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Swarg (1990)

Not Rated | | Drama | 2 May 1990 (India)
Living in a posh mansion named Swarg, this is the story of Sahabji, his wife sister Jyoti, two brothers, and a sister-in-law. Sahabji has a clash of wits with Dhanraj, who successfully ... See full summary »

Director:

David Dhawan

Writers:

Anees Bazmee, Nandu G. Tolani (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rajesh Khanna ... Mr. Kumar
Govinda ... Krishna
Madhavi ... Mrs. Janki Kumar (as Maadhavi)
Juhi Chawla ... Jyoti
Dilip Dhawan ... Ravi
Raja Bundela ... Vicky
Neena Gupta ... Naina
Mahesh Anand ... Guru
Vikas Anand ... Choudhary
Master Bhagwan ... Cameo (song "Filmon Ke Saare Hero") (as Bhagwan)
Arun Bakshi ... Director (as Arun Baxi)
Jaspal Sandhu Jaspal Sandhu ... Doctor
Yunus Parvez ... Gardener (as Yunus Parwez)
Shehnaz Kudia ... Deepa (as Shahnaaz)
Anjana Mumtaz ... (as Anjana)
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Storyline

Living in a posh mansion named Swarg, this is the story of Sahabji, his wife sister Jyoti, two brothers, and a sister-in-law. Sahabji has a clash of wits with Dhanraj, who successfully schemes with Sahabji's two brothers, and takes over the prestigious mansion and vaste business empire, leaving Sahabji virtually penniless, and devastated with the passing away of his wife. His brothers have now taken over the money, and his business. It is now up to a servant of the mansion, Krishna to set things right for Sahabji's household. How can a poor servant succeed against rich and powerful individuals? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

2 May 1990 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Golestan See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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David Dhawan's first hit with Govinda and perhaps one of Rajesh Khanna's last hits. See more »

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References Shree 420 (1955) See more »

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Usual Melodrama
24 March 2014 | by sanjayppcSee all my reviews

Swarg was director David Dhawan's first hit. It was reported that initially Rajesh Khanna was hesitant to wear a wig for the role but later agreed.

It is the usual tale of a family getting divided & getting united by the servant. It is surprising that such a wealthy businessman becomes bankrupt when his factory is consigned to flames. Did he not insure the firm? However, logic in commercial cinema is usually not considered.

The film is a clean family entertainer with tear jerking scenes which appealed to the family audiences, particularly ladies. Madhavi & Juhi Chawla look beautiful & have done well.

Rajesh Khanna gives a matured performance which is only expected from an actor of his stature. But the scene stealer is Givinda who has given a memorable performance be it in comedy timing, dancing or melodrama.

Rajesh Khanna goes practically missing in the 2nd half, surfacing only towards the climax.

The songs are good, not great & other production values are OK.

The film was a hit mainly because it drew in the family audiences to the theatres.


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