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Kaalia (1981)

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Kaalia- A name that spells terror in the minds of the people and the Police.

But Kaalia was not always like this. Years ago he was a mere simpleton living in a shanty chawl along with his elder brother Shyamlal, his Bhabhi whom he adored and their daughter Munni. Apart from them there was no other in Kallu's Little world.

Till one day, an enemy in the guise of Shahani Seth was born-Shahani shattered the happiness of Kallu-his brother died, his Bhabhi became a widow and his niece an orphan.
Kallu died that day and Kaalia was born.

Kaalia soon became a dreaded criminal. A criminal whose body had been injected with poison by Shahani - Kaalia's main motive become money, Loads of money which would become his main weapon against Shahani.

Kaalia started coming up while Shahani was being destroyed slowly but surely.....

In his quest for revenge Kaalia soon forgot that the road he was walking on, would only lead him to jail or to gallows and sure enough one day Kaalia landed up in Jail where Raghubir Singh was waiting for him.

Raghubir Singh hated crime and criminals, once again there was a clash amongst two giants.

No one had dared to escape from Raghubir Singh's jail. But today Kaalia has to escape if he is to save his niece's life w

ho is being held hostage by Shahani Seth.

Could Kaalia save Munni's life?

Could Kaalia give up his life of crime?

What become of Shahani?

(From the official press booklets)