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Janbaaz (1986)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 10 June 1986 (India)
Rana Vikram Singh (Amrish Puri) has two sons, Rajesh (Feroz Khan), a police officer and Amar (Anil Kapoor), a fun-loving playboy. Rajesh has gone through a traumatic experience of losing ... See full summary »

Director:

Feroz Khan

Writers:

Madan Joshi (dialogue), K.K. Shukla
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Feroz Khan ... Inspector Rajesh Singh
Anil Kapoor ... Amar Singh
Dimple Kapadia ... Reshma Rai
Amrish Puri ... Rana Vikram Singh
Raza Murad ... Teja
Shakti Kapoor ... Raja
Jagdeep ... Sheru
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Mr. Rai
Arti Gupta
Sushma Seth ... Laxmi Singh
Dalip Tahil ... Vikas (as Dilip Tahil)
Rekha ... Cabaret Singer (Guest Appearance)
Sridevi ... Seema (Guest Appearance)
Puneet Issar ... Rocky
Tej Sapru ... John
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Storyline

Rana Vikram Singh (Amrish Puri) has two sons, Rajesh (Feroz Khan), a police officer and Amar (Anil Kapoor), a fun-loving playboy. Rajesh has gone through a traumatic experience of losing the girl he loved (Sridevi), when she succumbed to drug addiction. He vows to fight this menace. An underworld kingpin Raja (Raza Murad) murders Rana's old friend. Reshma (Dimple), this friend's daughter, takes shelter in Rana's house. Amar and Reshma fall in love but the evil Raja pursues her. Rajesh meanwhile is on the trail of the drug cartel which victimized his girlfriend. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Action | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

10 June 1986 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Jaanbaaz See more »

Filming Locations:

Coorg, Karnataka, India See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

F.K. International See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

A common practice for Sridevi movie producers was to have her voice dubbed by a dubbing artiste. Feroz Khan insisted Sridevi dub her own lines in her own voice. This was very rare and unusual for a Sridevi film in 1986. It was after this Sridevi got more confidence in her voice and her Hindi and insisted she dub her own lines. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK release was cut, the distributor was required to remove sight of animal cruelty (horses being goaded to leaping around and falling by the manipulation of wires attached to their heads) in accordance with the terms of the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937. No uncut classification was available. See more »


Soundtracks

Jab Jab Teri Surat Dekhun
Lyrics by Indivar
Music by Anandji Veerji Shah (as Anandji) and Kalyanji Veerji Shah (as Kalyanji)
Performed by Sapna Mukherjee and Mahesh Gadhvi
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Painfully bad cheese fest
21 April 2006 | by fulano7See all my reviews

As a fan of Bollywood in general, this is easily one of the worst I've ever seen. Its only redeeming features are a couple of good songs, and the unintentional laughs you get from the cheesy production. The director also plays a leading role in the film, and his performance and direction are both equally inept. One example of the ridiculous clichés indulged in "Janbaaz" is how every time a gunshot is fired, the actor twirls the pistol back into his holster like a Hollywood cowboy. The film's only remarkable feature is that, unlike any other Bollywood feature I've seen, it shows a pair of lovers actually kissing on the lips! Very risqué!! With a running time of almost three hours, you should not waste your time unless you get your kicks from making fun of bad movies.


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