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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
Karan Nath 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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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 May 1987 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Mr. India - Der unsichtbare Held See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Narsimha Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

A very drunk Dharmendra came on stage at the famous Hope 86 show. He grabbed the microphone right after Sri Devi's Hawa Hawai performance and said Hawa Hawai was a copy of the song Pyar Karna Seekh Le from his Phool Aur Patthar. Both songs were inspired from Nag King Cole's Brazillian Love Song. Dharmendra was angry that Boney Kapoor was using Hope 86 to promote his upcoming film Mr. India. Hope 86 was a charity event Boney should not have used the event for his personal gain. See more »

Goofs

During the fight between Arun and Mogambo, in a flashback clip, Tina was shown lying down in the coffin but breathing with her stomach moving. See more »

Quotes

Mogambo: Mogambo is pleased.
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Yes, it's another movie about Invisibilty...
26 February 2004 | by l_KingpiN_lSee all my reviews

But we all love a bit of sci-fi... This is a great movie. It was a great childhood memory for me and still watching it now I still enjoy it.

Invisibility, Sri Devi, Anil Kapoor, laughs, an evil Villan (Mogambo, portrayed brilliantly by Amrish Puri... what more does one really need?

All in all a great movie with the only flaws being some of the scene changes for effects purposes were a bit laughable... But I guess it was India in the 80s...

Still ranks among my favourite Bollywood movies, and I'm not too hot on Bollywood...

9/10


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