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Credited cast:
... Kanchan
Harbans Darshan M. Arora ... Police Inspector (as Harbans Darshan)
... Goga
Bharat Bhushan ... Gyaneshwar
... Bob
Leena Das ... Florie
C.S. Dubey ... Pujari
Gorilla ... Bajrangi
... Police Commisioner
... Nilkant
... M.L.A.
Mukri ... Nathulal
... Rajbharti
... Shankar Narayan
... Meena (as Jayapradha)
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After learning a few magical tricks from his fellow inmate former businessman and ex-jail convict assume the identity of an ascetic named Mahaprabhu Jagatsagar Chintamani so that he can easily use these tricks to con the villagers of Dharampur with a motive of acquiring their wealth for himself. His U.S. returned son, Shankar Narayan refuses to accept this way of living only to consult an expert magician named Goga to put an end to his father's misdeeds. Goga who later changes his name to Gogeshwar manages to outwit Mahaprabhu and take control of his ashram. Feeling satisfy after his deeds has been reached; Shankar then asks Goga to leave but a stubborn will-power Goga refuses to do so as he plans to explain his stubbornness to Shankar at a later date. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Writer Suraj Sanim after the success of Des Pardes, he had written Jadugar, which was to start after the release of Muqadar Ka Sikander with Amitabh Bachan and Vinod Khanna, but dint work out instead Mehra started Jwalamuki again written by Suraj Sanim. Then in 1983/84 Prakash Mehra again started Jadugar with Manoj Kumar's son Kunal Goswami. But Prakash felt Kunal was too young to play the role of a skilled magician. Prakash decided that to make a new film ," Insaan Ki Aulad". .Insan Ki Aulad starred Sanjeev Kumar ( Manoj Kumar was signed after Sanjeev passed away), Saira Banu,Kunal Goswami,Anooradha Patel .Prakash Mehra decided to shelve the film when the script was not working out . Finally Jadugar was was announced in 1987 with Amitabh Bachchan and Mithun Chakraborty, it was released in 1989 with Amitabh & Aditya Pancholi. See more »

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Kya Samjhen Aap Ko
Sung by Sapna Mukherjee
Music by Kalyanji Veerji Shah & Anandji Veerji Shah
Lyrics by Anjaan
Lenght: 3:14
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A classic stink!
20 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a classic example of the terrible movies Amitabh acted in late 80's. Really childish, overacted and long movie. About the only thing notable about this movie is the title song sung by Kumar Sanu marks his entry in Hindi movie industry in a big way (he had a couple of stints before it.)

If you liked "Shahenshah" there is a chance you might like this movie. Songs are so-so, acting is mediocre. There is too much silly/bad Amitabh in this movie even for an Amitabh fan like me. I watched this movie in theater when it came out and had to force myself to stay in there only because I had paid 7 bucks to watch it.


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