Movies like Suryaa: An Awakening

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Suryaa: An Awakening (1989)
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Suryaa: An Awakening (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: Thakur Gangadhar Choudhary rules a small community in rural India with an iron hand, and will never permit anyone to speak up against him. He owns most of the land surrounding his palatial home - save for the small patch of land owned by Veer Singh. He summons Veer to his house, and offers him substantial compensation for his land, but Veer refuses, and the Thakur has him killed. Veer's widow dies of shock, leaving behind a young Suraj to be brought up by a kindly widow Mrs. Salma Khan, who is also the mother of Iqbal. Years go by, Suraj grows up joins the Indian Armed Forces, and after a meritorious career, he resigns and returns home to avenge his father's death. What he does not know that he must first come to terms with the local Police Inspector Iqbal Khan, and then the wealthy Collector of the District, Rajpal Chauhan, before he can even think of touching a single hair of Gangadhar Choudhary.
Plot: horse, village, heroes, orphan, farmer, farm, doctor, fear, mansion, scorpion, tractor, widow, atheist, attack, faith, beating, temple, cobra, disguise, gas station, shotgun, rescue, landowner, one against many, saving a life ...

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Most similar movies to Suryaa: An Awakening

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, serious and semi serious films with plots about revenge, beating, rescue, fight, orphan, police officer and village mostly in Drama, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like Suryaa: An Awakening: Jigarwala (1991), Janam Kundli (1995), Rakshasudu (1986), Farishtay (1991), Rayalaseema Ramanna Chowdary (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jigarwala (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Murder and political intrigue kick off a chain reaction of revenge in a small Indian village when the local zamindar, Dhurjan Singh (Amrish Puri), is convicted and jailed for killing Ranjeet (Biswajeet), a villager who opposed his policies. The ...
Plot: arrogance, dowry, horse, insult, beating, captive, feud, crutches, eunuch, homecoming, heroes, brake failure ...
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Janam Kundli (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Film about a wealthy, religious man and his daughter who was talked into marrying another wealthy man.
Plot: flashback, superstition, shot in the chest, shot in the back, father dislikes daughter's boyfriend, shot to death, beating, family feud, lie, held at gunpoint, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gunfight ...
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Dhaal: The Battle of Law Against Law (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Crime drama starring Vinod Khanna, Sunil Shetty and Gautami
Plot: lawyer, husband wife relationship, false accusation, police, crime boss, attempted murder, prison fight, broken bottle, bail, police officer killed, man slaps a woman, corrupt lawyer ...
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Rakshasudu (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: What the movie has in store for you, wait and watch this space for more updates.
Plot: escape, bribe, orphan, childbirth, widow, landlord, theft, rescue
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.8
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Farishtay (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Story: After the death of her husband, the Police Inspector, Gayatri sets out to find his murderer, and is horrified to learn that her brothers are employed by him.
Plot: marriage, sadism, explosion, revenge, fear, restaurant, good versus evil, tyrant, police officer, loss of husband, thief, death of child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rayalaseema Ramanna Chowdary (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Rayalaseema Ramanna Chowdary...
Plot: one against many, umbrella, chair, farm, arson, hand to hand combat, destruction, dart, flying kick, landowner
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56%
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Dhool (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Arumugham (Vikram) is an uneducated, good hearted, helpful village hick. Easwari (Jyothika) is his childhood friend. A chemical factory in the village pollutes the local river and when all attempts to stop the factory waste from going to the ...
Plot: one against many, molotov cocktail, village, politician, minister, foot chase, old woman, police officer, mini skirt, tough guy, evil woman, love triangle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Phaansi (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Film starring Shashi Kapoor, Sulakshana Pandit and Ranjeet
Plot: police station, villain, police officer, suicide, arson, hanging, heroes, surrender, gunfight, bandit, attack, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Nishchaiy (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: 'Nishchaiy' is the story of two brothers, Ravi and Rohan Yadav separated due to unforeseen circumstances created by Ravi's employer Manohar Singh who suspects Ravi of having an affair with his wife Renuka. Ravi is sent to prison for a ...
Plot: death, lawyer, murder, wrongful imprisonment, ex convict, amnesia, rape, false accusation, long lost brother, horse, seduction, suspicion of adultery ...
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46%
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Dammu (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Ramachandra (NTR) - an orphan wants to helps out people and make enough bank balance so that he can settle in life by marrying a girl of his choice. He falls in love with Ashwini (Trisha) at the first sight. He comes to know that a royal family from ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, emotional
