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Beggar (song "Jiska Koi Nahin")
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Heera
Mumtaz Begum ...
Mohini's grandmother
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R.S. Chopra ...
Private Teacher
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Mrs. Kailash Nath
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Vidya
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Lala
Padmini Kapila ...
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Phuga
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Kailash Nath
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Ranvir Singh
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Manager who insisted Hira for his father's name
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Young Mohini
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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 rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Trivia

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 »

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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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Mere Angne Mein Tumhara Kya Kaam Hai (male)
Performed by Amitabh Bachchan
Music by Kalyanji Veerji Shah & Anandji Veerji Shah
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The Orphan
17 July 2012 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Prakash Mehra and Amitabh Bachchan were a hit combo and made some of Amitabh's memorable hits like ZANJEER (1973), HERA PHERI (1976) and MUQADDAR KA SIKANDAR (1978)

In this film Amitabh is an orphan but the son of a very rich man (Amjad Khan) who dumped Amitabh's mother Raakhee A unique story well handled

Amitabh's emotions are well-handled during the film Amjad Khan is given a positive role for once after Gabbar Singh in SHOLAY (1975)

Amitabh makes the best of his role Zeenat Aman is good Shreeman Lagoo is funny Ranjeet is OK Suresh Oberoi does well in his mini role Amjad Khan excels


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