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Coolie (1983)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 2 December 1983 (India)
A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is ... See full summary »

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Smt. Jeevanprabha M. Desai (idea) (as Smt. J.M. Desai), Kader Khan (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Iqbal A. Khan
Waheeda Rehman ... Salma
Rishi Kapoor ... Sunny
Rati Agnihotri ... Julie D'Costa
Shoma Anand ... Deepa Iyengar
Suresh Oberoi ... Vicky Puri
Om Shivpuri ... Mr. Om Puri
Satyendra Kapoor ... Aslam (as Satyen Kappu)
Nilu Phule ... Nathu (Mama)
Goga Kapoor ... Goga (as Goga)
Puneet Issar ... Bob
Mukri Mukri ... Mr. Iyengar
Shubha Khote ... Mrs. Savitri Iyengar (as Shobha Khote)
Krishan Dhawan Krishan Dhawan ... Maula Saab
Ashalata Wabgaonkar ... Parvati (Nathu's wife) (as Ashalata)
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A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is imprisoned for 10 years, but when he is discharged, he sees that Salma is married to a good man named Aslam Khan. Zafar Khan, wants to convince Salma to marry him but Salma refuses. Zafar plots his revenge by flooding the region in which Salma lives in, killing her father, injuring Aslam and Salma, causing her to lose her memory. During this catastrophe, Salma is also separated from her young son, Iqbal. Zafar abducts Salma and tells the world she is his wife. He also adopts an infant from an orphanage in Kanpur, a boy named Sunny, for Salma to raise on the advice of a psychiatrist. Meanwhile, Iqbal is reunited with his uncle, who has lost his wife and son in the flood. The uncle will raise Iqbal as his own, as they have no more family. Years pass, and Iqbal and his uncle work as coolies. Iqbal has ... Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

2 December 1983 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Носильщик See more »

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India

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Dialog's from Coolie were remixed by Amit and San J of The X Zecutive. This was the first time Coolie was remixed. This was for the album Garma Garam Amitabh. This was in the year 1990. See more »

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When Iqbal is explaining to the Railway Minister that one of his porters was assaulted by one of the commuters, there is a yellow stick in front of him which moves with him. See more »

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Saari duniya ka bojh
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Performed by Shabbir Kumar
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I second you anonymous, Vancouver, Canada
30 September 1999 | by MeghaSee all my reviews

True, this was brilliant movie with a little bit of everything in it. Despite his injury, Amitabh was brilliant and i especially like the ending, he thanked all his fans world wide for the support they gave him after the accident on set. Something worthwhile watching.


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