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Rabindra Dharmaraj

Chakra

Edition 1983
140' - 1981 - Action - Dialogue: Hindi
Director: Rabindra Dharmaraj Composer: Hridaynath Mangeshkar With: Savita Bajaj, Arun Bakshi, Suresh Bhagwat
Amma lives in Bijapur with her husband and son, Benwa. When a man attempts to sexually molest her, he is killed by her husband, the trio flee, but the husband is shot dead by the police. Amma re-locates to a shanty slum near Dharavi, Bombay, where Benwa grows up and shines shoes for a living. Amma is sexually active with Looka, a hoodlum and extortionist who shows up once in while, and also has a steady relationship with trucker, Anna. Both Looka and Anna are unaware of each other. Looka gets Benwa married to Amli from a nearby slum & Anna gets Amma a much better shelter. All seems to be going well until the Police come looking for an injured Looka, when he robs a pharmacy in order to get medicines for himself. Watch what happens when the Police arrive and find a visibly pregnant Amma with Looka, and the impact this will have on her relationship with Anna.

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Credits

Director

Rabindra Dharmaraj

Composer

Hridaynath Mangeshkar

With

Savita Bajaj, Arun Bakshi, Suresh Bhagwat

Scenario

Rabindra Dharmaraj

Director of Photography

Barun Mukherjee

Producer

Manmohan Shetty, Pradeep Uppoor

More information

Dialogue

Hindi

Countries of production

India

Year

1981

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