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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 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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Whilst shooting in Kolkata for a song in a stadium. Neetu Singh started crying, who had recently got engaged and didn't want to be away from Rishi Kapoor. The phones in Kolkata weren't working and Rishi was upset that he couldn't get through to Neetu. Amitabh Bachchan asked Neetu why she was crying. Neetu said, she wanted to go back.' Amitabh called the producer, asked him to book Neetu's ticket back to Mumbai and said they would manage the song without Neetu. The whole song was changed. This is the reason why Neetu is in half of the song and then disappears. See more »

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Sara Zamana
Performed by Kishore Kumar & Chorus
Lyrics by Anjaan
Music by Rajesh Roshan
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Brilliant...Amitabh at his Best
10 June 2006 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Yaarana is a movie about friendship. Amitabh Bachchan in a powerhouse performance. Alongside Amitabh is the late Amjad Khan in another powerhouse performance. The movie is a simple tale about 2 friends and their sacrifices they have to make to help each other including family and financial situations. Yaarana is a light hearted entertaining movie which gets quite serious towards the interval. Amitabh is always brilliant, but its Amjad Khan who gives a surprising role as a good hearted character. After Many negative roles Amjad Khan finally plays a Good guy and does a Fantastic job of it. The movie was a Blockbuster Hit in India. The music was also a Super Hit, Tere jaisa yaar is my favourite among the songs. This is One movie that i never get bored of it. A big time entertainer and Must see


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