: क़र्ज़, Urdu
: قرض, pronunciation
: in-debt) is a 1980 Hindi film
directed by Subhash Ghai
, starring Rishi Kapoor
and Tina Munim
as leads, also in a feat of perfect casting was Simi Garewal
, who stood out in her role of Kamini Verma, the murderous wife from the past life, which won her a Filmfare nomination.
Film's music was by Laxmikant-Pyarelal
, giving memorable hits like, 'Om Shanti Om' and 'Dard-e-Dil', and who went on to win Filmfare Best Music Director Award
for this film, even the lyricist received two Filmfare nominations for these two hits.
The evil don Sir Judah (Premnath
) has his eyes on the estate and business empire of the eminent businessman Shanta Prasad Verma. But Shanta Prasad's son Ravi Verma (Raj Kiran) foils Sir Judah's attempts to take over the estate. Sir Judah is mute (and communicates by tapping on glasses or tables, interpreted by his henchman) (Mac Mohan). He recruits the barmaid Kamini (Simi Garewal
) to seduce Ravi, marry him, eventually murder him and then take over the estate. Kamini seduces Ravi and they marry. They are on their way home to the Verma estate in Ooty
. Ravi plays a somewhat sinister melody on his guitar. (This tune eventually comes back as the super hit song Ek Hasina Thi...
that holds the key to the movie. Music, it turns out, plays a very important role in this tale.) Their jeep suddenly runs out of water. Kamini seizes the opportunity and brutally murders Ravi (by running... Read More