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Parvarish (1977)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 11 November 1977 (India)
A policeman adopts the son of a bandit. A misunderstanding leads the officer's own biological son to believe he is the bandit's son and he takes up a secret life of crime; meanwhile, the adopted son becomes an officer of the law.

Director:

Manmohan Desai

Writers:

Kader Khan (dialogue), Prayag Raj (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shammi Kapoor ... DSP Shamsher Singh (as Shamuri Kapoor)
Amitabh Bachchan ... Amit
Vinod Khanna ... Kishan
Neetu Singh ... Neetu
Shabana Azmi ... Shabu
Kader Khan ... Supremo
Amjad Khan ... Mangal Singh
Dev Kumar ... Dev - Mangal's brother
Indrani Mukherjee Indrani Mukherjee ... DSP's wife
Heena Kausar Heena Kausar ... Mangal's wife
Master Ratan Master Ratan
Master Tito Master Tito
Chand Usmani Chand Usmani ... Radha - Neetu & Shabu's mother
Sheikh Sheikh ... (as Shaikh)
Viju Khote
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Storyline

Dreaded bandit Mangal Singh is apprehended by Deputy Superintendent of Police, Shamsher Singh, leaving behind a pregnant wife, who gives birth to a son, and passes away. Shamsher and his wife adopt the child, name him Amit, and treat him the same their own son, Kishan. Years later, Mangal is discharged from prison, joins together with his bandit brother, Dilip, and approaches Shamsher to get his son back, but Shamsher refuses. Kishan thinks that he is Mangal's son and starts helping him incognito. Years later both Kishan and Amit have grown up, while Amit is a Police Inspector, Kishan is a teacher in a school for blind children, and Shamsher is now the Police Commissioner. Kishan secretly helps his dad and uncle without anyone's knowledge. Then one day, Amit finds out about Kishan criminal activity, and tells his father about it, but both are unable to prove anything. Then their lives are turned upside down when Amit loses his vision saving Kishan from a time-bomb. Watch what happens ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

11 November 1977 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Upbringing See more »

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Production Co:

A.G. Films P. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Sheikh Mukhtar was signed for the film. But he kept throwing his weight around telling Manmohan Desai that he would not ever yell "CUT" during the shooting of his (Sheikh's) scenes. Desai agreed, but Sheikh Mukhtar fled India and went to Pakistan with out any warning. Amjad Khan was signed to replace him. See more »

Goofs

When Amitabh is chasing Vinod Khanna early in the movie, the rear wheel of his police jeep gets stuck in the sand. This is not possible since the jeep is a Four-Wheel Drive vehicle (4WD). See more »

Quotes

DSP Shamsher Singh: I promise that I will never let him get close to his father. I will make a decent human being out of him. I will raise this child as my own.
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Connections

Referenced in Satyam Shivam (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Hum Premi Prem Kar Na Jaane
Performed by Kishore Kumar, Mohammad Rafi, Shailendra Singh
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
Composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar, Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Music on H.M.V.
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Amitabh Bachchan Steals the Show
2 September 2005 | by pardo3See all my reviews

A GREAT film with a good STORY LINE, HAS a GREAT CAST but ONE STAR STANDS OUT OF THEM ALL, Mr.Amitabh Bachchan,

What can we say,Which hasn't already been said about Amitabh Bachchan, He turns an hit film into a blockbuster with the performance's he delivers, Thn with Vinod Khanna and Shammi Kapoor providing good performances as well, but as always Amitabh Bachchan stands out.

The film runs very smoothly and with negative role by Amjad Khan and Kader Khan Parvarish had something for everyone.

Parvarish is a must watch if your Amitabh Bachchan or a Vinod Khanna fan, its great in script, Some great songs which change the mood of the film and that ain't just placed in the film they fit in with the story. If you liked Suhaag, Amar Akbar Anthony and Khoon Pasina this is a much watch film, a film you can watch over and over again.


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