Gair Kanooni

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Gair Kanooni
Directed byPrayag Raj
Produced byChetna M. Modi
Written byPrayag Raj
Kader Khan
Kimi Katkar
Shashi Kapoor
Music byBappi Lahiri
CinematographyLawrence D'Souza
Edited byA. Paul Durai Singham
Release date
24 March 1989

Gair Kanooni (Illegal) is a 1989 Indian action drama film directed and written by Prayag Raj. The film stars Sridevi and Govinda in the lead roles. Rajinikanth, Kimi Katkar, Shashi Kapoor and Kader Khan are featured in supporting role.

The film was a commercial success becoming the twelfth highest-grossing movie of 1989. It was later dubbed in Tamil as Rakkamma Kaiyathattu.[1]


Officer Kapil Khanna was a strict enforcer of the law. In order to gain evidence against the local mafia Don D'Costa he seek a favour from his underworld friend Aazam Khan a man with a golden heart. Aazam Khan was successful in securing evidence against D'Costa but the mafia got wise to it and before Aazam Khan could reach the law, D'Costa with the help of his friend Dalpat Dalal liquidated him. The blame of Aazam Khan's death was owned by a petty driver Nathulal for a price paid by Dalpat Dala. Aazam Khan's little son Akbar swore vengeance against Police Officer Kapil Khanna as he felt him responsible. Kapil Khanna's wife delivered a baby boy in the hospital of D'Costa, so did Dalpat Dalal's wife to a baby girl. D'Costa returned Dalpat's favour by interchanging the two on Dalpat's insistence. Kapil Khanna was enraged at this and he took to a legal battle against the hospital authorities.[2]



# Title Singer(s)
1 "Man Gora Tan Kala" Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle
2 "Tum Jo Parda Rakhoge" Bappi Lahiri, Aparna Mayekar
3 "Pahije Mala Pahije Mala" Bappi Lahiri, Asha Bhosle
4 "Tik Tik Tik" Bappi Lahiri, Alisha Chinai


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