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Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978)

As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan) has no one to care of him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, Little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives ... See full summary »

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Prakash Mehra

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Vijay Kaul (screenplay), Kader Khan (dialogue) (as Kadar Khan) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Sikandar
Vinod Khanna ... Vishal Anand
Rakhee Gulzar ... Kaamna
Rekha ... Zohrabai
Amjad Khan ... Dilawar
Nirupa Roy ... Fatima
Sulochana Latkar ... Vishal's mom
Shreeram Lagoo ... Ramanath
Kader Khan ... Fakir Darvesh Baba
Goga Kapoor ... Goga
Ranjeet ... J.D.
Manmohan Krishna ... Piano Instructor
Yusuf Khan ... Seth. Paul
Paidi Jairaj ... Doctor Kapoor (as P. Jairaj)
Vikas Anand ... Inspector raided for smuggled goods
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Storyline

As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan) has no one to care of him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, Little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives Sikandar the kind of consideration and friendship no one has ever before given him. After that Ramnath leave Shimla for Bombay, Sikandar follows them there. Eventually Fatima, a young widow who works for Ramnath, adopts Sikandar. At Kamna's birthday party Ramnath mistakes Sikandar for a thief and has him thrown out. Little Kamna turns against Sikandar and wants to have nothing further to do with him. At Fatima's grave, a Darvesh (Kader Khan) advice young Sikandar how to deal with the realities of life. Young Sikandar works hard and grows up to be a wealthy and respected young man. Kamna, who stills wants to have nothing to do with Sikandar, is unaware that he has been helping her all along by paying for her handicapped father's medical bills. Sikandar meets a dancing girl, Zohra Bai (Rekha) who falls... Written by hEmRaJ (gavin_coolhgr@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

27 October 1978 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Conqueror of Destiny See more »

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As Rekha was abroad and time was passing, Reena Roy was to do the role in this film and when Rekha knew that she is being replaced she quickly came back and imediately started shooting. Then Reena Roy replaced Parveen Babi in Prakash Mehra's next film Jwalamukhi. After Muqadar Ka Sikander, Prakash Mehra launched Kayaar with Amitabh Bachchan but it was't made, later for many years Prakash Mehra tried to make Kayaar but it was not made. See more »

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Fakir Darvesh Baba: People who confront death are alive. People who are scared of death are worse than the dead.
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Pyar Zindagi Hai
Performed by Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar
Music by Anandji Veerji Shah & Kalyanji Veerji Shah
Lyrics by Anjaan
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The biggest blockbuster out of India
28 November 2007 | by gavin_coolhgrSee all my reviews

As an orphan on the streets in Shimla, young Sikandar (Amitabh Batchchan). Has no one to care for him. For a short while he works for Mr. Ramnath, little Kamna Ramnath (Rakhee Gulzar) gives Sikandar the kind of consideration friendship no one has ever before given him. After that Ramnath, leave Shimla for Bombay, Sikandar follows them there. Eventually Fatima, a young widow who works for Ramnath, adopts Sikandar. At Kamna's birthday party Ramnath mistakes Sikandar for a thief and has him thrown out. Little Kamna turns against Sikandar and wants to have nothing further to do with him. At Fatima's grave yard, a Darvesh (Kader Khan) advice young Sikandar how to deal with the realities of life. Young Sikandar works hard and grows up to be a wealthy respected young man. Kamna, who still wants to have nothing to do with Sikandar, is unaware that he has been helping her all along by paying for her handicapped father's medical bills. Sikandar meets a dancing girl, Zohra Bai (Rekha), who falls in love with at first sight. But Sikandar still loves Kamna. Dilawar (Amjad Khan), a vengeful lover of Zohra, declares Sikandar to be his enemy. When a young lawyer Vishaul (Vinod Khanna) saves Sikandar's life, Sikandar takes him in to his home and treats him more than a brother. Vishaul who know nothing of Sikandar's feelings for Kamna, becomes Ramnath's assistant and falls in love with Kamna. Before Sikandar can declare his love to Kamna, his life long dream is shattered when he see her in vis haul arms. Sikandar feels he has been betrayed by his best friend and by his love.


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