- 2 hr 28 min
Himmatwala is a 1983 Hindi movie directed by K. Raghavendra Rao starring Sridevi, Jeetendra, and Amjad Khan. The movie is a classic masala film that was a box office hit during its time. The movie follows the story of Ravi (Jeetendra), a brave and confident man who returns to his village after years of living in the city. He falls in love with Rekha (Sridevi), the daughter of a wealthy man, but their love faces opposition from her father who disapproves of Ravi's rural background. In addition, the village is under the tyranny of Sher Singh (Amjad Khan), a cruel and violent man who exploits the villagers for his own benefit.
As Ravi tries to win Rekha's heart, he also takes on the challenge of defeating Sher Singh and freeing the village from his grasp. With his courage and Himmatwala spirit, Ravi decides to take the bull by its horns and fight Sher Singh and his goons.
The movie has several classic Bollywood-style elements such as song and dance sequences, comedy, and action. The soundtrack of the movie was composed by Bappi Lahiri and features some popular songs such as "Nainon Mein Sapna" and "Taki O Taki".
Himmatwala enjoyed enormous popularity upon its release and became one of the biggest hits of the year. The lead actors, Sridevi and Jeetendra, received critical acclaim for their performances and the movie helped cement their status as top actors in the industry.
Overall, Himmatwala is a timeless classic that is still loved by many today. It has all the elements of a quintessential masala film and showcases the true Himmatwala spirit of never giving up and fighting against all odds.