Izzat - Dharmendra

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  • NR
  • 1968
  • 2 hr 36 min
  • 7.1  (95)

Izzat is a 1968 Indian film directed by T. Prakash Rao, starring Dharmendra, Tanuja Samarth, and Jayalalitha J. in lead roles. The film tells the story of a soldier, Dharmendra, who returns home to his village after serving in the army. The film explores issues of honor, love, and betrayal in the context of rural India. The story revolves around Dharmendra, who is respected in his village for his service in the army. He is engaged to be married to Tanuja, but when he returns home, he finds that his fiancée has married another man. Feeling betrayed, Dharmendra decides to leave the village and start a new life. He moves to a nearby city where he meets Jayalalitha J., a dancer, and starts working in her dance troupe.

As Dharmendra's resentment towards Tanuja grows, Jayalalitha J. falls in love with him. However, Dharmendra is unable to let go of his love for Tanuja, and this causes a rift between him and Jayalalitha J. Meanwhile, Tanuja's husband is involved in a smuggling racket, and Dharmendra gets involved in a fight with the smugglers. The fight leads to a tragic conclusion, and Dharmendra must decide between his loyalty to his country and his love for Tanuja.

The film's music composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal is still remembered today, with iconic songs like "Mausam Hai Aashiqana" and "Yeh Dil Tum Bin Kahin Lagta Nahin." The performances of the lead actors are also noteworthy, with Dharmendra delivering a powerful performance as the conflicted soldier and Tanuja and Jayalalitha J. impressively portraying their complex characters.

Overall, Izzat is a gripping drama that explores the themes of honor, love, and betrayal in the context of rural India. The film's strong performances and memorable music make it a classic of Indian cinema.

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    2 hr 36 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (95)