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As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan) has no one to care of him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, Little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sikandar
Vinod Khanna ...
Vishal Anand
Rakhee Gulzar ...
Kaamna
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Zohrabai
Amjad Khan ...
Dilawar
Nirupa Roy ...
Fatima
Sulochana Latkar ...
Vishal's mom
Shreeram Lagoo ...
Ramanath
Kader Khan ...
Fakir Darvesh Baba
Goga Kapoor ...
Goga
Ranjeet ...
J.D.
Manmohan Krishna ...
Piano Instructor
Yusuf Khan ...
Seth. Paul
P. Jairaj ...
Doctor Kapoor
Vikas Anand ...
Inspector raided for smuggled goods
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As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan) has no one to care of him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, Little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives Sikandar the kind of consideration and friendship no one has ever before given him. After that Ramnath leave Shimla for Bombay, Sikandar follows them there. Eventually Fatima, a young widow who works for Ramnath, adopts Sikandar. At Kamna's birthday party Ramnath mistakes Sikandar for a thief and has him thrown out. Little Kamna turns against Sikandar and wants to have nothing further to do with him. At Fatima's grave, a Darvesh (Kader Khan) advice young Sikandar how to deal with the realities of life. Young Sikandar works hard and grows up to be a wealthy and respected young man. Kamna, who stills wants to have nothing to do with Sikandar, is unaware that he has been helping her all along by paying for her handicapped father's medical bills. Sikandar meets a dancing girl, Zohra Bai (Rekha) who falls... Written by hEmRaJ (gavin_coolhgr@hotmail.com)

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27 October 1978 (India)  »

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When Amitabh Bachchan threw a glass at Vinod Khanna in one scene, it cut Vinod Khanna's chin and as a result he needed six stitches. See more »

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Referenced in The Princess and the Cobbler (1993) See more »

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Salam-e-ishq Meri Jaan
Performed by Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar
Music by Anandji Veerji Shah & Kalyanji Veerji Shah
Lyrics by Anjaan
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Unbelievable
3 December 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Muqaddar ka Sikandar is and will probably remain one of the greatest movies you and I will ever watch in our lifetime.The drama,pain,suffering,love are some of the things that leave you spell bound.The acting ,the story and suffering of this little boy "sikandar" and how he becomes a feared man in his neighborhood are breath taking.

Like all great movies of this golden period,this movie too has a social message -"love the pain and laugh at misery".

Once you finish watching the movie you will be overwhelmed and will never forget those haunting moments.like the one where sikandar stays outside the house with the doll,like when his mother dies,the beautiful songs - all breathtaking.

And yes , Amitabh Bachchan is Amitabh Bachchan.


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