Director Mehul Kumar
Genre action, Drama, Romance
Writer K.K. Singh
|Release date July 22, 1994 (1994-07-22)|
Songs Jai Ambe Jagdambe
Cast Nana Patekar (Pratap Narayan Tilak), Dimple Kapadia (Megha Dixit), Atul Agnihotri (Atul), Mamta Kulkarni (Mamta), Farida Jalal (Mrs. Tilak), Paresh Rawal (Laxmidas Dhayal)
Similar Mrityudata, Saagar (film), Bobby (1973 film)
Krantiveer(English:Brave Revolutionary) is a 1994 Indian Hindi-language action crime film directed by Mehul Kumar. The film stars Nana Patekar, Dimple Kapadia, Atul Agnihotri, Mamta Kulkarni, Danny Denzongpa and Paresh Rawal in lead roles. It became the third highest-grossing film of the year, additionally winning three Star Screen Awards, four Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award.
Pratap Tilak(Nana Patekar) is the grandson of Bheeshmanarayan Tilak a freedom fighter. Pratap starts gambling and this leads to a spoiling attack of Bheeshmanarayan as he dies. Pratap's mother Durgadevi (Farida Jalal) enraged of all this asks him to leave the village and go away. Pratap comes to Mumbai where he saves life of chawl owner, Laxminath's (Paresh Rawal) son Atul (Atul Agnihotri). Laxminath decides to keep Pratap with him. When they grow up Atul falls in love with Mamta(Mamta Kulkarni), who is the daughter of a builder named Yograj (Tinu Anand). Pratap keeps laughing at press reporter Megha Dixit (Dimple Kapadia) who lives in the chawl and keeps on fighting injustice by writing about it in newspapers. Pratap teaches people to become strong and fight for themselves instead of waiting for other people to help them. Chattursingh Chita(Danny Denzongpa) and Yograj plan to build a resort and the place they arrange communal riots mass killings and burn the houses of people. Laxminath is murdered by Chattursingh Chita. Pratap learns that Megha's parents were murdered by Chattursingh Chita and she was raped by him. He proposes marriage to her. Mamta leaves her father's house and comes to Atul's house. Pratap kills the corrupted ministers, the judge and the police officer. He is caught and ordered to be hanged till death. Chattursingh Chita plans to kill Pratap but dies by Pratap's hands. This story is about a brave person who decides to face injustice and is ready to lay his lifedown for this cause.
National Film Awards
Star Screen Awards
The soundtrack of the film contains 6 songs. The music is composed by Anand-Milind, with lyrics authored by Sameer.
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