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Naseeb (1981)

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Naseeb, a story of destiny and fate, begins with a lottery ticket. A drunk who cannot pay his tab trades his 'winning' ticket to the waiter, Namdev (Pran), instead. Namdev decides to share ... See full summary »

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John Jaani Janardhan
Shatrughan Sinha ...
Vicky (Vikram)
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Sunny
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Asha
Reena Roy ...
Julie
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Amjad Khan ...
Damu (Damodar)
Kader Khan ...
Raghu (Raghuvir)
Prem Chopra ...
Raghu's eldest son
Shakti Kapoor ...
Ashok
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Namdev
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Don
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Naseeb, a story of destiny and fate, begins with a lottery ticket. A drunk who cannot pay his tab trades his 'winning' ticket to the waiter, Namdev (Pran), instead. Namdev decides to share this ticket with his three friends Damu (Amjad Khan), Raghu (Kader Khan) and Jaggi (Jagdish Raj). But when it turns out to actually be a winner, Damu and Ragu turn on the other two, murdering Jaggi and framing Namdev. Namdev goes on the run but Raghu and Damu intervene and throw him over a bridge into a river and Namdev is presumed dead. However he is rescued by a don (Amrish Puri) but no one is aware he is alive. Fast forward to ten years later - Damu and Raghu have used their stolen lottery money to build a fabulous hotel and make millions becoming very successful businessmen. Damu has used a share of his money to send his only son, Vicky (Shatrughan Sinha) to school in England. They have even employed Namdev's oldest son Johnny (Amitabh Bachchan), Vicky's best friend, as a waiter in the hotel. By... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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For the song sequence "John Johnny Janardhan", Manmohan Desai had assembled almost the entire film industry. See more »

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When Shatru's White car overturns, it has no engine. See more »

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Referenced in Allah-Rakha (1986) See more »

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John, Jani, Janardhan
Performed by Mohammad Rafi
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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A film that you can watch anytime and can't really get bored.
1 October 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Basically,I think that if the actors and actresses are good performers the whole film ends up being good and as part of this film it has the best actors and actresses that can perform great.Amitabh Bachchan,Hema Malini,Rishie Kapoor,Shatrughan Sinha,Reena Roy,Rishie kapoors wife in the film,Kader Khan,Shakti Kapoor,Amrish Puri,Amjad Khan,Jeevan,Prem Chopra and everyone else.Naseeb has the right time to be funny and the right time to be emotional.Naseeb was a perfect film and had a mixture of meanings such as Friendship,love,sacrifice and being poor but being patient.I love the part at the end when they are in the hotel and they fight like mad.


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