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‘Kranti’ on 12 th November at 6:30 PM on Zee Classic

ks malhotra /#kaumimarg.com | November 11, 2016 02:13 PM
‘Kranti’ on 12 th November at 6:30 PM on Zee  Classic

 Manoj Kumar commands a special respect for portraying nationalism in films like no one else. His string of patriotic characters not only elevated him as a front runner in actors but also conferred on him the title of Bharat Kumar. Zee Classic, with its brand promise of Woh Zamana Kare Deewana celebrates the legacy of the veteran actor with Manoj Kumar Film Festival. Under this, the channel airs one of his most celebrated films ‘Kranti’ for the first time ever on Saturday, 12 th November  Produced and directed by Manoj Kumar, the film boasts of an envious ensemble of Dilip Kumar, Shashi


Kapoor, Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha, Parveen Babi and Prem Chopra along with the director himself. The film is set in the pre-independence era, and narrates the story of fight for Independence from the British Raj. The film is about 4 youngsters Sanga (Dilip Kumar), Bharat (Manoj Kumar), Shakti (Shashi Kapoor) and Kareem (Shatrughan Sinha), hailing from different backgrounds, with a common
motive to free India from the British rule. Touching upon the chord of patriotism, the film ran for 67 weeks in theatres and was declared a blockbuster. Marked as the costliest film at that point of time, Kranti went on to become the 2 nd highest grossing film of 1981.

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