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Dostana (1980)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  8 October 1980 (India)
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Vijay Varma (Amitabh Bachchan) and Ravi Kapoor (Shatrughan Sinha) are two close childhood friends. When they thought they have matured enough they decides to enter law policy: one as a ... See full summary »

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Vijay Varma
Shatrughan Sinha ...
Ravi Kapoor
Zeenat Aman ...
Sheetal Sahni
Prem Chopra ...
Mr. Daaga
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Balwant Singh
Helen ...
Sylvia
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Tony
Gajanan Jagirdar ...
High School Principal (as Jagirdar)
Sajjan ...
Ramnik Lal Tiwari
Iftekhar ...
Prosecuting Lawyer (as Iftikhar)
K.N. Singh ...
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Trilok Kapoor
Abhimanyu Sharma
Col. Kapoor
Paintal ...
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Vijay Varma (Amitabh Bachchan) and Ravi Kapoor (Shatrughan Sinha) are two close childhood friends. When they thought they have matured enough they decides to enter law policy: one as a police officer and another as a lawyer. There lives takes a turn when both reaches a woman named Sheetal Sahni (Zeenat Aman) at different places and time respectively. Both fell in love with her and does not relate each others emotion to one another. Then an old enemy of Vijay named Mr. Daaga (Prem Chopra) enters the scene and deploys such a way that will create misunderstandings between the two friends forever. Written by gAvInDrA (brave_loverboy2004@hotmail.com)

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This is one of those rare films where Amitabh Bachchan is shown chewing bubble gum all the while. See more »

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Referenced in Badle Ki Aag (1982) See more »

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Banhey Chahey Dushman Zamana Hamara, Salamat Rahey Dostana Hamara
Performed by Kishore Kumar & Mohammad Rafi
Composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
Music on Polydor
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IN AMITABH'S TOP 5

This movie is in one the top 5 movies of amitabh bachchan, it's about amitabh a cop and shatrugan sinha a lawyer and they are best friends, they both fall in love with zeenat aman,when shatrugan finds out about amitabh and zeenat he becomes enemys with amitabh.The movie has good songs and is one amitabhs best.


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