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Ram Balram (I) (1980)

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Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zeenat Aman ...
Madhu
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Shobha
Ajit ...
Jaggu / Chowdhary Jagatpal Singh / Baba
Prem Chopra ...
Chandan Singh
Sujit Kumar ...
Daku Satarawala
Amjad Khan ...
Suleiman Seth
Helen ...
Tara Bai
Urmila Bhatt ...
Saraswati
Utpal Dutt ...
Prof. Saran
Ranjan ...
Thekedar Bhanwari
Asit Sen ...
Police Constable A.K. Mukherjee
Mohan Sherry ...
Police Commissioner Gupta
Madhup Sharma
Bharat Kapoor ...
Chandarbhan
Lalita Kumari ...
Gangubai
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Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents have been killed in an accident and promises to raise them himself. He enrolls the younger brother Balram, in school and eventually sends him off to join the police force. The older becomes a mechanic. Jagatpal has a tight hold on the boys, even when Ram is an adult, he still gives all his wages to his uncle and is only allowed to keep a few rupees for pocket money. When Balram returns as a fully fledged police officer, Jagatpal finally reveals his plan. He is going to use Ram to target the biggest smugglers in India. Now that Balram is a police officer, he will protect his brother from getting arrested. Balram has reservations, but Jagatpal threatens to beat him just as he did when he was a boy. Balram is still unhappy with Jagatpal's plan so tells his superiors in the police force that his brother ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Ab toh ram hi jaan bachaaye
Sung by Mohammad Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Dilraj Kaur
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (as Laxmikant Pyarelal)
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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One Path, Two Brothers, One Thief, One Cop...........
21 October 2001 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Now, what can I say about this movie. It stars Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra as brothers who are raised by an evil man, who takes them into his care after he has killed their parents. He raises one as a police officer, and the other as a thief, but has them both doing evil deeds for his own personal gain.

The movie, though not the greatest, is quite entertaining otherwise. It has Good songs, and great sub villains (Prem Chopra, Amjad Khan), great Heroines (Parveen Babi, Zeenat Aman, and HELEN in a motherly role).

I give it an 7 out of 10.


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