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Toofan (1989)

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Two brothers (Toofan and Shyam) are separated at birth by their father, a police inspector. One grows up to be a magician, and the other, the legendary Toofan, hero of the poor. His father ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dual Role (Toofan & Shyam)
Meenakshi Sheshadri ...
Radha
Amrita Singh ...
Pickpocketer
Farooq Shaikh ...
Gopal Sharma
Kamal Kapoor ...
ACP Sharma
Goga Kapoor ...
Daku Shaitan Singh
Zarina Wahab ...
Mrs. Laxmi Gopal Sharma
Sushma Seth ...
Devyani
Raza Murad ...
Vikram Issa
Mahesh Anand ...
Daku Zalim Singh
Jack Gaud ...
Daku Jagga
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Inspector Hanuman Prasad Singh
Master Makrand
Master Amit Shukla
Javed Rizvi Jarehavi ...
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Two brothers (Toofan and Shyam) are separated at birth by their father, a police inspector. One grows up to be a magician, and the other, the legendary Toofan, hero of the poor. His father was falsely accused of stealing millions in gold and Toofan is on a mission to clear his father's name from the police records. Written by annonymous

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Despite using nine storm fans for the storm effects, Ketan Desai could not get the desired effect. So, he hired 200 locals and made them climb the trees and shake them. See more »

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Toofan shoots arrows from his weapon at the enemies, but his weapon is always shown in the next scene loaded, not a single arrow used. See more »

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Referenced in Kishen Kanhaiya (1990) See more »

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Typical Manmohan Desai movie
19 September 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This is a very hard movie to get your hands on in Britain so I had to order it overseas. Overall, I think it is a very good movie where Amitabh Bachchan plays Toofan who is a robin hood to those who suffer the atrocities of the robbers and Shyam who is a magician. They were separated by the father, played by Pran who only appeared in the first 30 minutes. It's very strange why this movie is not shown on TV. At the second half of this movie, Toofan and Shyam start playing opposite characters. It's a typical Manmohan Desai movie, brothers separated and found. Farooq Sheikh was good in a small role playing Amitabh's (Shyam) best friend. Meenakshi Sheshadri looked great but had a very short role while Amrita Singh had no character name but had not much to offer. Goga Kapoor didn't really do too much to convince he was the main villain as it was his only movie playing the main villain. The best songs of the movie are Jaadugar Ka Jaadu and Don't Worry Be Happy, sung by Amitabh Bachchan himself. I think it's a good movie and recommend it to Amitabh fans.


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