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Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)

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Three brothers are separated and united after many years - one is brought up a Hindu, another a Muslim and the last (and most memorable) a Christian. Hilarity and adventure ensues.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vinod Khanna ...
Inspector Amar Khanna
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Akbar Ilhabadi / Raju
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Anthony Gonzalves
Neetu Singh ...
Dr. Salma Ali
Parveen Babi ...
Jenny
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Laxmi
Nirupa Roy ...
Bharati
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Kishanlal
Jeevan ...
Robert
Yusuf Khan ...
Zebisko (as Yusuf)
Mukri ...
Taiyyab Ali
Nasir Hussain ...
Catholic Priest
Kamal Kapoor ...
Superintendant Khanna
Hercules ...
Raghu
Shivraj ...
Mr. Ilahabadi
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Storyline

A ex-convict must flee his mob boss, leaving his family to fend for themselves. His wife goes blind and his children are abandoned. They are adopted by a Hindu policeman, a Muslim tailor, and a Catholic priest. The Hindu-raised son becomes a policeman in his turn; his Muslim-raised brother becomes a singer; and the last son, played by Amitabh, becomes a happy-go-lucky Catholic who lives on the edge of the law. The boys meet again and their lives become entangled in an incredible plot full of unlikely coincidences and furious action sequences interspersed with songs. In the end, the grieving mother recovers her sight, the evil mob boss is punished, and the family is at last re-united. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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7 January 1977 (India)  »

Also Known As:

A Força do Passado  »

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Trivia

The only Hindi movie Madhuri Dixit husband Ram Nene ever watched was Amar Akbar Anthony. See more »

Goofs

When Amitabh is in jail he is bruised with his half face looking black, but when he reaches Pran's place he has no bruises, but there re-appear when he reaches the jail again. See more »

Quotes

Anthony Gonzalves: You know the whole country of the system is juxtapositioned by the hemoglobin in the atmosphere because you are a sophisticated rhetorician intoxicated by the exuberance of your own verbosity.
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Shirdi Wale
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
Music by Laxmikant and Pyarelal
Sung By Mohammad Rafi
Polydor
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Amar, Akbar, Anthony is about 3 brothers who are left by their Mum with their Dad and they all get separated while they are children and at the end the family find each other.
1 October 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Amitabh Bachchan is a fantastic actor. Him and Sharukh Khan are known as the Bollywood kings. Nearly every film that Amitabh Bachchan comes in I give it either 9 out of 10, or 10 out of 10 like Naseeb, Coolie, Amar, Akbar, Anthony, Mard and a lot of other films. Amar, Akbar, Anthony is about 3 brothers who are left by their Mum with their Dad and they all get separated while they are children. Amar is found by a Indian and is grown to be an Indian.

Akbar is found by a Muslim and is grown to be a Muslim.

Anthony is found by a Christian and is grown to be a Christian and at the end the family including the mother all find each other.

I loved the storyline and the fighting too.


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