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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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Rajesh Khanna was offered the part of Mr. India but turned it down. 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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Excellent
11 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

"Mugambo Kush Hua (Mugambo is pleased," is the famous line that was repeated several times by the late Amrish Puri in this 1980's classic movie. The movie stars Anil Kapoor as "Mr India," who can turn invisible when he needs to fight against the villain, Mugambo, but has to be very careful of "red light" at all times, Sri Devi as journalist who believes that Mr India exists and tries to find him, Satish Kaushik, as Anil Kapoor's friend "Calendar," who helps him to look after a bunch of orphaned children, one of which is none other than Aftab Shivdasani, now a Bollywood heartthrob. The movie itself is a science fiction, which was first for its type from Bollywood and what has made it even more memorable was the special effects used by the director, Boney Kapoor. The songs and the music are also very memorable and especially: "Hum Karte Hai Pyar Mr. India Se (I Love Mr India), "Hawa Hawaii," and not to mention the seductive song by the late Kishore Kumar, "I Love You," which enabled him to receive a film fare award for the best song.

Conclusion: Excellent movie which can be enjoyed with your family. Watchout for the re - make of this movie.


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