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Aaj Ka Daur (1985)

  • Release Date06/12/1985
  • GenreDrama
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time153 mins
  • Length4579.54 meters
  • Number of Reels16
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number87590
  • Certificate Date04/12/1985
  • Shooting LocationKarpakkam, Venus Vauhini Prasad Vijaya Garden & AVM

This is the story of a brave young man, Raja who changes the fortune of three families staying in a building owned by a lecherous landlord. Raja, who is trapped into evicting the families torn apart by ego, lust and immaturity. Ram, who does not let his wife Sita work because his ego will not let him; Pradap and Sharda who are so busy earning money that they have no time to spare for their widower father or their only chilm; Vishnu Pratap who whiles away his time in fruitless pursuits, ignoring his wife affected with a disease, and his daughter who is forced to sacrificed her education to earn for them. How does Raja influence these couples to renew their lives and bring true happiness in today's times?

How does Raja face the threat from Leo, a dangerous vandal, who implicates him falsely in a racket and kidnaps his beloved Durga to auction her a den of gondas? How does Raja clear himself-will he rescue Durga and bring Leo to book- all revealed in the thrilling story of today- Aaj Ka Daur.

(From the official press booklet)