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Himmatwala (1998)

  • Release Date12/12/1998
  • GenreAction
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time120 mins
  • Length4175.42
  • Number of Reels15
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU/A
  • Censor Certificate NumberCIL/2/46/98-MUM
  • Certificate Date09/12/1998
  • Shooting LocationKamalistan, MBC Chandivali

This is a story of Kishen (Mithun) who lives in Chandrapur Hill Station. Kishen is Physically big and strong but Psychologically he behaves like a small kid. Throughout day he plays with his four friends, who are also about six to seven years old. Kishen is a married person. His wife Radha (Ayesha) loves him very much and takes care of him in all possible ways. She prays to God for Kishen and believes that one day her husband will gain back his senses and would come to his normal bahaviour.

Raja (Rajesh) and Kajal (Radhika) are extremely in love with each other who have eloped and reached Kishen's farm house. Raja and Kajal confront Kishen and Kishen is shocked seeking Kajal.

Why is Kishen shocked seeing Kajal?

What relationship does he have with Kajal?

Why did Raja and Kajal leave their house?

All these questions and many more will be answered in Himmatwala. See "Himmatwala".

(From the official press booklet)