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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 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

A.G. Films P. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Manmohan Desai stated the under water climax scene was hurried and lacked the punch. He wanted to shoot the scene abroad but India's Emergency prevented him to do so. In India he could not do a good job. The submarine built looked okay from inside, but outside looked like crap. He compromised and went ahead with the scene. 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

Kishan: You know that I am spending my Iife in the service of bIind peopIe. I teach them during the week, and take them sight-seeing during the weekend.
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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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VINOD KHANNA the hunk!
21 July 2017 | by subhashchat-21422See all my reviews

Brilliant movie, trend setter for the future movies to follow. It was a huge blockbuster and had two of the biggest superstars who were ruling the box-office at that time. Amitabh and Vinod. Great performances by Shammi Kapoor, Kadar Khan and the rest of the cast. Nitu Singh and Shabana were good as well, however the one who stood out was Vinod Khanna. His role was more important than Amitabh's. Amitabh's role had just one shade into it, Vinod had to change the shades and emotions as the movie runs to the climax, he surely portrayed it meticulously. The grey shades in his role were captured by him perfectly. His screen presence, his persona, his acting, he really gave Amitabh a tough time. He was a trend setter and an icon which he proved in this movie. The movie rocked, surely some scenes look dated now but that is because of the fact that they have been copied over and over again by other movies in the last 40 years.


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