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Karate (1983)

  • GenreAction, Romance, Drama
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Length126.50 meters
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-935-MUM
  • Certificate Date23/09/1983
  • Shooting LocationNavrang Cine Center P Ltd

Karate is skill

Karate is speed

karate is a method of combat

karate is an art of self-defence.

This art of Karate is taught to the two brothers Vijay and Ajay by Karete expert Jai, who is a bosom friend of scientist Shankar. Dr. Shankar's research of Solar energy is desperately wanted by the underworld kingpin Khan. A man full of lust for power.  To achieve this power he is ready to go to any length. To get Dr. Shankar's research, he destroys Dr. Shankar's family. The brothers get separated.

Dr. Shankar sacrifices his life but does not part with his research. He gets brutally killed by Khan and this death is witnessed by his son Vijay. The death of his father in front of his own eyes haunts Vijay. On his father's dead body Vijay swears to avenge his death. For him revenge is the only justice. And to get this justice Vijay equips himself with the art of Karate. Khan a shrewd schemer turns both the brothers into deadly enemies. Now Ajay wants revenge and that revenge is the death of his own beloved brother Vijay. As fate would have it both the brothers turn into arch enemies. Blood can only quench the thirst of revenge ultimately blood is shed?

(From the official press booklets)