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  1. "Achanak" is an Indian film directed by Naresh Malhotra in 1998.
  2. "Achanak" is a 1973 Hindi film starring Vinod Khanna, and made by Gulzar. Gulzar won a Filmfare nomination as Best Director for this film. Even though Gulzar is an accomplished lyricist, this film did not have any songs in it. K.A. Abbas earned a Filmfare nomination for best story. It is inspired by the real-life sensational 1958 murder case KM Nanavati v State of Maharashtra.


Who is Achanak?

Achanak is a bhangra group signed to the label Nachural Records. The band has six members headed by lead singer, Vijay and are based in the English Midlands.

  • also known as Achanak Bhangra Band
  • member of musical group Achanak & EWC
  • albums: "The Rough Guide to Bhangra", "Have Faith", "Top-Nach", "Q The Music", "NACHurally", "Code Red", "SigNACHure", "Bhangra-ology", "4 Play", "SNACH", "PaNACHe"
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Google previewA Romanized Hindústání and English Dictionary (1847)

Designed for the Use of Schools

Achanak, T adv. suddenly, una- Achanchak, J wares, unexpectedly. Achar, 1...

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice

folk-music styles — especially those with Punjabi rhythms — as in songs from the 1998 films Achanak (music directors Dilip Sen and Sameer Sen) and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (music director Viju Shah); and even the romantic ghazal, as in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indian Cinema (2014)

by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen

Mrinal Sen ( Khandhar, Genesis, Ek Din Achanak), Saeed Mirza (Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Principal Languages Spoken in the Bengal Presidency (1837)

Viz. English, Bángálí, and Hindústání. In the Roman Character by P. S. D'Rozario

qism ki per ; achAnak uftádagí Squat", tm. to sit close to the ground — guri mAriyá buhan, bombará ЬЛ ...

Google previewA New English-Hindustani Dictionary (1883)

With Illustrations from English Literature and Colloquial English, Tr. Into Hindustani by S. W. Fallon

achanak; achanchak;yakayak; yak ba-yak ; yak-bargi ; dafatan. Abruptness, n. roughness, nbhar ; uthan ; khur- darii-pan. 2. abrupt manner, be- dhanga-pau; akkhar-pan. Abscess, n. phoya. [ru-posh h. Abscond, v. a. bhag jana.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film (1991)

by James Monaco

Ek Din Achanak 1988 (d ,sc); ...

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Achanak at Hartlepool Maritime Festival

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4A1N1A1K5

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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