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Director  Subhash Ghai
Duration  
Language  Hindi
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical, Romance
Country  India
Hero (1983 film) movie poster
Release date  1983 (1983)
Writer  Mukta Ghai (story), Subhash Ghai, Ram Kelkar (screenplay)
Music director  Laxmikant–Pyarelal, Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma, Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar
Songs  Ding Dong
Cast  Sanjeev Kumar (Damodar Mathur), Shammi Kapoor (Retd. IGP Shrikanth Mathur), Jackie Shroff (Jackie Dada / Jaikishan), Meenakshi Sheshadri (Radha Mathur), Amrish Puri (Pasha)

Hero is a 1983 Indian Hindi romantic action film directed by Subhash Ghai. Jackie Shroff played the lead role, also called "Jackie", and achieved stardom through this film. Actress Meenakshi Sheshadri, who had been crowned Miss India in 1981 and played the lead female role gained popularity through this movie.

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Hero (1983 film) movie scenes

Hero was remade in Telugu as Vikram with Nagarjuna and in Kannada as Ranadheera with V Ravichandran. A Hindi remake was released in 2015 directed by Nikhil Advani.

Hero (1983 film) movie scenes

Plot

Hero (1983 film) movie scenes

The story starts off with Pasha (Amrish Puri) being taken to prison. To get out of the situation, he writes to his best man, Jackie (Jackie Shroff). Jackie goes to Shrikanth Mathur (Shammi Kapoor) and warns him. He then kidnaps Shrikanth's daughter Radha (Meenakshi Sheshadri). He tells her that he is a police officer and they fall in love; however, she finds out that he is a goon. Nevertheless, she does not leave him but urges him to surrender. Transformed by true love, Jackie surrenders himself to the police and is imprisoned for two years.

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Back home, Radha tells her brother Daamodar (Sanjeev Kumar) the whole truth. To keep Radha from getting married to somebody else, he calls his friend Jimmy (Shakti Kapoor) to put on a show that Radha and Jimmy love each other. Jimmy misunderstands the situation and falls in love with Radha. When Jackie comes back, he starts working in a garage and tries to reform himself. Despite everything, Shrikanth kicks him out of his life. After many days and events that follow, Daamodar finds out that Jimmy is a drug smuggler. After getting released from prison, Pasha desires revenge against both Shrikanth and Jackie, so he kidnaps Radha, Shrikanth and Daamodar. Jackie comes at the last moment and frees all of them. In the end, Shrikanth lets Radha marry Jackie.

Cast

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  • Jackie Shroff as Jackie Dada / Jaikishan
  • Meenakshi Sheshadri as Radha Mathur
  • Sanjeev Kumar as Damodar Mathur
  • Shammi Kapoor as Police Commissioner Shrikanth Mathur
  • Amrish Puri as Pasha
  • Madan Puri as Bharat
  • Bindu as Jamuna (Radha's widowed aunt)
  • Bharat Bhushan as Ramu
  • Shakti Kapoor as Jimmy Thapa
  • Urmila Bhatt as Sandhya Mathur
  • Shaikh Azad as Shaikh Faruk
  • Reception

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    The film was declared "Super Hit" on Indian Box Office, with Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Sheshadri becoming huge stars after its release. Both actors became in demand after Hero's release and thus began a long association with Subhash Ghai. The younger audiences enjoyed the performances, and critics applauded Ghai for using fresh faces at a time when Amitabh Bachchan was the dominant star in Bollywood. The Yamaha Rajdoot 350 bike was heavily promoted in this movie.

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    Composed by the musical duo Laxmikant Pyarelal the lyrics of the songs are penned by Anand Bakshi.

    References

    Hero (1983 film) Wikipedia
    Hero (1983 film) IMDb Hero (1983 film) themoviedb.org


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