Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ramavtar

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  • NR
  • 1984
  • 2 hr 37 min
  • 5.9  (79)

Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ramavtar is a 1984 Hindi film, directed by K. Shankar and starring Rajesh Khanna, Shabana Azmi, and Shatrughan Sinha. The film is a political satire that follows the story of M.L.A. Ramavtar, played by Rajesh Khanna, a corrupt politician who transforms into an honest one after a series of events. The film revolves around Ramavtar, a greedy and corrupt M.L.A., who is more interested in making money than working for the welfare of his people. He is supported by his equally corrupt aide, played by Shatrughan Sinha. Ramavtar is also in love with a rich girl, played by Shabana Azmi, who is not interested in him because of his unethical ways.

One day, during a political rally, Ramavtar is attacked by a group of people who are against his corrupt ways. This incident shakes him, and he realizes that he needs to change. Thereafter, he starts working for the benefit of his people and becomes a symbol of hope for them.

The film has several comedic sequences that poke fun at the political system and the politicians in India. The performances of the lead actors are noteworthy, especially Rajesh Khanna, who excels in both the comedic and dramatic scenes. Shabana Azmi, as usual, delivers a remarkable performance and showcases her range as an actor.

The music of the film, composed by Bappi Lahiri, is also enjoyable, with the song "Jab Hum Jawan Honge" becoming a chartbuster. Overall, Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ramavtar is an entertaining film that combines comedy and drama to bring up the issue of corruption in politics. It is a good watch for fans of Rajesh Khanna and Shabana Azmi and for anyone interested in political satire.

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    2 hr 37 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.9  (79)