1987

Maalka (1987)

Maalka (1987) Cast:  Yousuf Khan, Shabnam, Mustafa Qureshi, Shahid, Adeeb, Albela, Ilyas Kashmiri, Taani. Director: Safdar Hussain Nutshell:  Upright Cop and wife slaughtered by Crime Dons in front of elder son Yaadon Ki Baraat style…. Maalka separated from his siblings, grows up with revenge on his mind.     Maalka arrived at a moment of transition for the Pakistani film industry caused...

Pratighaat (1987)

Pratighaat (1987) Starring: Sujata Mehta, Nana Patekar, Rohini Hattangady, Director: N. Chandra Nutshell: Searing Masala socio-political drama contains the most powerful woman’s role in years.     Before Chandra hit the big time making slick commercial ventures with big mainstream Bollywood stars he had been churning out low budget, earthy, socio-political drama’s that were c...

Qasam Munnay Ki (1987)

Qasam Munnay Ki (1987) Cast:  Mohd Ali, Sangeeta, Babra Sharif, Faisal, Afzal Ahmad, Sabiha Khanum Dir: Sangeeta Nutshell:  Drama, Tears, Sacrifice, Jaw Dropping Stunts, Ninja warriors, motherhood, Gay Villains in underground dens, Babra Sharif as an inbred moron, Sangeeta in overdrive…epic.     Bombastic and flamboyant Tiger has everything working brilliantly; his underworld empire stre...

Slaughterhouse (1987)

Cast: Joe B. Barton, Don Barrett, Sherry Leigh, Bill Brinsfield. Director: Rick Roessler Nutshell:  A San Diego twist cum homage to The Texas Chainsaw and other great horror films from the 70’s and early 80s’.  Clever, tongue in cheek, gleefully gory, cheap and most enjoyable indeed.   “reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive movie.  No matter how you slice it, this comes up a p...

Disco Dancer (1987)

Disco Dancer (1987) Starring: Anjuman, Sangeeta, Yusuf Khan, Shiva, Tariq Shah, Rangeela, Khanum Director: Zahoor Hussain Synopsis: Bombastic Lollywood potboiler with all the right ingredients!   The film begins with a wealthy young couple leaving for a weekend in their privately owned forest along with their two infant daughters. The couple is off to visit their friend Shera who lives deep i...

Dance Dance (1987)

Dance Dance (1987) Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shakti Kapoor, Mandakini Director: B. Subaash Music Director: Bappi Lahiri Synopsis: The Ultimate Disco Socio drama – the benchmark for all Dance Movies     “Oh my god, o-mi-god, o-mi-god, o-mi-god” my mind raced, pulse rate through the roof at the mere prospect but then I was rudely yanked back to the reality o...

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