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Mr India (1987)

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A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he rises to the occasion and fights to save his children and all of India from the clutches of a megalomaniac.

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Complete credited cast:
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Arun Verma / Mr. India
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Seema Sohni
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Calendar
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Mr. Gaitonde (Editor)
Ajit Vachani ...
Teja
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Daaga
Ashok Kumar ...
Prof. Sinha
Bob Christo ...
Mr. Wolcott
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ramesh Deo ...
Police Inspector
Karan Nath
Yunus Parvez ...
Maniklal
Harish Patel ...
Roopchand
Venus Pujari ...
Orphan
Tapan Shah ...
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Orphaned as a child, Arun Verma (Anil Kapoor) has dedicated his adult life to looking after orphaned children, in a house where he is unable to afford to pay the rent nor even day to day expenses for necessities. He decides to rent one of the rooms, and the tenant is a newspaper reporter named Seema Sohni (Sridevi), who happens to dislike children. Internation crime lord and terrorist Mogambo (Amrish Puri) takes an interest in his very house to store his firearms, and other weapons, and sends his men to force Arun to vacate. Arun and some of the children are beaten-up and threatened with dire consequences if they do not vacate the house. Arun's dad's friend Professor Sinha (Ashok Kumar) shows Arun a device that will make in him invisible, and thereby he will find a way to fight to keep the house. Arun tries the device, and he becomes invisible. Using this, he is able to turn the tables on Mogambo's men, and calls himself "Mr.India". Mr. India becomes popular with the masses, and ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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In 1957, Nanabhai Bhatt made a movie with the title of "Mr. X" in which Ashok Kumar played the role of Mr. X and invisible man. This was the first Hindi movie to be made with a invisible man as the theme. Interestingly, Ashok Kumar who played the title role in the 1957 movie plays a supporting role as Professor Sinha in Mr. India. See more »

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There is a continuity error while is talking with Anil Kapoor on the sea beach (time approx 1h38m02s). You will see that Sridevi is wearing a rectangular yellow-white earring. In the next shoot the earring is replaced by a circular yellow earring. See more »

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Mogambo: Mogambo is pleased.
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Yes, it's another movie about Invisibilty...
26 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

But we all love a bit of sci-fi... This is a great movie. It was a great childhood memory for me and still watching it now I still enjoy it.

Invisibility, Sri Devi, Anil Kapoor, laughs, an evil Villan (Mogambo, portrayed brilliantly by Amrish Puri... what more does one really need?

All in all a great movie with the only flaws being some of the scene changes for effects purposes were a bit laughable... But I guess it was India in the 80s...

Still ranks among my favourite Bollywood movies, and I'm not too hot on Bollywood...

9/10


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