Kanoon Apna Apna (1989)

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An Indian government official tries to remain loyal to his job and the state when his career is threatened by a criminal cartel who plan on ruining him as well as his son whom deals with the hoodlums in his own way of justice.


(as B. Gopal)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Collector Jagatpratap Singh
Ravi Kumar J. Singh (as Sunjay Dutt)
Bharathi - Ramprasad's daughter
Kader Khan ...
Bhushannath 'Dharmendra' Bhadbhole
Kabza Kanhaiyalal
Kailash B. Bhadbhole
Tej Sapru ...
Prakash K. Kanhaiyalal
Mayur Verma ...
Satyen - Ramprasad's son (as Mayur)
Satyendra Kapoor ...
Editor Ramprasad (as Satyan Kapoo)
Raza Murad ...
Dr. Mathur
Jayshree Gadkar ...
Principal - S.V.R. College (as Jayashree Gadhkar)
Pinky ...
Meethy ...
Jagatpratap's live-in guest
Disco Shanti ...
Dancer / Singer


The Collector of Anokhapur, Jagatpratap Singh, thwarts attempts by Bhushannath Bhadbhole and Kabza Kanhaiyalal to bribe him. Things only get worse after Bhushan gets elected and become the Minister of Fisheries, and is determined to humiliate and crush him at any cost. While attempting to deal with this abuse, Jagatpratap faces another challenge when his rowdy and out-of-control son, Ravi Kumar, decides to take the law in his own hands. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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27 October 1989 (India)  »

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Eini Mini Aai Aai Yoh
Lyrics by Indivar
Composed by Bappi Lahiri
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A very good multi starer movie
26 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Collector Jagat Pratap Singh (Dilip Kumar) insists that the laws of the land must be followed to the letter, while his son Ravi (Sanjay Dutt) believes that taking the law in your own hands is the only way to effectively bring justice.

In the same town there is a villainous duo, Bhushan Nath (Kader Khan) and Kabza Kanhaiyalal (Anupam Kher) who are both rich and influential. Their sons Kailash (Gulshan Grover) and Prakash (Tej Sapru) are worse than their fathers. Rape, murder and extortion are their main deeds. Ravi tries to kill them to avenge his journalist friend Satyan's death but is stopped by his father in the nick of time. This results in a bitter confrontation between father and son.

Ravi leaves home with a promise to return only when he has achieved something in life. He becomes a tough Police Inspector who arrests criminals while staying within the boundaries of the law. Is justice finally served? Do the father and son reunite? B.Gopal has directed this multi-starer that also stars Nutan and Madhuri Dixit in the female leads. The film's music is composed by Bappi Lahiri.

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