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Qurbani (1980)

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A cabaret dancer and singer, Sheela (Zeenat Aman) has two admirers: a small-time thief Rajesh (Feroz Khan), and a young, eligible widower, Amar (Vinod Khanna). Both are best friends and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Feroz Khan ...
Rajesh Kumar / Kailash Nath
Vinod Khanna ...
Amar
Zeenat Aman ...
Sheela
Amjad Khan ...
Inspector Amjad Khan
Kader Khan ...
Joe
Tun Tun ...
Fat women in car
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Jwala Singh
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Rakka
Shakti Kapoor ...
Vikram Singh
Natasha Chopra ...
Tina
Jagdeep ...
Mohammad Ali
Mac Mohan ...
Mac
Narendra Nath ...
Traffic Cop
Raj Bharti
Bob Christo
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A cabaret dancer and singer, Sheela (Zeenat Aman) has two admirers: a small-time thief Rajesh (Feroz Khan), and a young, eligible widower, Amar (Vinod Khanna). Both are best friends and does not know that they love the same woman. Then an enemy in the gust of Vikram Singh (Shakti Kapoor) appears and make both men life miserable by exposing each others reality to one another, hereafter Rajesh and Amar's friendship turn upside down. Rajesh is blamed for Rakka's (Amrish Puri) death and is schedule to be jailed for a lifetime. While Amar along with Sheela and his small daughter escapes to the U.K. with a lot of diamonds and money stolen by Rajesh. Will Rajesh allow Amar to betray him or will he jumped to conclusion and escapes from the police to take revenge from his perpetrators? Written by gAvInDrA (brave_loverboy2004@hotmail.com)

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O Sacrifício da Vida  »

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Zeenat opines that being glamorous is a prerequisite for all actresses. "Everyone is glamorous today. All the actresses are very talented and good looking. think it's the necessity of the industry. If you are not good looking and if you are not talented, it is very difficult to be successful." Sharing an interesting anecdote about her own Laila O Laila, she says, "The song was shot and it was supposed to be for another film. That particular film was shelved. Then Feroz Khan made QURBANI. He heard the song, loved it and used it in the film." See more »

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Aap Jaisa Koi
Performed by Nazia Hasan
Music by Biddu
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good entertainer and excellent music
18 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

Qurbani means 'sacrifice' and here it's about one man's sacrifice of his love for his friend (never mind if the girl, he loves ,

was in any case already in love with the friend!)

Anyways, the movie was a big hit of the year, primarily because of the music and a pleasantly surprize performance from Amjad Khan who plays a gum-chewing inspector constantly on the heels of both the heroes in the movie. Feroze khan carries on his Clint-Eastwood hangover in this movie as well, but does not disappoint. Vinod Khanna , highly under-rated in his times, comes up with a good performance. Zeenat is supposed to look sexy and she does that with aplomb.

Music of this movie, was a huge factor in it's success. It introduced a new singer Nazia-Hassan (a brit-pakistani) to hindi filmdom and she was an overnight star. The music director 'Kalyanji Anandji' got a new lease of life and it was also a stepping stone for 'Viju Shah' (I think he's the son of Kalyanji) to jump into the big league albeit temporarily.

Overall, a good entertainer, that was a big hit. I'd give it a 7.0/10.0.


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