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Mr. India (1987)

A poor but big-hearted man takes orphans into his home. After discovering his scientist father's invisibility device, he rises to the occasion and fights to save his children and all of India from the clutches of a megalomaniac.

Director:

Shekhar Kapur

Writers:

Javed Akhtar (as Salim-Javed), Salim Khan (as Salim-Javed)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Anil Kapoor ... Arun Verma / Mr. India
Sridevi ... Seema Sohni
Amrish Puri ... Mogambo
Satish Kaushik ... Calendar
Annu Kapoor ... Mr. Gaitonde (Editor)
Ajit Vachani ... Teja
Sharat Saxena ... Daaga
Ashok Kumar ... Prof. Sinha
Bob Christo ... Mr. Wolcott
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ramesh Deo ... Police Inspector
Karann Nathh ... (as Karan Nath)
Yunus Parvez ... Maniklal
Harish Patel ... Roopchand
Venus Pujari Venus Pujari ... Orphan
Tapan Shah Tapan Shah ... Orphan
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Storyline

Orphan Arun Verma utilizes his adult-hood in raising orphan children, in a house where he is unable to make ends as well as fulfilled the living expenses. International criminal and smuggler, Mogambo, wants his house to store arms and ammunition and thus give him a time-frame to vacate. Arun then decides to arrange for a tenant named Seema Sohni, a local newspaper journalist, to occupy the top flat of the house. Mogambo's men then decides to force Arun to vacate by targeting him and the children. Eventually Arun's dad's friend, Professor Sinha, introduces him to a gadget that will make him invisible, he tries this device and becomes invisible only to retaliates on Mogambo's men calling himself, "Mr. India". He also becomes popular among the people by assisting the ones who are subjected to injustice, no one knows who is this, "Mr. India", except Jugal. Things comes to a boil when one of Arun's children is killed while the others, Seema and he are abducted by Mogambo, who threatens to ... Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Trivia

Film was the biggest hit among all 4 Eid releases and proved a blockbuster at the box office in 1987. See more »

Goofs

In the song "Bijli ki Rani", Sridevi's golden shoes alternate between flats and heels. See more »

Quotes

Mogambo: Mogambo is pleased.
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Connections

Referenced in Gang of Ghosts (2014) See more »

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One of the only Indian movies worth watching.
17 July 1999 | by lady007See all my reviews

In the fast growing world of Indian cinema, it's hard to find a good, family movie. Thankfully, Mr. India fitted and continues to fit this category with great humor, romance, and is overall the only good Indian movie I've seen. It's funny and doesn't include submissive women, hostile violence but is made for the entire family and is definitely worth watching. And, it has English subtitles =)


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 May 1987 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Narsimha Enterprises See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color
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