bollywood And Taking Home Is First Filmfare Best Actor Award Plus Award for Artistic Excellence And 2000 Screen Weekly Awards


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