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Nishant (1975)
140 min | Crime, Drama

A man whose wife is abducted seeks to have the culprits prosecuted for their crime, but no one will help him. Meanwhile, the wife-abused and berated by her abductors-cannot bring herself to face her husband.
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Writers
Vijay Tendulkar (original screenplay) | Satyadev Dubey (dialogue) (as Pt. Satyadev Dubey)
Producers
Mohan J. Bijlani | Freni Variava (as Freni M. Variava)
Cinematographer
Editor
Bhanudas Divakar (as Bhanudas)
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Updated Sep 6, 1975

Release date
Oct 1977 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Girish Karnad
Schoolmaster Schoolmaster   See fewer
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Shabana Azmi
Sushila Sushila   See fewer
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Anant Nag
Anjaiya Anjaiya   See fewer
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Amrish Puri
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Satyadev Dubey
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Smita Patil
Rukmani (as Smita) Rukmani (as Smita)   See fewer
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Mohan Agashe
Prasad Prasad   See fewer
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Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Policeman Shamshuddin Policeman Shamshuddin   See fewer
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Naseeruddin Shah
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Sadhu Meher
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Savita Bajaj
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Master Altaf
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Suresh Bedi
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Rukmini Menon
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Subash
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Swadesh Pal
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7.6 / 10 | 642 votes