Release dateMarch 17, 1987 (1987-03-17) Based onPratighatana by T. Krishna WriterN. Chandra (screenplay), Jalees (dialogue), T. Krishna (screenplay), T. Krishna (story) ScreenplayN. Chandra, T. Krishna, Jalees CastSujata Mehta(Laxmi S Joshi), Nana Patekar(Ex-Constable Karamveer), Charan Raj(Kali Prasad), Rohini Hattangadi(Durga), Ashok Saraf(Crooked Lawyer) Similar moviesRelated N Chandra movies
Pratighaat and sujata mehta 1987 a movie by n chandra
Pratighaat (The Revenge) is a 1987 Hindi feminist drama film directed by N. Chandra and starring Sujata Mehta as lead. It was a remake of Telugu film Pratighatana (1986) directed by T. Krishna, and Vijayshanti as the lead. The film deals with politics-criminal nexus and a college lecturer who takes them on, even after she faces public disrobing.
Made on a low-budget, and no big stars, it went on to become a hit, making Rs. 8 crore at the box office. It became part of the hat-trick hit films by N. Chandra, Ankush (1986), Pratighaat and Tezaab (1988).