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Aatish (film)

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Director  Ambarish Sangal
Running time  2h 35m
Language  Hindi
4/10 IMDb

Release date  February 23, 1979 (India)
Country  India
Release date  23 February 1979
Songs  Babu Managera Way
Similar movies  Aatish: Feel the Fire (1994)

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Aatish is a 1979 Bollywood Action film produced by Mohan Kumar on EMKAY Enterprises banner, directed by Ambrish Sangal. Starring Jeetendra, Neetu Singh in pivotal roles and music composed by Ravindra Jain. The film is remade as Telugu Movie Devudichina Koduku (1980), starring Krishna, Sridevi in lead roles.



Mr. Rai is a wealthy businessman in Jammu, India, and lives in a palatial house with his wife, Shobha, a wheelchair-bound daughter, Ashu, a grown son, Rakesh, and a school-going son, Raju. His son despises him and is waiting him for to die, so that he can inherit all the wealth and spend it on dancing girls, alcohol, and gamblers. One day while Rai was returning from the Jammu & Kashmir Bank with a suitcase full of cash, he is attacked by bandits, but is rescued by a young man named Anand. Anand is injured in this attack and is nursed by Shobha and the rest of the Rai family. Rai himself trusts Anand and initially appoints him as a Chief Supervisor, very much to the chagrin of Rakesh, who attempts, in vain, to implicate Anand in the theft of 2 Lakh Rupees. Anand uses fisticuffs to convince a hoodlum named Girdhari to let go of Rai's property. These incidents provoke Rai to ask Rakesh to leave the house, and promote Anand as the Manager. What the Rai family do not know is that Anand actually works for Girdhari and enacted this charade just to get in the good books of the Rai family - his motive to steal a golden statue of a Hindu Deity. The question that still remains unanswered is will Anand succeed in his nefarious mission?


  • Jeetendra as Anand
  • Neetu Singh as Shanno
  • Madan Puri as Girdhari
  • Om Shivpuri as Mr.Rai
  • Nirupa Roy as Shobha Rai
  • Sujit Kumar as Khan the Bank Manager
  • Mukri as Diwan Chotelal
  • Dheeraj Kumar as Rakesh Rai
  • Brahm Bhardwaj as Rai's lawyer
  • Birbal as Gambler
  • Mumtaz Begum as Shanno's mother
  • Leena Das as Dancer & Singer
  • Rinku as Ashu Rai
  • Master Raju Shrestha as Raju Rai
  • References

    Aatish (film) Wikipedia
    Aatish (film) IMDb