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Ram Balram (1980)

Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents ... See full summary »

Director:

Vijay Anand

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zeenat Aman ... Madhu
Rekha ... Shobha
Ajit ... Jaggu / Chowdhary Jagatpal Singh / Baba
Prem Chopra ... Chandan Singh
Sujit Kumar ... Daku Satarawala
Amjad Khan ... Suleiman Seth
Helen ... Tara Bai
Urmila Bhatt Urmila Bhatt ... Saraswati
Utpal Dutt ... Prof. Saran
Ranjan Ranjan ... Thekedar Bhanwari
Asit Kumar Sen Asit Kumar Sen ... Police Constable A.K. Mukherjee (as Asit Sen)
Mohan Sherry Mohan Sherry ... Police Commissioner Gupta
Madhup Sharma Madhup Sharma
Bharat Kapoor ... Chandarbhan
Lalita Kumari Lalita Kumari ... Gangubai
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Storyline

Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents have been killed in an accident and promises to raise them himself. He enrolls the younger brother Balram, in school and eventually sends him off to join the police force. The older becomes a mechanic. Jagatpal has a tight hold on the boys, even when Ram is an adult, he still gives all his wages to his uncle and is only allowed to keep a few rupees for pocket money. When Balram returns as a fully fledged police officer, Jagatpal finally reveals his plan. He is going to use Ram to target the biggest smugglers in India. Now that Balram is a police officer, he will protect his brother from getting arrested. Balram has reservations, but Jagatpal threatens to beat him just as he did when he was a boy. Balram is still unhappy with Jagatpal's plan so tells his superiors in the police force that his brother ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

28 November 1980 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Ram and Balram See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Navjeevan Productions See more »
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Mono

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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The movie had very good and tight screenplay by Vijay Anand (who also did the slick editing of the movie) and Kamleshwar, who had also written dramatic dialogues. See more »

Quotes

Ram: The crime on which my name will be written, your name will be written on it before mine. And the lane in which I'll die a dog's death, in that same lane a big dog will be lying dead before me.
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Referenced in Leader (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Achcha kaho chaahe bura kaho
Sung by Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar
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Very Good Movie With Lot Of Action!
9 May 2002 | by nisha_jetleySee all my reviews

Another one of the Dharmendra-Amitabh hit movies with a lot of action packed with good dialogues and comedy. They play the role of orphaned brothers Ram and Balram brought up by a nasty fake Uncle Jaggu. One brother becomes a mechanic and another a police-inspector. They don't know the truth about Jaggu's relationship with them until Jaggu's old girlfriend returns to town. Thrown in-between are some catchy songs 'Ek rasta...do raahi', 'Yaar ki khabar mil gayi..gayi', 'Ladki pasand ki mushkil se milti hai' and 'Balram ne bahut samjaaya'. Amitabh has perform many stunts himself in this film esp. riding the motorbike in the dockyard. A must-see for all Amitabh & Dharmendra fans!


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