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Daaku Aur Jawan

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Director  Sunil Dutt
Country  India
8.4/10 IMDb

Language  Hindi
Daaku Aur Jawan Wikipedia

Writer  Wajahat Mirza (dialogue)
Release date  1978
Music director  Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar, Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Songs  Dharti Gaye Re - Aaye Re Khushi Ke Din Aaye Re
Cast  Reena Roy (Ganga), Sunil Dutt (Birju), Vinod Khanna (Ramu), Bindu (Thakurian), Leena Chandavarkar (Seeta)

Daaku Aur Jawan is a 1978 Bollywood film directed by and starring Sunil Dutt, Reena Roy, Vinod Khanna and Leena Chandavarkar in lead roles.



Birju and Ramu are brothers and have a friendly bond with each other they do a lot of pranks with the villagers but the pressure of the landlord and the urban badguy Bhairon Singh leads villagers to pay tax for their lands to work on them .This leads Ramu to join the army as Jawan (Soldier).Bhairon singh with help of Thakurain plans to frame Birju as a criminal on the night of Janamashtmi Bhairon Singh brutally rapes Ganga and steals all the entire wealth from the safe of her father. After getting raped by Bhairon Singh Ganga committes suicide by jumping into the well. Bhairon Singh frames Birju for the rape and murder of Ganga and stealing the entire wealthfrom the safe of her father. Birju is arrested by the police but escapes and takes pledge on ganga's funeral pyre that he will take revenge of her death and he turns into a Daaku (Dacoit). Ramu in the war is fighting against enemies but lost his one leg he gets back to his village after losing his one leg. After a lot of turns and twists. Seeta finally reaveals the truth that Bhairon singh raped Ganga and he has stole all the entire wealth from her house with the help of Thakurain. When Birju comes to know about it he beats Bhairon Singh in front of entire villagers and finally kills him by throwing him off into the well where Ganga committed suicide. Now Thakurain tries to kill Ramu but Birju takes the bullet on his chest saving Ramu in the process.Thakurain is arrested by the police Birju finally breathing his last requests Ramu to read the letter which was written by him after listening the letter from Ramu Birju dies reuniting with Ganga in Heaven. In the end Ramu Marries Seeta and they lived happily ever after.


  • Sunil Dutt... Birju
  • Reena Roy ... Ganga
  • Vinod Khanna... Ramu
  • Leena Chandavarkar... Seeta
  • Bindu... Thakurian
  • Ranjeet... Bhairon Singh
  • Music

    1. "Mere Desh Ke Rang Pyare Pyare, Nyare Nyare" - Mohammed Rafi, Anuradha Paudwal
    2. "Rakh Dil Hai Beech Sadak Maine Gagariya, Tod Sake Tu Tod Saawariya" - Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar
    3. "Dharti Gaye Re, Aaye Re Khushi Ke Din Aaye Re" - Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh, Anuradha Paudwal
    4. "Jhula Jhulat Kanhaiya Re" - Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle


    Daaku Aur Jawan Wikipedia
    Daaku Aur Jawan IMDb