Ganga Ki Saugand (1978)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 50 mins

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This intense action-oriented drama is set against the backdrop of the tyrannical rule of Thakur Jaswant Singh, a wealthy landowner. He has no pity or empathy for the poor, all he is interested in is their money, their women, and alcohol. One day, while walking across the hallway, he trips over the wet floor, and falls down. He gets up angrily and assaults the old woman, Ramvati, who was washing the floor. His abuse is interrupted by the arrival of Ramvati's son, Jeeva, who intervenes. Jaswant is ready to shoot him down, but Jaswant's mom prevents him from doing so. The next day Jeeva is summoned before the village council and asked to explain his involvement in the death of a cow. Jeeva has no satisfactory explanation, and he is asked to leave the village immediately with his mother. Jeeva refuses to do so, and is severely beaten, and thrown out. Shortly thereafter his mother passes away, and Jeeva decides to avenge her death by bringing about the downfall of Jaswant Singh. In order to do this, he becomes a bandit, Jeeva swears on the holy river Ganga to wipe out Jaswant Singh and his men, without knowing his decision will bring him into conflict with the police, and with the honest people from the very community he was exiled from. Can Jeeva succeed in keeping his promise against all odds?
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Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha Ganesan

Crew: Sultan Ahmed (Director), RD Mathur (Director of Photography), Anandji Virji Shah (Music Director), Kalyanji Virji Shah (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 07 Feb 1978 (India)

Hindi Name: गंगा की सौगंद

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Did you know? Director Sultan Ahmed's wife of that time, Shammi shared a warm rapport with Amitabh Bachchan, and this was the main reason he signed on to do this film. Incidentally, Shammi was also a production assistant for the movie Read More
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as Jeeva
as Dhaniya
as Ramvati
as Thakur Jashwant Singh
as Courtesan
as Rehmat Khan
as Champa
as Manglu
as Kalu Chamar
as Pandit Kashinath
as Rani maa

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Mono
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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Trivia:
Director Sultan Ahmed's wife of that time, Shammi shared a warm rapport with Amitabh Bachchan, and this was the main reason he signed on to do this film. Incidentally, Shammi was also a production assistant for the movie