Taaqatwar (1989)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Release Date - Jun 16, 1989 (USA - Unknown)  |   Countries - India  |  
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Shakti Kapoor has the "bad guy" part -- and, by default, the most interesting role -- in the Indian production Taaqatwar. Kapoor plays a crooked builder who murders municipal officer Anupam Kher when the latter refuses to take a bribe. Schoolteacher Anil Dhawan is framed for the killing, and duly hanged. Years later, Dhawan's son Govinda, a petty thief, and Kher's son Sanjay Dutt, a police official, team up to square accounts with Kapoor. Taaqatwar runs 148 minutes, which for an Indian production is virtually a short subject.



bribery, building, execution, false-accusation, frame-up, investigation, killing, murder, teacher