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Yaarana (1981)

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Young Bishan Kumar lives a wealthy lifestyle with his widowed mom, his best friend, Kishan, a former servant cum cook, and both are virtually inseparable. Bishan's uncle was partly ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kishan Kumar
Neetu Singh ...
Komal
Tanuja ...
Sheela
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Nurse Julie
Jeevan ...
Mama (Jaggu's Father)
Kader Khan ...
Johnny (as Kadar Khan)
Ranjeet ...
Jagdish 'Jaggu'
Amjad Khan ...
Bishan
Sulochana Latkar ...
Bishan's Mother (as Sulochana)
Anwar Hussain
Ram Mohan ...
Inspector Kapoor
Yunus Parvez ...
Mental Hospital Doctor
Viju Khote ...
Dance Instructor
Chand Usmani
Lalita Pawar ...
Johnny's Mother
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Young Bishan Kumar lives a wealthy lifestyle with his widowed mom, his best friend, Kishan, a former servant cum cook, and both are virtually inseparable. Bishan's uncle was partly responsible for his dad's death, and after serving a long prison sentence, begs his sister to forgive him, which she does, and he, along with his son, Jagdish, move in to the house. He convinces his sister to permit Bishan to go to Bombay for further studies, and then abroad also. Years later, Bishan returns home to renew his friendship bond with Kishan, and also introduce him to his wife, Sheela, and son, Munna. When Bishan finds out that Kishan has a golden voice, he wants him to start training in Bombay with Bharatji, which Kishan reluctantly does. After he finishes his training, he goes forth with his first concert, which is a huge success and becomes a star overnight. It is then he finds out that Bishan has lost everything, his wife and son have left him, and his uncle and cousin had embezzled all the ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Herp Alpert's disco instrumental hit RISE is used in the film. The song plays when Amitabh Bachchan is being trained to dance by Neetu Singh. The sequence is still regarded as one of the highlights of the film. See more »

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Sara Zamana
Performed by Kishore Kumar & Chorus
Lyrics by Anjaan
Music by Rajesh Roshan
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About Friendship

Kishan and Bishan are childhood friends. Kishan, a poor boy, stays in a village. Bishan goes to a city becomes captain of a ship. After many years when Bishan returns he discovers golden voice of his friend Kishan. He brings him to city with him and on all odds he plans a stage show for him. To train Kishan in urban manners he send him to a school run by Komal. After the show Kishan becomes very popular. However, some goons highjack Bishan's ship (with many childern aboard) Bishen tries to save them but then he is made to run away for his life. (A small role nicely payed by Kader Khan as Bishan's driver - who sacrifices his life for Bishan). Bishan is presumed dead, though actually he looses his mental balance after seeing the children tortured). How Kishan now pays back to Bishans family is rest of the story.

As Bishan, Amzad Khan perhaps played his one of most sincere roles in this movie. Amitabh is polished, and a village baffoon in city his comedy is superb. Tanuja is her small role makes an impact.

Rajesh Roshan has given good music and the song "Choo kar mere man ko kiya tune kya ishaara...", and this song is apt fot this movie too.


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