After saving the life of his employer, Jagjit Singh alias JJ (Anupam Kher), Harikishan (Anil Kapoor) is promoted with a wage increase that he had only dreamt of. Anxious to please his employer Harikishan agrees to have his name changed to Harry, and does anything that he is instructed to do. Soon Harry realises that he has been aiding his employer in illegal activities. When he tries to break away, he is told that his mom (Asha Sharma) is and will be held captive to guarantee his cooperation. Harry must now come up with a scheme that will guarantee his safety as well as the freedom of his mom, and at the same time save himself from being arrested by the police. Written by
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(1981), Prakash Mehra
decided he wanted to move on to something more intense for Amitabh Bachchan
and wrote Zindagi Ek Juaa. The financiers and producers all rejected the script as the film was too bold and serious for that time. So Prakash later moved on to Namak Halaal
(1982), as it was comedy and would work better for mainstream cinema. See more