Virasat is a 1997 Hindi-language Drama Family movie written by Vinay Shukla and directed by Priyadarshan Nair and produced by Mohammad Riaz, Mushir Alam and Mushir-riaz. After completing his studies in London, England, Shakti Thakur returns home to India in a small town where his family resides. Accompanying him is his leggy girlfriend, Anita, who he is in love with and wants to marry, much to the disapproval of his family. After a few days, Shakti starts to feel that nothing much has changed in this part of India and longs to return, as he is unable to bear the animosity between the townspeople, in general, and in particular between his Zamindar dad, Raja Thakur, and rival Zamindar Birju, none other than Raja's crippled brother. When Anita leaves the town to meet her parents elsewhere in India, Shakti too wants to follow her, but his plans change suddenly when his father passes away, and the region is ravaged by unprecedented natural calamities. Following the funeral he decides to stay on to look after the family estate and business temporarily, and that is when he meets local town belle, Gehna, who has given her heart to him years ago, hopes to marry him, with approval from his very own family. Anita returns to find that nothing is the same any, and that her role may be reduced to that of a mistress, she must now make a choice to either return back home, or fight and win back Shakti's love. Written by rAjOo (email@example.com). Virasat features Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri, Pooja Batra, Milind Gunaji, Govind Namdeo, Tabu Hashmi and Ruhshad Nariman Daruwalla. The screenplay is written by Vinay Shukla which is inspired from Thevar Magan by Bharathan. The music was composed by Anu Malik along with S. P. Venkatesh. Cinematography was done by Ravi K. Chandran and editing by N. Gopalakrishnan. The film has a running time of 168 minutes. It was released on 30th May 1997. The Film was successful at box office. Virasat was made on a budget of ₹4 crore and it was a super hit at box office gross of ₹11 crore. Distribution rights for the motion picture were acquired by M. R. Productions Pvt Ltd.
Drama , Family , Musical , Romance
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