Koyla is a 1997 action thriller movie starring Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Johnny Lever, and Amrish Puri. Shankar, a mute boy, is the loyal servant of Raja Sahab, but when he discovers Raja Sahab’s truth, he goes against him.
Details about Koyla Movie :
|Movie Released Date|
6 Apr 1997
Keypoints about Koyla :
1. Total Movie duration: 2h 13m
2. Audio Languages: Hindi
Koyla: A Piece of Diamond
Koyla is a Hindi action thriller movie with Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit leading the drama. It was praised for its background and action sequences. According to many critics, the performances of Amrish Puri and Shah Rukh Khan were quite prominent.
Most of the screen time in the thriller movie is shared by Shankar (Shah Rukh Khan) and Raja (Amrish Puri). Shankar is a poor and dumb guy who is raised by Raja. Raja is the villain of the movie who is all powerful and rich. He is feared in the area and kills anyone who defies his words. Raja comes across Gauri (Madhuri Dixit) and decides to marry her. The marriage takes place with Gauri believing Shankar to be his groom. After knowing the truth, Gauri decides to commit suicide but Shankar saves her.
How would Shankar free Gauri from Raja’s grasp? Gauri’s rescue and Shankar’s retribution are what the events in the movie sum up to.
Koyla Movie Release Date and OTT Availability
This Bollywood action movie got its theatrical release on 18th April 1997. It is now streaming on the Zee5 OTT platform.
Koyla Movie Plot
Shankar is a mute yet handsome young man who is raised by the powerful and feared Raja Sahab. Raja and his brother Brijwa treat Shankar as a slave. Both of them have ruthless and cruel characters. Raja sees Gauri, a young and beautiful lady, and decides to marry her. Gauri asks for the groom’s photo and in return, the villain sends a photo of Shankar. She immediately agrees.
Realising she has been cheated, Gauri tries committing suicide but Shankar saves her. He understands her misery and they flee away. Infuriated by their escape, Raja and his men set off on a hunt for the duo. Brijwa and others brutally beat Shankar and Raja slits his throat taking Gauri back. Will Shankar take his revenge?
Koyla Movie Cast and Crew
This Hindi thriller drama has Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit in the leading roles. Amrish Puri, Ranjeet, Salim Ghouse, Johnny Lever and Jack Gaud are also in the movie’s cast. Koyla’s director is Rakesh Roshan. He is also the producer of the movie Koyla. Rajesh Roshan is the music composer of the film.
Interesting Facts About The Movie Koyla
1. Rakesh Roshan’s first choice for Shankar’s role was Sunny Deol.
2. During the shooting of one of the movie’s songs ‘Ghunghte Mein Chanda Hai’, Shah Rukh broke his leg.
3. Koyla is the 3rd and final collaboration of Shah Rukh Khan and Rakesh Roshan.
FAQs About Koyla Movie
Q1. Was the movie Koyla a hit or a flop?
Ans: Koyla collected quite good numbers and was a hit at the Box Office.
Q2. Who was the first female lead choice for Koyla?
Ans: Sonali Bendre was the first choice for the role of Gauri.
Q3. Who has written the story of the movie Koyla?
Ans: Anwar Khan and Ravi Kapoor penned down Koyla’s story.