K. C. Bokadia
March 5, 1999 (India)
| 3.2/10 |
Action, Crime, Drama
| March 5, 1999|
K.C. Bokadia, Anwar Khan (dialogue)
Dhano Ki Aankh Sharabi Laage
Amitabh Bachchan (Ranbhir Singh), Shilpa Shetty (Lawyers daughter), Manisha Koirala (Kiran), Nirupa Roy (Lals foster mother), Amrish Puri (Thakur Dhayal Singh)
Lal Baadshah is a 1999 Indian Hindi crime drama film directed by K.C. Bokadia and starring Amitabh Bachchan in a dual role, Raghuvaran, Manisha Koirala, Shilpa Shetty and Amrish Puri. Nirupa Roy also appears in her last film playing Bachchan's foster mother. This was Bachchan's third film since his comeback after a five-year hiatus; it failed at the box office but hit in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Lal Singh (Amitabh Bachchan) lives with his mother (Nirupa Roy) in a small basti in Bombay, grows up with the poor and needy. He is called Lal Badshah by the people he lives among. Lal is a very helping person and dead set against crime. In the same city lives Vikram Singh alias Vicky Baadshah (Raghuvaran) who is the Don of the city always clashing with Lal Baadshah. Vicky is the son of Dayal Singh (Amrish Puri) who lives far away from Mumbai in a castle. Vicky & his brother Ajit Singh (Mukesh Rishi), a corrupt police officer want to rule the city.
Meanwhile, Lal meets Kiran (Manisha Koirala), an L.I.C. agent who falls in love with him & is determined to become his wife. At the castle, Dayal Singh is still hunting for the treasures of the Maharaja, whom he murdered years ago along with his brother Sultan Singh (Prem Chopra). When the Maharaja was murdered, his son, Dewan Ranbir Singh (also Amitabh Bachchan) hid the treasure, for which Dayal Singh tried to murder him.Amitabh Bachchan as Lal 'Baadshah' Singh/Ranbir Singh
Manisha Koirala as Kiran (Life Insurance Agent)
Raadhika Sarathkumar as Wife of Ranbhir Singh
Amrish Puri as Thakur Dhayal Singh
Shilpa Shetty as Lawyer's daughter
Shakti Kapoor as Balu (Lal's Secretary)
Raghuvaran as Vikram Singh / Vicky Baadshah
Mukesh Rishi as S.P Ajit Singh (Superintendent of Police)
Nirupa Roy as Lal's foster mother
Prem Chopra as Sultan Singh (Guest Appearance)
Mohan Joshi as a Lawyer
Radhika as Mrs. Ranbhir Singh
Jack Gaud as Jabbar Singh
Nagma as a Dancer in song, "Pathiye Ley"
Mac Mohan as Vikram's Henchman
Sudhir as Vikram's Henchman
Mahesh Anand as Narayan Singh
Viju Khote as Kiran's Boss
Pramod Moutho as Maharaj
The music is composed by Late Aadesh Shrivastav. Lyrics are penned by Shyam, Maya Govind, and Gohar Kamla.
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