Janbaaz

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Janbaaz
Janbaaz.jpg
Directed byFeroz Khan
Produced byFeroz Khan
Written byK. K. Shukla
StarringAnil Kapoor
Dimple Kapadia
Feroz Khan
Sridevi
Shakti Kapoor
Music byKalyanji Anandji
Edited byFeroz Khan
Release date
  • 10 June 1986 (1986-06-10)
Running time
175 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Janbaaz (lit. Daredevil) is a 1986 Indian film, produced and directed by Feroz Khan, which became popular for its portrayal of drug addiction and Anil Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia's steamy sex scene.[1] Sridevi featured in the song "Har kisiko nahi milta yahan pyaar zindagi mein" which became an instant chart-topping hit.[2][3][4][5] The movie is greatly inspired by the Gregory Peck and Joseph Cotten starrer Hollywood movie Duel in the Sun (1946).

The film was a box office success. Dimple Kapadia's performance was much appreciated and is considered to be one of her best.[6] Her sizzling chemistry and love making scene in the barn with co-star Anil Kapoor; is considered to be one of the boldest in the history of cinema and was one of the major highlights of the film.[7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]

Plot[edit]

Rana Vikram Singh lives in a huge farmhouse with his wife, Laxmi and two sons: Rajesh (Feroz Khan), a police officer and Amar (Anil Kapoor), a fun-loving playboy. Amar's entry begins with him playing a round of loaded Russian Roulette which he wins and proclaims himself jaanbaaz.

Rajesh has gone through a traumatic experience of losing his love Seema (Sridevi), when she succumbed to drug addiction. He vows to fight the drug menace. An underworld kingpin Raja (Shakti Kapoor) murders Rana's old friend. Reshma (Dimple Kapadia), his friend's daughter, takes shelter in Rana's house. Rajesh is on the drug trail. Reshma's father lost a huge bet (by being tricked) to Raja after which Raja killed him in a fake accident.

When Reshma goes to live with them, Amar sleeps with her in a horse stable. After savoring Reshma and ruining her life, Amar refuses to marry her. Reshma is heartbroken but continues to move on with her life. When Rana comes to know of Amar's relationship with Reshma, he warns him that Reshma is not suitable for their family. But Amar maintains an interest and is jealous to see Reshma in the company of Vikas, an employee at the farmhouse. A fight ensues between Vikas and Amar, and Vikas is killed. Amar is now on the run, and Rajesh has been assigned the task of apprehending him. But at the end Reshma doesn't go to Rajesh.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack was composed by Kalyanji-Anandji. The song "Har Kisi Ko" was later re-worked by Chirantan Bhatt for Boss (2013).

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Allah-O-Akbar" Mahesh Gadhvi & Raju
2 "Give Me Love" Miriam Stockley
3 "Har Kisi Ko Nahi Milta" (Female) Sadhana Sargam
4 "Har Kisi Ko Nahi Milta" (Male) Manhar Udhas
5 "Har Kisi Ko Nahi Milta" (Duet) Manhar Udhas, Sadhana Sargam
6 "Jab Jab Teri" Mahesh Gadhvi & Sapna Mukherjee
7 "Janbaaz" Mahesh Gadhvi & Nitu
8 "Pyar Do Pyar Lo" Sapna Mukherjee
9 "Tera Saath Hai Kitna" Kishore Kumar & Sapna Mukherjee

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bollywoodirect (20 June 2018). "32 Years of Janbaaz. (20/06/1986) - Bollywoodirect". Medium. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Sridevi: Top 10 songs of the Hawa Hawai girl of Bollywood". The Indian Express. 28 February 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Sridevi: The 10 Best Songs". Rediff. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Playlist: Sridevi's most memorable songs over the years, from 'Naino Me Sapna' to 'Navrai Majhi'- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 27 February 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Sridevi Passes Away: A Look Back At Her Most Memorable Roles In Hindi Cinema". News18. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  6. ^ DelhiJune 8, India Today Web Desk New; June 8, 2017UPDATED:; Ist, 2017 13:09. "Happy Birthday Dimple Kapadia: 5 of the actor's best performances". India Today. Retrieved 30 June 2019.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  7. ^ "Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra in Ishaqzaade - Top 10 intimate scenes at unusual locations in Bollywood films". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  8. ^ Bureau, Karnataka News. "Anil Kapoor's birthday special: Watch Anil Kapoor's hot scene with Dimple Kapadia". KANNADIGA WORLD. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  9. ^ admin (10 January 2014). "Anil Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia to repeat kissing scene of Jaanbaaz in Welcome Back". The Canadian Bazaar. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  10. ^ "In Bed with Bollywood". in.news.yahoo.com. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  11. ^ "HOT: The Best of Dimple Kapadia". News18. 8 June 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Eternal Beauty Of The Original Bollywood Bombshell Dimple Kapadia". Man's World India. 17 April 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  13. ^ "'My relationships are not all about sex'". DNA India. 7 May 2008. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  14. ^ Chaturvedi, Ankit (14 March 2008). "RAM KRISHNA: Bollywood's Sexiest Scenes". RAM KRISHNA. Retrieved 1 July 2019.

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