Meri Jung (1985)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 53 mins

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Honest and diligent Deepak Varma is framed for murder, he claims he did not commit. The Public Prosecutor, G.D. Thakral, while aware of his innocence, does nothing, and Deepak is hanged. His widowed wife goes to G.D. Thakral for assistance, but is instead humiliated, in the presence of her child, Arun. She runs away, and subsequently loses her mind, and no one knows about her whereabouts. Years later, Arun has grown up, studied law, and is now practicing law, and assisting people who cannot afford a lawyer. When he is approached by Geeta Mathur, to represent her brother, Dinesh Mathur, he initially refuses, but then reconsiders and is successful in this case. He then meets with G.D. Thakral, and memories which have haunted him for years, return, and Arun decides to wage war against Thakral, not knowing that in so doing, he may himself be entrapped as his father was.
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Cast: Anil Kapoor, Beena Banerjee

Crew: Subhash Ghai (Director), Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar (Music Director), Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 11 Aug 1985 (India)

Hindi Name: मेरी जंग

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Did you know? It was remade in Tamil as "Oru Thayin Sabhatham" (1987). Read More
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as Arun Verma
as Dr. Asha Mathur
as Advocate Gupta
as G.D. Thakral
as Deepak Verma
as Vikram Thakral
as Daga Saab
as Geeta Mathur
as Aarti
as Dr. Dinesh Mathur
as Oberoi
as Arun's colleague
Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Trivia:
At the premiere night of Mashaal 1984 Anil Kapoor went on two sign the movie,earlier he was offered the negative role of Javed Jaffrey and Amitabh Bachchan was to play the lead role, due to Amitabh Bachchan's political career he left the film and Anil Kapoor went on to play the lead role which made him a mature actor for which he credits Amitabh Bachchan.

At one point "Shatrughan Sinha" was considered for the lead role.

Anil Kapoor was to play the role of the villain. After the casting changes,Anil was bumped up into playing the lead role,while Javed Jaffery took on the villains role.

The film was previously to be directed by Ramesh Sippy as "Shatranj", with Amitabh Bachchan and Amjad Khan in the lead roles played by Anil Kapoor and Amrish Puri.

It was remade in Kannada as "Yuddha Kanda" (1989).

It was remade in Telugu as "Vijrumbhana" (1986).

It was remade in Tamil as "Oru Thayin Sabhatham" (1987).
Movie Connection(s):
Remade as: Boulevard (English)