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Awwal Number (1990)

  • Release Date1990
  • GenreAction
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time150 mins
  • Length4296.67 meters
  • Number of Reels17
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-12969-MUM
  • Certificate Date31/01/1990
  • Shooting LocationMehboob, Filmcity

Everyone loves the winner. Therefore, there is a race to reach the top everywhere. And there is high-voltage drama on the cricket pitch in course of the Third One-Day International between India and Australia. India has lost the first two games. A superstar, Ronnie has been replaced by newcomer, Sunny through the casting vote by the Chairman of the Selection Committee, Vikram Singh, an ex-cricketer popularly known as Vicky.

Vicky is not only Ronnie's mentor and elder brother but also a retired police official reappointed to check terrorist activity. In order to avenge humiliation, Ronnie unwittingly gets mixed up with the charming leader of militants. She seduces him, and uses him to succeed in the mission to blow up the stadium. And simultaneously blackmails Vicky to reveal Ronnie's whereabouts. There is action, chase and drama in the air while down below Sunny is blasting for runs to bring victory for the country in the face of impending defeat.


This generally sums up the story of Awwal Number, a gripping suspense thriller.

(From the official press booklet)