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Majboor (1974)

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A terminally ill man frames himself for murder to allow his family to collect the reward money. After a successful operation, he escapes police custody and searches for the real killer.

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Ravi Khanna
Parveen Babi ...
Neelu (as Pravin Babi)
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Michael D'Souza
Farida Jalal ...
Renu Khanna
Satyendra Kapoor ...
Narendra Sinha (as Satyan Kappu)
Sulochana Latkar ...
Mrs. Khanna (as Sulochana)
Iftekhar ...
Police Inspector Khurana
D.K. Sapru ...
Neelu's dad (as Sapru)
Ashoo ...
Mona Sinha
Sajjan ...
Doctor Shah
Mac Mohan ...
Murad ...
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Jagdish Raj ...
Police Inspector Kulkarni (as Jagdishraj)
Ranvir Raj ...
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Lalita Kumari ...
Sulochana Rai
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Ravi Khanna (Amitabh Bachchan) lives happily with his widowed mother, wheelchair-bound sister (Farida Jalal) and younger brother. He suffers from a terminal brain tumor, and has only 6 months to live. In an effort to provide for his family, he takes the responsibility of a murder that he has not committed to collect the ransom money of Rs. 500,000. He leaves a trail for the police to follow and he is convicted. While in prison he gets an attack and the jail authorities take him to the hospital where he undergoes a successful operation. Now, he is a confessed criminal for abduction, ransom and murder, which he himself planted himself. In order to save himself from the death penalty, he runs away from the hospital in search of the real murderer. He gets help from a thief named Michael (Pran). After many twists and turns, the plot unfolds, where the true identity of the criminal is revealed and Ravi Khanna is a free man. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Inspired from 1970 Hollywood movie _Zigzag _and was later made in Telugu as _'Raja'(1976)_ starring Shobhan Babu and in Tamil as ' _Naan Vazhavaippen_ starring 'Shivaji Ganeshan'. See more »

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Remade as Naan Vaazha Vaippen (1979) See more »

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Aadmi Joh Kehta Hai
Performed by Kishore Kumar
Composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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Amitabh at his best
19 December 2003 | by (Evanston, IL) – See all my reviews

This was the time when people have started recognising amitabh as a bundle of talent and this movie totally testified. Other than amitabh's performance its the story and screenplay of movie which makes it memorable. The way Javed Akhtar got expertise in writing Amitabh's character in that decade was one of the reason he became superstar. This is one of my favourite amitabh's character. He is a very ordinary guy who is tackling with his daily life problems with his sister (played by Farida Zalal) being handicap, comes to know that he is suffering from uncurable brain tumor. To secure his family he plays some risky tricks and ends up getting in trouble. The second part sees Pran coming as savior. Pran and Amitabh are agin seen after zanzeer and their onscreen chemistry is again fabulous. The songs of movie were big hit but movie did average. But its a must to watch movie


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