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Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992)

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Raj Mathur alias Raju lives in picturesque Darjeeling, is a devout Hindu, likes praying to Bhagwan Shri Shiv, studies Engineering, and wants to become rich - at warp speed. He does well in ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Raj Mathur 'Raju'
Amrita Singh ...
Sapna L. Chhabria
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Renu
Navin Nischol ...
Lalkishan Chhabria
Ajit Vachani ...
Malhotra
Anjan Srivastav ...
Saxena (as Anjan Srivastava)
Amrit Patel ...
Gullu Dada (as Amrut Patel)
Sameer Chitre ...
Deepak Malhotra
Lalit Tiwari ...
Rafique
Vivek Vaswani ...
Lovechand Kukreja (as Viveck Vaswani)
Nana Patekar ...
Jai
Rajendra Mehra
Irshad Hashmi ...
(as Irshad Hashimi)
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Abdul
Amla Rai
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Raj Mathur alias Raju lives in picturesque Darjeeling, is a devout Hindu, likes praying to Bhagwan Shri Shiv, studies Engineering, and wants to become rich - at warp speed. He does well in his studies, re-locates to Bombay, where he hopes to live temporarily with one Ram Mohan. Unfortunately, Raju is unable to locate Ram, but the friendly slum dwellers take care of him, feed him, and house him. He meets and falls in love with Renu, and it is she who gets him a job at Chhabria Builders where she works as a Receptionist. Thereafter there is no stopping Raju, as he climbs the ladder of success, and soon not only becomes the Chief Engineer but also finds a place in the heart of the Senior Partner's daughter, Sapna Chhabria. Sapna starts to make plans about Raju's bright future, which comes at a heavy price, as he does makes compromises, some of them serious enough to bring down a bridge that was being built under his supervision, resulting in the death of 4 persons. Watch what happens ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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First film of Shah Rukh Khan to be released in theater's in Canada. They stopped showing Indian movies in the theatre's in 1982. Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman was one of the first few films to finally return to the silver screen after a decade. See more »

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Tham Tham Tham, Khushiyon Ke Jaam
Music by Jatin Pandit & Lalit Pandit
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A feel good, warm movie
24 May 2001 | by (Jalandhar, Punjab, India) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie when I didnt know who Shah Rukh was (and didnt have even remotest idea that he was going to rule the Bollywood screen soon). Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman is about a young engineer who comes to Bombay to realize his dreams of making it big. How he lands among a group of good guys living in a 'chawl' and share his happiness and sorrow with them is beautifully picturised. Nana Patekar steals the show whenever he appears on screen. One scene that really moved me comes near the end of the movie, when Shah Rukh is totally drunk (symbolically, drowned in the magic of lucre!!)and shouting at the ever-cute Juhi, and Nana carries him away from the scene. Music is good. A very good movie and very well made.

Highly Recommended....


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