Ilaaka (1989 - Hindi)
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Ilaaka synopsis (Story)
Raja (Mithun) was born and brought-up in Purani Basti, a large group of slum-like tenements in Bombay. Here he has been taught to sell and distribute locally brewed alcohol to all his crippled dad's, Bheema (Om puri), clients. Raja's attempts to educate himself are frustrated by his uncle and the local school-master. Years pass by, Raja has now grown up to be a local gangster and alcoholic. When Inspector Suraj Singh (Sanjay dutt)gets assigned to Purani Basti, he finds out that the entire region is under the control of Nagar (Amrsih puri), a gangster, who has political influence ...
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One small controversy happened after the release of this film. Two of this movie's songs have been censored/banned from the Government-run All India Radio and Doordarshan ("Aaj peene ki tamana hai, main piyuga behisaab, kal ki kal soochoga, jab hoga gunaoh ka hisaab.... “ sung by Mithun. This movie made history when cuss words were used in a song sung by Kishore Kumar "Khali botal ki tarah, aadmi hai khali, apni bhi kya koi zindagi hai saali...saali..."
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Also spelt like: elaka, ilaka