Swami Dada is a 1982 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by Dev Anand, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Naseeruddin Shah, newcomer Christine O'Neil, Padmini Kohlapure and Dev Anand. The film was the first credited screen appearance of Jackie Shroff. Music was provided by R.D.Burman for this film. A couple of songs became popular.
Swami Dada is the story of Hari Mohan (Dev Anand), a saintly person who organizes Hindu prayers and discourses in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. He is called "Swami Dada" by everyone. He has many followers and devotees who throng in large numbers to hear his sermons. What they do not know that Hari Mohan is a professional thief, and is now conspiring with a young woman, and a group of orphaned children to steal the temple's jewellery.
Dev Anand ... Hari Mohan / Swami Dada
Mithun Chakraborty ... Suresh
Rati Agnihotri ... Seema
Naseeruddin Shah ... Aslam the butcher
Padmini Kohlapure ... Chamkili
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ...Ramu Dada / Bhagwan Seth
Shakti Kapoor ...Jaggu
The music composed by R. D. Burman and lyrics were written by Anjaan.