Hip Hip Hurray (film)

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Not to be confused with Hip Hip Hurrah! (film).
Hip Hip Hurray
Directed by Prakash Jha
Produced by Manmohan Shetty
Pradeep Uppoor (Neo Films)[1]
Screenplay by Gulzar
Starring Raj Kiran
Deepti Naval
Shafi Inamdar
Music by Vanraj Bhatia
Gulzar (lyrics)
Cinematography Rajen Kothari
Edited by Prakash Jha
Prakash Jha Productions [2]
Release dates
  • 1 January 1984 (1984-01-01) (India)
Country India
Language Hindi

Hip Hip Hurray was a 1984 Indian Hindi film directed by Prakash Jha with screenplay by Gulzar, it had Raj Kiran, Deepti Naval as leads and debut film of Nikhil Bhagat. The film was the directorial debut of Prakash Jha.[4]


A computer engineer, Sandeep Chowdhary (Raj Kiran) waiting to start his first job, takes up a temporary job as sports instructor in a school at Ranchi, where he encounters an apathetic school principal (Ram Gopal Bajaj) and develops a relationship with history teacher Anuradha Roy (Deepti Naval). Eventually he leads the football team to victory.[5]



Film had music by Vanraj Bhatia and lyrics by Gulzar.

Critical Reception[edit]

Hip Hip Hurray is featured in Avijit Ghosh's book, 40 Retakes: Bollywood Classics You May Have Missed


  1. ^ "Pradeep Uppoor | BFI | British Film Institute". explore.bfi.org.uk. 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Hip Hip Hurray BFI.
  3. ^ Hip Hip Hurray Bollywood Hungama
  4. ^ Filmmaker sees hope in Bihar Telegraph, 4 December 2005.
  5. ^ Hip Hip Hurray Prakash Jha Productions.

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