Avec: Anil Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri, Amrish Puri
Réalisateur: Yash Chopra
Musique: Hridaynath Mangeshkar
Sous-titres: Anglais, Tamoul, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
Vidéo: Format 16/9 compatible 4/3
Durée: (environ) 142 minutes
Mashaal is a film about Vinod Kumar (Dilip Kumar) an honest fearless and crusading editor of an outspoken newspaper, who has vowed to eradicate the evils of illicit liquor, bootlegging and organised crime from his city. It is a story of Raja - a young man from the slums who inevitably takes to bootlegging and black marketing to make his living. Mashaal also tells the story of S.K. Vardhan (Amrish Puri) who is a powerful wealthy and respected figure of the city whose cloak of respectability hid all the social evils and crimes which flourished beneath. How a chain of events changes the lives of Raja, a black marketer into a young crusading journalist under the guidance of his now Godfather Vinod Kumar. How Vinod Kumar's life changes from an honest newspaper editor to becoming an underworld don and racketeer, in order to combat the person responsible for his destruction - S.K. Vardhan. Raja and Vinod Kumar are now on opposite sides and despite every effort on Raja's part Vinod Kumar cannot go back to his life - He has reached a point of no retreat...