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Alibaba Aur 40 Chor (1979)

Alibaba, (Dharmendra) a native of Guleba is in love with Marjina (Hema Malini). The town has a ruler, Abu Hasan. Guleban is terrorized by dacoits. Ali Baba hears the password to the door of... See full summary »
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Fatima
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Shamsher
Zakir Mukhamedzhanov ...
Yusuf, Ali-Baba's father
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Ali-Baba's mother
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Fatima's dad
Yakub Akhmedov ...
Kasym
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The Vizier / The Thieves Chief
Khodzha Durdy Narliyev ...
Khamid
Mher Mkrtchyan ...
Mustafa (as Frunzik Mkrtchyan)
Khamza Umarov ...
Akhmed
Dzhavlon Khamrayev ...
Mukhamed
Elena Sanaeva ...
The ghost of the cave
Sanat Divanov ...
Ali-Baba's friend
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Alibaba, (Dharmendra) a native of Guleba is in love with Marjina (Hema Malini). The town has a ruler, Abu Hasan. Guleban is terrorized by dacoits. Ali Baba hears the password to the door of the cave of the dacoits and takes a lot of jewels from the cave. His brother is killed by the dacoits as he forgets the password and is trapped inside. A young girl whose father has been murdered by the dacoits (Zeenat Aman) has a score to settle with Abu Hasan. Abu Hasan turns out to be the head of the dacoits and he comes to know that Ali Baba visits the cave. He hides the 40 thieves in large urns to kill Ali Baba. Ali Baba comes to know of this and kills them all. He brings to light the startling truth that their own ruler heads the dacoits! Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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After this film, F.C.Mehra colloborted 2 more films with the Soviet (India-Soviet co-production) Sohni Mahiwal & Shikari. Zeenat Aman wasn't in the cast of Sohni Mahiwal, but the Soviets had demanded her to be in the film as she became very popular in Russia after Alibaba Aur 40 Chor. So her character was added in Sohni Mahiwal. See more »

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Version of Ali Baba i sorok razboynikov (1983) See more »

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Qayaamat qayaamat qayaamat
Sung by Lata Mangeshkar
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Good adventure film
28 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Alibaba is a happy go lucky youth who is moved by the suffering of the poor. For his generosity he is blamed by his elder brother and his avaricious wife who drives him out to live separately with his mother. He comes across a beautiful maiden, who is being auctioned as a slave girl. He is unable to prevent the bond of slavery being cast on Marjinaa in spite of best efforts.

One day while chopping wood in the forest he sees forty horsemen approaching a cave which opens when the magic words "Open Seasame" are uttered. After the horsemen have left. Alibaba goes to the cave and utters the same magic words.

The cave opens and Alibaba finds a treasure. He loads his donkey with gold and silver coins and comes home. His mother goes to his brother's house to bring the scales for weighing the coins, His suspicious sister-in-law sends the scales with wax attached only to discover a golden coin to her utter surprise. She and her husband decide to find out the secret of Alibaba's wealth.

Having got the riches. Alibaba frees Marjinaa from slavery by paying the requisite amount to the owner of the Qahva-Khana'. However Marjinaa insists on slaying with Alibaba as his slave-girl.

In a weak moment Alibaba had to disclose the secret of the cave to his brother Qasim who goes to the cave next day. But is ill-luck would have it, the thieves find him out and kill and cut his body into five pieces. Alibaba brings the pieces of the dead body home and the clever Marjinaa arranges for the five pieces to the joined by a cobbler.

The Haakim is holding the public to ransom with a reign of terror and mi's-rule. There is no justice. Alibaba with the help of Marjinaa teaches the Haakim a good lesson only to face his wrath. The robbers are also after Alibaba. Ultimately with the help of clever Marjinaa. Alibaba succeeds in wiping out all the robbers and also expose the mi's-deeds of the Haakim to the Khalifa. The Khalifa pleased with Alibaba enthrones him as the Haakim.


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