Left in the care of an alcoholic Gangu Ganpat (Shreeram Lagoo), young Heera, who named himself after a stray dog, wrestles with life in his young age. Years later, now a young man (Amitabh Bachchan), he works for Mahendar Singh (Ranjeet) and is in love with Mohini (Zeenat Aman), who will not have anything to do with him due to his lack of ancestry. Heera is now determined to find out who his parents are, and the only one who can help him is the elusive, alcohol-induced and incoherent Gangu Ganpat. Written by
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As in Muqadar Ka Sikander, many thought that the dress which Rakhee wore dint suit her, during the song pyar zindagi hai, so then during the making of Laawaris, filmaker, Prakash Mehra, made sure that the dress suited Rakhee during the song mere angne mein which was singer Alka Yagnik first major song which reached her on top till now. ajesh Roshan gave a break to sing in Hamari Bahu Alka. See more
In the famous dog scene where Amitabh feeds the dog a hot chili, Zeenat Aman enters the restaurant with 2 unexplained mark blemishes on her face. Possibly from a previously edited out scene in the movie. As the scene progresses into a song, Zeenat's blemish mysteriously disappears. See more
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