indian cinema heritage foundation

Dalaal No.1 (2000)

  • Release Date2000
  • GenreAction, Crime, Drama
  • FormatColor
  • LanguageHindi
  • Gauge35mm

A pimp from a redlight area marries a religious girl in a village and sell her to brothel house. Making her believe that house is her in law's house. Soon the girl comes to know about the reality. Due to her up bringing in a cultured religious family, she considers the pimp her husband.

Inspite of many threats and ill-treatment she never bows to the wishes of the brothel owner. When the pimp tells her that their marriage was false and fraud. She sticks to her stand that secret fire around which they were married was not false, the vedic mantras were not false, kanyadan by her father was not false.

How this girl came out of this hell. How the soul of her husband awakened. How others helped the pimps bride to defend the stairs brothel is the story of Dalaal No. 1.

[from the official press booklet]