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
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Yash Johar was working in Dev Anand"s Navketan office. Dev Anand encoradged Yash Johar to turn producer and then Dharma Production was form. Then Yash Johar approached had salim-javed, they had an ready made script, the script was already written to be shot. Yash Johar took his Navketan associates like Raj Khosla, Zeenat Aman, Shatrugan Sinha, Prem chopra and also Amitabh Bachchan a must of Salim- javed script and Dostana was launched in 1977 with I.S.Johar ( yash johar elder brother ) giving the mahurat shot clap. The film delayed of Amitabh health problems and cinematographer Nariman Irani died in those days, Amrish Puri a newcomer at that time, had a small role as the henchman of Prem Chopra. Because of delays the climax and the ending was shot in England. This is the only film of Raj Khosla with Salim- Javed together. See more
A dog is more faithful than you. I wish I had reared a dog.
Referenced in Badle Ki Aag
Dillagi Ne Di Hawa, Thodasa Dhuan Utha
Performed by Kishore Kumar
& Asha Bhosle
Composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar
& Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
Music on Polydor See more