Plot: adoption, orphan, fall in love, social differences, danger, heroes, village life, save the day, society, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Bodyguard (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Lovely Singh (Salman Khan) is the bodyguard of Sartaj Rana's (Raj Babbar) daughter Divya Rana (Kareena Kapoor). He is very devoted to his duties but irritates her all the time by following her everywhere. Consequently, Divya and her friend ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: college, lie, fall in love, romance, family relations, bollywood, parents and children, dishonesty, rescue, one against many, bodyguard, elopement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 889
Parvarish (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A policeman adopts the son of a bandit. A misunderstanding leads the officer's own biological son to believe he is the bandit's son and he takes up a secret life of crime; meanwhile, the adopted son becomes an officer of the law.
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 272
Thandavam (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
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Style: suspense, serious, exciting, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Amar Akbar Anthony (Hindi: अमर अकबर अन्थोनी) is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: adoption, coincidence, smuggling, daring rescue, on the run, fall in love, kidnapping, bollywood, comedy of errors, parents and children, mistaken identity, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Maula Jat (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Maula Jat tells the true story of it's eponymous hero's blood feud with the local "gunda" Nuri Nath.
Plot: grave, barefoot woman, showdown, judgment, screaming, woman in danger, countryside, vigilantism, dance, fratricide, horse riding, brother sister relationship ...
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38%
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Shastra (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: One of the employees of Vijay's parents, Babu, is sentence to a long jail term for killing them. In hot pursuit to avenge the death of his parents Vijay wait until Babu is release from jail and confronts him. It is this confrontation that will ...
Plot: coin toss, shot to death, revenge, shotgun, beating, brawl, nightclub, extortion, protection money, gangsters, bullying, gangster ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
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Story: Jagannathan faces several challenges when he goes to stay in Kanimangalam village. He promises the villagers that he will help in the preparations for the annual temple festival, but will his enemies leave him in peace?
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Swami Dada (1982)
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Country: India
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Country: India
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Souryam (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Godaan (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1963 Indian Film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Ayogya (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Singh Saab the Great (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
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Place: india, asia
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33%
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 256
Assembly Rowdy (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: Film starring Annapoorna, Mohan Babu and Divya Bharti
Plot: sitting in a tree, bathing, fired from the job, hotel, frame up, imprisonment, bus, loss of parents, heroes, swashbuckler, bullying, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 10K
Commander (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Surya is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather. They rule the town and forms a parallel government. Things are well until new district collect, step -brother of Surya takes charge. Surya finds his mom and decides to ...
Plot: orphan, umbrella, gangster, gratitude, unwed mother, birth mother, police station, beating, abandoned baby, widow, love interest, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Tejaa (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: ejaa watch helplessly as his parents gets assassinated by 3 absconding outlaws, Lal Singh, Heeralal and Zoravar, he then swears to avenge this carnage and this become the motive of his life. 20 years later he does manage to locate them and thus this ...
Plot: shot to death, death of mother, orphan, murder, torture, thrown from a horse, newspaper headline, hanging, murder of parents, burglar, vengeance, rifle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pathar Ke Insan (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
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Plot: grief, truck, doctor, suicide, secret, flashback, marriage, dancer, explosion, revenge, police officer killed, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
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We Five (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Tyrannical and wealthy Veer Pratap Singh, rules over a small town - ruthlessly. Whoever opposes him is crushed. He is attracted to women, and has a lengthy affair with Soundariya, and even has a secret marriage ceremony with her. When Soundariya ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: society, dishonesty, good versus evil, rivalry, love and romance, life is a bitch, social relations, injustice, family relations, defiant, bollywood, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%