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Loha (1987)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 23 January 1987 (India)
Honest and diligent Police Inspector Amar lives a middle-classed lifestyle in Bombay. In his attempt to arrest bandit Sher Singh, he and Inspector Dayal are attacked, Amar survives, but ... See full summary »

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Police Inspector Amar
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Qasim Ali Barkat Ali Jung Shamsher Bahadur Nawab Topchi
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Karan
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Hassan Ali
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Anita
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Seema
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Sher 'Shera' Singh
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Jagannath Prasad
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Shera's Man in prison
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Dayal
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Bhima
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Police Commissioner
Roopesh Kumar ...
Shera's Man in prison
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Kundan Singh
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Senior Police Inspector
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Honest and diligent Police Inspector Amar lives a middle-classed lifestyle in Bombay. In his attempt to arrest bandit Sher Singh, he and Inspector Dayal are attacked, Amar survives, but Dayal gets his legs crushed under a truck and becomes wheelchair-bound. Subsequently, Amar arrests local politician, Jagannath Prasad, who not only gets released without getting charged but Amar gets reprimanded, and decides to resign. Shortly thereafter, Sher Singh hijacks a bus and holds the passengers in exchange for 25 of his jailed associates. Dayal's granddaughter, Seema, is amongst them, and Dayal asks Amar for assistance. Amar, along with ex-convict, Qasim Ali, and Karan, a drug-dealer, does manage to rescue them but differences crop up between the trio and they part ways. Then Amar finds out that Qasim and Karan have masterminded a plan to facilitate the escape of the 25 convicts, and decides to confront them. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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In an interview to the "Mumbai Mirror", Karan Kapoor mentioned how during the shooting of this film, Shatrughan Sinha would arrive four hours late and then manage to memorize his lines very quickly. See more »

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Saat Taalon Mein Rak
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Lyrics by Farooq Kaisser (as Farooq Kaiser)
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Cheap fun
22 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

Loha looked like a decent film at first - although it had it's many flaws it still had it's share of enjoyment. The cast ensemble was the aging Dharmendra, Shatrughan Sinha, Mandakini, and Karan Kapoor.

The story basically had a very basic plot, involving gangsters, thieves, and cheap 1980's get-up wear. Karan Kapoor was very handsome, and was great eye candy - and it had some great songs such as 'Isaphir na Musaphir'. Jugal Hansraj is also a child actor in the film - and Kader Khan is very intimidating. This film was made in 1986, and still hasn't barely dated - all in all it was an okay film - not atrocious, but not brilliant either!


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