Jai (Amitabh Bachchan) is an expert gambler, and has been so as long as he can remember, and has never lost a game. These skills bring him to the attention of the underworld don Saxena (Utpal Dutt), who is interested in hiring him for winning large amounts of money from rich people and then influencing them into doing whatever he wants. Jai agrees to do so, and plays successfully, though unknowingly to entrap a patriotic Indian named Nath (Jagdish Raj) who works for the government. After losing large amounts of money, he is blackmailed into revealing the blueprints of a top-secret military laser weapon that hit any target within 50 miles. When the Indian police come to know of this, they assign the case to Inspector Vijay, who is asked to apprehend Jai at any cost. The only problem is that Inspector Vijay is Jai's look-alike, and is not at all a good gambler. After this Jai and Vijay's professional and personal lives get confusingly mixed up as Jai and Vijay both coincidentally are ...
Did You Know?
Boney M's super hit Disco song "No Woman , No Cry" is used in the film. The song appears when Amitabh and Neetu Singh dance in the restaurants lounge. This would mark the second time Amitabh and Neetu Singh danced to International Disco song.The first would be "Dance The Kang Fu" by Carl Douglas and Biddu in the movie Aadalat (1976). The third time would be in the movie Yaarana (1981). Amitabh and Neetu Singh danced to the International Disco hit "Rise" by Herb Alpert. See more
The car that Jai and Mala use has a registration based in the Netherlands (with the short-hand NL) although they are based in Venice/Italy. Although cars can be imported from other countries, the primary country of car registration should be Italy. See more
Dual Role (Jay & Insp. Vijay)
When my card opens, it will first salute me and then reveal itself.
Referenced in Chashme Baddoor
Hey folks, watch him. He's a gambler!
Performed by Annette Pinto
& Rahul Dev Burman
Music by Rahul Dev Burman See more