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Kaalia (1981)

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A simple man is forced to join the criminal world.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kallu / Kaalia
Asha Parekh ...
Shanti
Parveen Babi ...
Shalini / Rani Singh
Amjad Khan ...
Shahani Seth / Jaswant
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Jailer Raghvir Singh
K.N. Singh ...
Convict
Sajjan ...
2nd Defense Attorney
Murad ...
IGP Officer
Sudhir ...
Rawat
Hiralal
Brahmachari ...
Gopal (as Brahmchari)
Ram P. Sethi ...
Crippled Prisoner (as Ram Sethi)
Brahm Bhardwaj ...
Judge (as Brahm Bhardawaj)
Yunus Parvez ...
Abdul
Dev Kumar ...
Convict
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Kaalia - A name that spells terror in the minds of people, and the police but Kaalia was not always like this. Years ago he was a mere simpleton. Living simply in a shanty ch awl with his elder brother, Shyamlal, Bhabhi (Sister - in - law), whom he adored and their daughter Munni. Apart from them there is no one else in Kallu's little world until one day, an enemy in the guise of Shahani Seth appears. Shahani shatters the happiness in Kallu's life. That same day the young Kallu dies, and the dreaded Kaalia is born, Kaalia's main motive in life becomes wealth, and to destroy Shahani. This path of violence leads Kaalia to inspector Raghubir Singh's jail. Outside of jail, Shahani starts reclaiming his power, and inside jail, Kaalia clashes with Raghubir Singh. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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25 December 1981 (India)  »

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Cerrones disco hit Supernature is sampled as background music in the film. The drum beats of the song appear when two goons are staring at a knocked out Parveen Babi. See more »

Goofs

When Kallu fails to escape from the jail, after Raghuveer beats him up there is no blood on his face. But in the cell scene where he has been chained by the officers, there is blood there. See more »

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References Laawaris (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Jahan Teri Ye Nazar Hai Meri Jaan Mujhey Khabar Hai
Performed by Kishore Kumar
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
Music by Rahul Dev Burman
Music on Music India
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Kaalia !!! Amitabh Batchchan 1981 classic !!!
26 November 2007 | by (Guyana) – See all my reviews

Kaalia - A name that spells terror in the minds of the people, and the police but Kaalia (Amitabh Batchchan) was not always like this.

Years ago he was a mere simpleton. Living simply in a shanty ch awl with his elder brother, Shyamtal (Kader Khan), Bhabhi (Sister-in-law), whom he adored and their daughter Munni. Apart from them there is no one else in Kallu's Little World until one day, an enemy in the guise of Shahani Seth (Amjad Khan) appears. Shahani shatters the happiness in Kallu's life.

That same day the young Kallu dies, and the dreaded Kaalia is born, Kaalia's main motive in life becomes wealth, and to destroy Shahani. This path of violence leads Kaalia to inspector Raghubir Singh's (Pran) jail. Outside of jail, Shahani starts reclaiming his power, and inside jail. Kaalia clashes with Raghubir Singh.


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