Krantiveer

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Krantiveer
Krantiveer.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Mehul Kumar
Produced by Mehul Kumar
Written by Ishraq-Suja
Starring Nana Patekar
Dimple Kapadia
Atul Agnihotri
Mamta Kulkarni
Danny Denzongpa
Paresh Rawal
Music by Anand-Milind
Sameer (lyrics)
Edited by Yusuf Sheikh
Distributed by Mehul Movies Pvt Ltd
Release date(s)
  • July 22, 1994 (1994-07-22)
Running time 159 min
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget 2.5 Million
Box office 24.4 Million

Krantiveer is an Indian Bollywood action crime film directed by Mehul Kumar, released on 22 July 1994. 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,[1] additionally winning three Star Screen Awards, four Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award.

The film was remade in Telugu as Punya Bhoomi Naa Desam (1995) with Mohan Babu and in Kannada as Parodi (2007) with Upendra.

Plot[edit]

Pratap Tilak(Nana Patekar) is the grandson of Bheeshmanarayan Tilak a freedom fighter. Pratap starts gambling and spoiling attack and he dies. Pratap's mother Durgadevi(Farida Jalal) 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 Dengongpa) 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.

Cast[edit]

Ghanashyam Nayak.......Kalyanji Bhai man at toilet

Crew[edit]

  • Producer: Mehul Kumar
  • Director: Mehul Kumar
  • Story: Ishraq-Suja
  • Dialogues: Nana Patekar
  • Lyrics: Sameer
  • Music: Anand-Milind
  • Choreography: Chinni Prakash, Madhav Kishen
  • Editing: Yusuf Sheikh
  • Costume Design: Shammim

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards[edit]

Filmfare Awards[edit]

Star Screen Awards[edit]

Music[edit]

Krantiveer
Soundtrack album by Anand-Milind
Released
1994 (India)
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Venus Records and Tapes
Producer Anand-Milind
Anand-Milind chronology
Eena Meena Deeka
(1994)
Krantiveer
(1994)
Suhaag
(1994)

The soundtrack of the film contains 6 songs. The music is composed by Anand-Milind, with lyrics authored by Sameer.

Song Singer(s)
"Chunri Udi Sajan" Kumar Sanu, Poornima
"Jab Se Hum Tere" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik
"Jai Ambe Jagdambe" Praful Dave, Sapna Awasthi, Sudesh Bhosle
"Jhankaro Jhankaro" Udit Narayan, Sapna Awasthi
"Love Rap" Sapna Mukherjee, Sudesh Bhosle, Amit Kumar, Poornima
"Phool Kali Chand" Udit Narayan, Sadhana Sargam

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

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