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Damodar Mathur
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Retd. IGP Shrikanth Mathur
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Jackie Dada / Jaikishan
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Radha Mathur
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Pasha
Madan Puri ...
Bharat
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Jamuna (Radha's widowed aunt)
Bharat Bhushan ...
Ramu (Jaikishan's Father)
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Jimmy Thapa
Urmila Bhatt ...
Sandhya Mathur
Manhar Udhas ...
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Jamal
Rehman Khan
Saifee Khan
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Notorious criminal Pasha has been imprisoned by the former Inspector General of Police, Shrikant Mathur. To get out of the situation, he writes to his best man, Jackie. Jackie goes to Shrikant Mathur and warns him. He then kidnaps Shrikant's daughter Radha. Radha is given to understand that Jackie and his gang are policemen who have taken her away to the safety of jungles because their house has been invaded by bandits. They fall in love but she finds out that he is a goon. Nevertheless, she does not leave him but urges him to surrender. He goes and surrenders to the police and is imprisoned for two years. After getting released from prison, Pasha desires revenge against both Shrikanth and Jackie, so he kidnaps Radha, Shrikanth and Damodar. The question remains: What will happen to them? Will Jackie be able to save them from Pasha's clutches? Written by Soumitra

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Sanjay Dutt was associated with the lead role before he was dropped due to his drug addiction during the early years of his film career. See more »

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Lambi judaii chaar dinaan da pyaar O' Rabba
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Lambi Judai
23 January 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This is the movie that shot Jackie Shroff to stardom and for which he still obliges to Subhash Ghai. The movie, in spite of having a simple story line became instant hit owing to its very sensitive touch of direction and great music. 'Ding dong o baby sing song' clicked with the Indian audience after they had already developed a taste for Hindi songs sung in western style - popularly called as Indi pop- introduced by Nazia Hassan . The latter (from the movie 'qurbani') also started a trend of roping in Pakistani singers for Bollywood soundtrack. Hero had Reshma sing the song 'Lambi Judai'. The baritone 'quawwali-like' voice of reshma fascinated the Indian audience so much that two decades later when Ila Arun reproduced the style in 'choli ke peeche kya hai' (again in Ghai's movie Khalnayak) the Indian masses swung to it in a dejavu.

Coming back to the movie, it was also the introduction of the pretty girl Menakshi Sheshadri to the masses (though this was her third movie). The story goes like this, Jaikishan (alias Jackie dada) is henchman with a loyal gang who on the instructions of his master Amrish Puri, kidnaps the pretty daughter of a cop. The rest is the love story where the girl falls in love with her kidnapper and her haughty and dictatorial father, after an initial resistance had to give up to the indomitable love.

Songs are sung when the police raids the gang's jungle hideouts to recover the girl, who is now a cohort of the gang; motorcycle races are won by the protagonist against the other suitor of the girl; high octane emotions in the family to accept a vagabond for son in law; hero's internal conflict of breaching his loyalty(to his godfather) for love etc. etc. Overall a good potpourri and a complete family entertainer which stayed in our early eighties hearts for years. A PERFECT BOLLYWOOD MUSICAL.


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