Fakira (film)

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Directed by C.P. Dixit
Produced by N.N. Sippy
Written by S.M. Abbas
R.K. Bannerjee
Dhruva Chatterjee
Starring Shashi Kapoor
Shabana Azmi
Aruna Irani
Danny Dengzongpa
Music by Ravindra Jain
Cinematography Fali Mistry
Edited by Waman B. Bhosle
Gurudutt Shirali
Release date
  • 6 September 1976 (1976-09-06)
Country India
Language Hindi

Fakira is a 1976 Hindi movie produced by N.N. Sippy and directed by C.P. Dixit. The film stars Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Asrani, Aruna Irani, Danny Denzongpa, Asit Sen, Ramesh Deo and Madan Puri. The music is by Ravindra Jain. The film became a box office hit.[1] The film's team of producer (N.N. Sippy), cast (Shashi Kapoor, Asrani, Danny Denzongpa, Madan Puri) and music composer (Ravindra Jain) had teamed together before for the box office hit Chor Machaye Shor (1974). Fakira was later remade into the Telugu film Dongalaku Donga (1978) starring Krishna and Jayaprada.


Two small children, who are brothers, lose their parents in a fire. They are harassed by bad men and get separated. They grow up and become criminals. One is played by Shashi Kapoor, while the other is played Danny Denzongpa. They become enemies, not knowing that they are brothers. A policewoman, played by Shabana Azmi, goes undercover in Shashi Kapoor's criminal group, which includes Asrani and Aruna Irani. She and Shashi Kapoor fall in love, but Aruna Irani doesn't trust as she loves Shashi Kapoor herself.Madan Puri is the villain.


  1. "Dil Men Tujhe Bithaake, Kar Lungi Main Band Aankhen" - Lata Mangeshkar
  2. "Fakira Chal Chala Chal" - Mahendra Kapoor, Hemlata
  3. "Totaa Mainaa Ki Kahaani To Puraani Puraani Ho Gai" - Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
  4. "Sunke Teri Pukar" - Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
  5. "Akelaa Chal Re Ho Fakiraa Chal Re" - Hemlata, Mahendra Kapoor
  6. "Aadhee Sachhee Aadhee Jhuthee Teree Prem Kahanee" - Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi
  7. "Hum To Jhuk Kar Salam Karte Hai" - Bhushan Mehta, Mahendra Kapoor, Aziz Nazan, Kishore Kumar
  8. "Ye Mera Jadu Jor Hoke Kabu" - Asha Bhosle

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