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Naam (1986)

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Janki Kapoor (Nutan) and her two sons (Ravi Kapoor and Vicky Kapoor) come from a poor middle class family, and have difficulties making ends meet. To add to this burden, the family has to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Janki
Kumar Gaurav ...
Ravi Kapoor
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Vicky Kapoor
Poonam Dhillon ...
Seema Rai
Amrita Singh ...
Rita
Pankaj Udhas ...
Himself (Guest Appearance)
Paresh Rawal ...
Rana
Akash Khurana ...
Aftab Ahmed (as Aakash Khurana)
Ram Mohan ...
Babu Pakett
Gurbachchan Singh ...
Narayan's man (as Gurbachan)
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Jaisingh Kalewar (Taxi Driver) (as Ashootosh Gowarikar)
Ghanshyam Rohera ...
Mr. Ghanshyam (as Ghanshyam)
Shehnaz Anand ...
Mrs. Neetu Ghanshyam
Rita Rani Kaul ...
Mrs. Saira A.Ahmed
Arvind Joshi
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Janki Kapoor (Nutan) and her two sons (Ravi Kapoor and Vicky Kapoor) come from a poor middle class family, and have difficulties making ends meet. To add to this burden, the family has to content with the waywardness of Vicky Kapoor, who is always getting into trouble with the law, and getting into fights. Vicky is determined to get a job overseas Dubai, United Arab Emirates, as he has heard of thousands of Indians making a successful living there. Ravi arranges for his visa and the money to go to Dubai. Once in Dubai, the Kapoors receive no word from him, and eventually give up on him. Vicky has encountered problems in Dubai, as he was cheated out of a job, as he had obtained a visa under false pretences. In order to remain in Dubai, he must work for an international and ruthless smuggler named Rana (Paresh Rawal), and must earn his keep or be turned over to the authorities. Memorable songs: "Chithi aai hai vatan se, chithi aai..."; "Tu kal chala jayega to main kya karunga, tu yaad ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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'Chitthi Ayi Hai' had become such a popular song that it was often rerun in theater on audience's demand after the movie used to finish. The song particularly resonated with peoples feelings that time as thousands of people were migrating to Middle East in search of success. See more »

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Ravi Kapoor: Amiron ki shyam garibon ke naam... This evening of the rich is in the name ofthe poor...
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Referenced in Jannat 2 (2012) See more »

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Ameeron Ki Shaam
Performed by Mohammed Aziz
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
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one of the greatest performance of Sanju
4 March 2001 | by (AUSTRALIA) – See all my reviews

It is one of greatest performance ever made by Sanjay Dutt. this movie is primarily based on the firm bondage between two brothers Sanjay Dutt and Kumar Gourav and gradually turned into the saga of Sanjay alone. This film also made Paresh Rawal as a stunning villain of Hindi film industry. The song Chtti Aihey by Pankaj Udhas is one of his most touching songs. Above all this film is the turning point of the career of Sanjay Dutt and the mile stone for director Mahesh Bhatt as a commercial director.


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