Action, Comedy, Family
18 May 1984 (1984-05-18)
Kader Khan (dialogue), Prakash Mehra (story), Laxmikant Sharma (screenplay)
Mujhe Naulakha Mangaade
C.S. Dubey(Father of prospective bride)
Sharaabi (Hindi: शराबी, English: Alcoholic) is a 1984 Indian Hindi drama film produced and directed by Prakash Mehra. This was Mehra's sixth film in a row with Amitabh Bachchan and is loosely based on Steve Gordon's 1981 film Arthur starring Dudley Moore.
Vicky Kapoor (Amitabh Bachchan), the only son of multi-millionaire industrialist, Amarnath (Pran), grows up to be an alcoholic, a spoilt brat but with a good heart. Amarnath has detached himself completely from Vicky's life and provides him money in lieu of affection and care, leaving this to be taken care of by Munshi Phoolchand (Om Prakash). Vicky is very resentful of being ignored by his dad in this unceremonious manner and leaves no stone unturned to mock and belittle him at every available opportunity. Amarnath hopes to get his son married, but Vicky loves Meena (Jaya Prada), the daughter of a poor blind man, which is not acceptable to Amarnath. One day, Amarnath decides he has had enough and decides to turn Vicky out of his house. He has him sign waivers and asks him to get out, which Vicky happily does. While Vicky is relieved of being freed from his dad's control, the question remains that with no skills at making a living, how is Vicky to survive in a cold-hearted world?
Awards and nominations
It celebrated platinum jubilee all over. The record sales touched 1 million marks and earned platinum disc for HMV.
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