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Ghar Sansar (1986)

  • Release Date1986
  • GenreFamily, Drama
  • FormatColor
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time143 mins
  • Length4088.15 metres
  • Number of Reels18
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number6797
  • Certificate Date30/06/1986
  • Shooting LocationFilm City, Chandivali, Seth Studio, Filmistan

"GHAR SANSAR" is an extraordinary story of ordinary people. Head clerk, Satya Narain has a large joint family comprising two sons, two daughters, wife and old mother. In these hard times, Satyanarain has option but to run his family on loans. It is really unfortunate that middle class people spend beyond their capacity on births, on deaths on marriages. And this family in no exception to it. The dream child of this family is Prakash, the eldest son who is highly educated and is searching a good job. In this era of rampart corruption - Prakash fails to get a respectable job and joins an iron smith and starts believing in dignity of labour.

His younger brother Chandan proves to be a black sheep and joins a gang of rowdies. Satya Narain manages further loan to marry the eldest daughter which is stolen by his brother-in-law who had come to live like a parasite and demanded his balance dowry. Satya Narain dies of a heart attack. The maid servant Radhiya always stood by this family through thick and thin. She is in love with Prakash. The elder daughter runs away from the house because she thought she is the sole cause of the untold misery which had befallen the family. Prakash anyhow searches her and marries her. Then it is suddenly revealed that Radhiya is the daughter of a very rich man and had left her house due to ego problem with her father.
Chandan, the black sheep makes all attempts to destroy his own family. Prakash faces these onslaughts bravely. And one day when Chandan's own rowdy friends want to kill him and his elder brother Prakash saves him - then his eyes open.

The dignity of labour lits the lamps of happiness - of this family once again.

[From the official press booklet]