Kanwarlal, India, 29 July 1988

Suraj Prakash is a politician in India representing the Lok Kalyan Party. He would like to address burning issues such as poverty if and when he is voted in power. He exposes a corrupt businessman named Kanwarlal by stopping his trucks carrying illicit goods, but instead loses several party workers when the driver runs over them. Kanwarlal is arrested, but there is no evidence because the file has been misplaced by Junior Public Prosecutor Sandhya. The police file a case against Sandhya, she is arrested and held in prison for a trial. Her bail is posted and she is released. She finds out that it was Kanwarlal who had bailed her out. Then her son gets kidnapped, and it is Kanwarlal who rescues him. She is indebted to Kanwarlal and starts working with him as his attorney. What Kanwarlal does not know is that Sandhya has a questionable past, a past that may well send him to the gallows, if not end of his life.

  • Genre: Action
  • Runtime: 150 minutes


Kanwarlal is a 1988 Bollywood Action film, produced by G. Hanumantha Rao by Padmalaya Studios, presented by Krishna and directed by S.S. Ravichandra. Starring Jeetendra, Raj Babbar, Sujata Mehta in lead roles and music composed by Bappi Lahiri. The film is the remake of Telugu language Movie Aahuthi (1987), starring Rajasekhar, Jeevitha in pivotal roles, which in turn is a remake of the Malayalam film Rajavinte Makan (1986), starring Mohanlal, Ratheesh, and Ambika.