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Raakhi Aur Rifle (1976)

  • GenreAction
  • LanguageHindi
  • Length3571.02 meters
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-81431-MUM
  • Certificate Date26/04/1976

RANGITSINGH was mad after JUNIYA, his maid servant. One day inspite of her endeavour to save her chastity Ranjitsingh raped her. She knocked the door of Gangasingh for justice. During the course of conversation Ranjitsingh lost his temper and picked up the rifle, but the result was quite different. He himself got killed by Gangasingh. At the time of above mentioned incident, Roopa sister of Gangasingh was hardly of seven to eight years old. With her Gangasingh went to a School Master, his devoted friend. The school Master took responsibility to look after Roopa. Gangasingh became an outlaw. Months and years elapsed Roopa was blooming with youth. Gangasingh had become a famous dacoit Roopa had gone to see Mela, she would have been killed, but she was rescued by Rakesh. Both fell in love with each other. One day the Master saw them flirting. He got wild with anger, but Rakesh silenced him since he had decided to marry Roopa. The marriage was fixed. Gangasingh did not approve of the marriage. Rakesh was the son of Ranjitsingh, whom he killed, but inspite of that marriage was solemnised. On the first night Rakesh came to know that Roopa was the sister of Gangasingh. But this did not restrain their conjugal life. Gangasingh has decided to give up Rifle, but one untoward incident happened, Khoonkar singh kidnapped the child of Shobha and scandalised Gangasingh. Gangasingh challenged, Khoonkar was killed, Shobha got her child back. Gangasingh heard a sigh of relief. But at that time he was surrounded by Rakesh and his party. 

What happened further please see Raakhi Aur Rifle on the silver screen.

(From the official press booklet)