Alibaba and 40 Thieves (1954)

Shunned by his family, a male endangers his life after he finds hidden treasure belonging to 40 thieves.


Homi Wadia


Tahir Lucknowi (dialogue) (as Tahir Lucknavi), Chand Pandit (dialogue) | 1 more credit »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Shakila ... Marjina
Mahipal ... Alibaba
B.M. Vyas ... Abu Hassan
S.N. Tripathi ... Qasim Khan
Maruti Maruti ... Abu (as Maruti Rao)
Sharda Sharda ... Sitara
Lalita Kumari ... Fatima Begum
Shalini Shalini ... Salma (as Shalini)
Ismail Ismail
Azim Azim
Dalpat Dalpat
Shree Bhagwan Shree Bhagwan
Sardar Mansur Sardar Mansur ... (as Sardar Mansoor)
Aftab Aftab
Chanda Chanda


When Sher Khan uses his whip to capture Marjina, Alibaba comes to her rescue and takes her as well as her assistant, Abu, to his house where he lives with his sister, Salma, and a maid, Sitara. When Marjina indicates she loves him, he rejects her as he hates women. Subsequently, Marjina learns that his hatred is due to accusations leveled at him by his very own brother, Qasim Khan, for attempting to molest the latter's wife, Fatima. While tracking his donkey down, Alibaba comes across some thieves, who use a secret code to open a cavern containing looted treasures and jewelry. He loads two sacks on his donkey, takes it home, gives some away, and uses the rest to improves their lifestyle. Qasim hears of this, and on the pretext of patching-up, finds out about the cavern, heads out there, is able to gain entry, but after taking considerable wealth, forgets the code and is trapped. The thieves, led by Abu Hassan, find him hiding, behead him, and depart. Alibaba finds his corpse, has a ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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There was a shelved film "Ali Baba and 40 Thieves" (1976) Starring Jeetendra,Reena Roy,Ranjeet, Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal,Produced by The Bohra Brothers, Directed by Shree Ram Bohra. See more »


Remade as Ali Baba and 40 Thieves (1966) See more »

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Hindi | Urdu

Release Date:

1 January 1966 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Alibaba Aur Chalis Chor See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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