This is a story of Ajooba, the masked legend, who was treated as the only protector of the people of Baharistan. Ajooba is none other than Ali, the real heir to the kingdom of Baharistan. ... See full summary »

Writers:

(screenplay), | 3 more credits »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Shahenshah (1988)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An underworld criminal name JK is involved in terrorism as well as criminal activities, he also intervene in government affairs and is a crook in the book. When an honest police inspector ... See full summary »

Director: Tinnu Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Aruna Irani, Rohini Hattangadi
Mard (1985)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

British intelligence comes over to India and loot all its wealth and carry it over to there country. Once they were being challenge by a brave king name Raja Azaad Singh, one day he happen ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy
Khuda Gawah (1993)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Baadshah Khan falls in love with Benazir, a member of a rival clan who has defeated him in a game of buzkashi. Benazir will not marry him unless he brings back the head of her father's ... See full summary »

Director: Mukul Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Nagarjuna Akkineni
Sooryavansham (1999)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Due to the respects he has for his subjects; Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh rules over his region with fairness and thus any decision he makes on behalf of the villagers holds weight. He lives ... See full summary »

Directors: Satyanarayana E.V.V., Pranavanand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Soundarya, Rachana Banerjee
Suhaag (1979)
Action | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Vikram has prospered in a life of crime and lives a hedonistic, self-indulgent lifestyle. When Durga, his wife gives birth to twins, he not only repudiates the children but discards his ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai
Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

David is an old prisoner, released after twenty-four years in a penitentiary for a crime he hasn't committed. The three men who framed him and sent him away, are now prominent citizens of ... See full summary »

Director: Bhagyaraj
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Jaya Prada
Kaalia (1981)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A simple man is forced to join the criminal world.

Director: Tinnu Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Asha Parekh, Parveen Babi
Yaarana (1981)
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Multi-millionaire Bishan Kumar and orphan Kishan are inseparable friends and live in the same house with Bishan's widowed mother and a maid servant. Bishan's father was responsible for the ... See full summary »

Director: Rakesh Kumar
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh, Tanuja
Toofan (1989)
Crime | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Honest police officer Hanuman Prasad Singh lives like friend and family with a magician by the name of Ramesh Kumar. Hanuman's wife passes away after giving birth to male twin babies; upon ... See full summary »

Director: Ketan Desai
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrita Singh
Agneepath (1990)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A young boy's quest for revenge leads him to become a gangster as an adult, and with each day he becomes more and more like his enemies. Can he find vengeance and redemption?

Director: Mukul Anand
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi
Laawaris (1981)
Drama | Action | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Left in the care of an alcoholic Gangu Ganpat (Shreeram Lagoo), young Heera, who named himself after a stray dog, wrestles with life in his young age. Years later, now a young man (Amitabh ... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra
Stars: Zeenat Aman, Vikas Anand, Amitabh Bachchan
Sharaabi (1984)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In lieu of love and affections from his multi-millionaire father, Amarnath Kapoor; Vicky is instead serve brandy. Amarnath is interested in materializing his businesses to greater heights ... See full summary »

Director: Prakash Mehra
Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Bharat Bhushan, Chandrashekhar
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ajooba / Ali
...
Rukhsana Khan
...
Hassan
Sonam ...
Shehzadi Heena
...
Sultan of Bahristan
Ariadna Shengelaia ...
Malika (as Areadna Shengelaya)
...
Amir Khan (as Sayeed Jaffery)
Sushma Seth ...
Zarina Khan
...
Vazir-E-Alla
Dalip Tahil ...
Shahrukh (Vazir's brother-in-law) (as Dalip Tahhil)
Georgi Darchiashvili ...
Prince Altaf (as Georgi Darchiashvisli)
Zurab Kapianidze
Abesalom Loria ...
Kadus (as Abe Salam Loria)
Tinnu Anand ...
Anwar Khan
Dara Singh ...
Maharaja Karan Singh
Edit

Storyline

This is a story of Ajooba, the masked legend, who was treated as the only protector of the people of Baharistan. Ajooba is none other than Ali, the real heir to the kingdom of Baharistan. Unfortunately for Ali, when he was just born, his father and mother were overthrown by the evil designs of the Vazir. Ali survived as destined and was brought up by a blacksmith who was unaware of Ali's real identity. In the guise of Ajooba, Ali takes up the very difficult task of finding his lost parents and then to re-instate them to the throne with great honour. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

12 April 1991 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Черный принц Аджуба  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The only Hindi film directed by Shashi Kapoor. See more »

Quotes

Vazir-E-Allah: Shah Rukh, if you were not my wife's brother, you'd be an ordinary officer! Think of something.
See more »

Connections

Alternate-language version of Vozvrashchenie bagdadskogo vora (1988) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Truly a Great Classic
10 April 2006 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Ajooba is actually one of the only good Indian movies ever. My brother and I had watched this movie when we were very little and still enjoy its classic and very adventurous themes. The acting in Ajooba is like that of most 1990's Indian movie (maybe better). An up-side to this classic is that it stars many well known and good Indian actors such as Amitab Bachan. The one thing that attracted me to the movie was an outstanding setting in a desert; making it relate to the old "Arabian" tales such as Aladdin which are recognized world-wide for their adventure, love, and humor. The theme of a betrayed pure good fighting ruthless bad catches my eyes as one of the many beauties of Ajooba. Although it maybe lagging in FX (c'mon, 1991), it is a story, that if understood, catches the hearts and ears of its viewers.


12 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Complete 3rd rate trash shovon-1
Not meant to be a comedy, but one of the funniest movies ever jlandahl
Discuss Ajooba (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?