Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Khalnayak (1993)

Khalnayak (1993)

November 11th, 7:00PM in Garland 104 (2441 E. Hartford)

Ballu (Sanjay Dutt) is a young man who goes on to become a master criminal, the film centers upon his relationship to a police inspector (Jackie Shroff) and the inspectors love interest in the form of Ganga (Madhuri Dixit) who is herself an undercover police officer who must enter Ballu’s world.
A series of controversies flowed around the film including the perceived transgressive sexual tone of on the films nine musical number. Also the arrest of the films star Sanjay Dutt on weapons possession charges and supposed links to terrorists which took place around the time of the films release.
Directed by Subhash Ghai, who is well known for his use of spectacle, typically working on films of epic dimensions. This 1993 film was a major blockbuster of its era.

India, Director Subhash Ghai, Cast Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Madhuri Dixit and Anupam Kher, 191 minutes, in Hindi with English subtitles

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