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Qurbani (1980)

A cabaret dancer and singer, Sheela (Zeenat Aman) has two admirers: a small-time thief Rajesh (Feroz Khan), and a young, eligible widower, Amar (Vinod Khanna). Both are best friends and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Feroz Khan ... Rajesh Kumar / Kailash Nath
Vinod Khanna ... Amar
Zeenat Aman ... Sheela
Amjad Khan ... Inspector Amjad Khan
Kader Khan ... Joe
Tun Tun ... Fat women in car
Aruna Irani ... Jwala Singh
Amrish Puri ... Rakka
Shakti Kapoor ... Vikram Singh
Natasha Chopra Natasha Chopra ... Tina
Jagdeep ... Mohammad Ali
Mac Mohan ... Mac
Narendra Nath Narendra Nath ... Traffic Cop
Raj Bharti Raj Bharti
Bob Christo
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Storyline

A cabaret dancer and singer, Sheela (Zeenat Aman) has two admirers: a small-time thief Rajesh (Feroz Khan), and a young, eligible widower, Amar (Vinod Khanna). Both are best friends and does not know that they love the same woman. Then an enemy in the gust of Vikram Singh (Shakti Kapoor) appears and make both men life miserable by exposing each others reality to one another, hereafter Rajesh and Amar's friendship turn upside down. Rajesh is blamed for Rakka's (Amrish Puri) death and is schedule to be jailed for a lifetime. While Amar along with Sheela and his small daughter escapes to the U.K. with a lot of diamonds and money stolen by Rajesh. Will Rajesh allow Amar to betray him or will he jumped to conclusion and escapes from the police to take revenge from his perpetrators? Written by gAvInDrA (brave_loverboy2004@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

20 June 1980 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

O Sacrifício da Vida See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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F.K. International See more »
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Mono

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Trivia

DJ Shadow and Music producer Dan The Automator released a album in 1998 called Bombay The Hardway: Guns Cars and Sitars. The album consisted of Qurbani's background music in several scenes . It was earlier released as Qurbani Dialogue Album in 1980. Dan The Automater bought the record at a old record shop, added some remixing and released the album with out disclosing where he got the music/samples from. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hum Dono (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Aap Jaisa Koi
Performed by Nazia Hasan
Music by Biddu
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Ultra-Cool Bollywood Gangster Flick
10 January 2003 | by noahaxSee all my reviews

Looking for a cool, stylish, action-packed Bollywood flick with some memorable musical numbers? "Qurbani" fits the bill.

I rented this from an Indian video store in town, on the advice of my wife. The DVD is pretty easy to find and has English subtitles.

The music is exceptional. Several of the tracks were lifted for the cult-classic compilation "Bombay the Hard Way," and I was shocked at how much of that album came directly from this film. There are at least three musical numbers which will leave a vivid impression on you - particularly a disco number with trippy visuals.

The action also doesn't disappoint, and there's a leg-breaking scene that's surprisingly intense. This is one Bollywood classic that I actually think is worth owning.


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