40 years of Kranti ( 6th of February 1981 )
Kranti a 1981 Indian Hindi-language historical drama film, produced and directed by Manoj Kumar, with the story and screenplay written by Salim–Javed.
It stars an ensemble cast, consisting of Dilip Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Hema Malini, Shatrughan Sinha, Parveen Babi, Sarika, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri, Paintal and Pradeep Kumar.
The film marked the return of Dilip Kumar after a five-year hiatus.
This film celebrated golden jubilee in many centres across India, including a theatre where it was housefull for 96 days.
The film was declared a blockbuster, along with its soundtrack.
Directed by Manoj Kumar
Produced by Manoj Kumar
Written by Salim–Javed, Manoj Kumar, santosh Anand
Music by Laxmikant–Pyarelal
Cinematography Joe D’Souza
Edited by Manoj Kumar
• 6 February 1981
• Dilip Kumar …. Sanga
• Manoj Kumar …. Bharat
• Shashi Kapoor …. Shakti
• Hema Malini …. Rajkumari Meenakshi
• Shatrughan Sinha …. Karim Khan
• Parveen Babi …. Sureeli
• Sarika …. Sheetal
• Nirupa Roy …. Radha
• Prem Chopra …. Shambhu Singh
• Pradeep Kumar …. Shamsher Singh
• Veeru Devgan …. Sir Thomas
• Madan Puri …. Sher Singh
• Tom Alter …. British Officer
• P. Jairaj …. Maharaj Laxman Singh
• Sudhir Dalvi…Bhima,Sureeli Father
• Manmohan …. Darmiyan Singh
• Shashikala…… Queen Charumati
• Dheeraj Kumar….. Prince
• Kunal Goswami…. Bharat & Meenakshi’s Son.
• Preeti Ganguly….Sureeli Friend
• Paintal…Bharat’s Kranti Group Member
• Agha (actor)….Sanga’s Kranti Group Member
• Birbal…..Sanga’s Kranti Group Member
• Gurbachan Singh….British Indian Sepoy