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Namak Halaal (1982)

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Young Arjun (Amitabh Bachchan) is brought up by his Daddu (Om Prakash). His Daddu decides for him to go to the city in search of a new job and life. While in the city he meets up with ... See full summary »

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Young Arjun (Amitabh Bachchan) is brought up by his Daddu (Om Prakash). His Daddu decides for him to go to the city in search of a new job and life. While in the city he meets up with Bhairon (Ram P. Sethi) who guides him into finding a job as a servant in a 5-star hotel owned by Raja (Shashi Kapoor). While in the hotel, Arjun meets Poonam (Smita Patil) and falls in love with her. During this time, many attempts are made to kill Raja by the one and only Girdar Singh (Satyendra Kapoor) and his son Ranjeet (Ranjeet). All these attempts are thwarted by Arjun. Will he be able to save Raja from these attacks? Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Raj Babbar was the first approached for Shashi Kapoors role. See more »

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Arjun Singh: I know such English that I will leave the British behind. You see sir, I can talk English, I can walk English, I can laugh English, I can run English, because English is such a funny language. Bhairo becomes Byron because their minds are very narrow. In the year 1929 when India was playing Australia at the Melbourne stadium Vijay Hazare and Vijay Merchant were at the crease. Vijay Merchant told Vijay Hazare. look Vijay Hazare Sir , this is a very prestigious match and we must consider it very ...
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Pag Ghungroo Bandh
Performed by Kishore Kumar
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Funny movie
29 June 2012 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Namak Halaal is one of the funniest movies made practically because of Amitabh's comic timing The film is quite new but with some of the same separated-reunited theme along with vixens, grandfathers, lovers and villains

Amitabh plays a country bumpkin who is told by his Daddu (Om Prakash) to be faithful to the hand that feeds you Amitabh gets a job with Shashi Kapoor and falls in love with Smita Patel who also works with Shashi Kapoor Ranjeet and his dad try to kill Shashi but always fail because of Amitabh

This film is good for Amitabh's acting at his best If you get a chance watch it


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