Jeet (1996 film)

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Jeeta
Jeet salman.jpg
Directed by Raj Kanwar
Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala
Written by Raj Kanwar
Starring Sunny Deol
Salman Khan
Karisma Kapoor
Music by Nadeem-Shravan (songs),
Koti (BGM)
Cinematography A. Muthu
Edited by Harmeet Singh
Production
company
Nadiadwala Grandsons'
Release date
  • 23 August 1996 (1996-08-23)
Running time
160 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi
Budget 7.5 crore (equivalent to 29 crore or US$4.5 million in 2016)[1]
Box office 2.042 billion (US$32 million)[2]

Jeet (English: Victory) is a 1996 Indian action film directed by Raj Kanwar and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film stars Sunny Deol, Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor in lead roles and Amrish Puri, Dalip Tahil and Alok Nath in supporting roles, while Tabu appears in an extended special appearance. The movie was Superhit at the box office according to Box Office India.[3][4]

Synopsis[edit]

Kajal (Karishma Kapoor) is the daughter of Prof. Sidhant Sharma (Alok Nath). Karan (Sunny Deol) is a criminal working for Gajraj Chaudhry (Amrish Puri) who falls in love with Kajal and follows her everywhere. Initially she dislikes him. But gradually they fall in love and Karan leaves the world of crime to return to a normal life. Rajeev aka Raju (Salman Khan) comes back from America and is to be married to Kajal. Kajal leaves Karan which breaks his heart and he starts visiting Tulsibai (Tabu), a tawaif (dancer/prostitute). Raju learns that his Dad (Dalip Tahil) and Uncle Gajraj are into illegal activities. He tries to destroy their business. So Karan is given the contract of killing Raju. Karan finds out that Raju is Kajal's husband. And what does he do? Does he decide to kill his lover's husband to unite with her? the climax shows karan killing all the enemies and himself is shot while fighting and he dies.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The soundtrack is composed by Nadeem-Shravan. The soundtrack became very popular upon release. "Saanson Ka Chalna" and "Dil Ka Kya Karen Saheb" were inspired from Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's compositions of the same name.[citation needed]

Jeet
Studio album by Nadeem-Shravan
Released 1996
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Label Tips Music Films
Producer Nadeem-Shravan
Nadeem-Shravan chronology
Saajan Chale Sasural
(1996)Saajan Chale Sasural1996
Jeet
(1996)
Raja Hindustani
(1996)Raja Hindustani1996
Lyricist: Sameer
# Song Singer(s) Length
1 "Yaara O Yaara" Vinod Rathod & Alka Yagnik 07:07
2 "Tu Dharti Pe Chahe" Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik 09:09
3 "Saanson Ka Chalna Udit Narayan & Alka Yagnik 07:22
4 "Abhi Saans Lene Ki Fursat Nahin" Sonu Nigam & Alka Yagnik 08:10
5 "Waadon Se Nahin" Kumar Sanu & Sadhana Sargam 06:00
6 "Dil Ka Kya Karen Saheb" Kavita Krishnamurthy 07:13
7 "Yaara O Yaara (Sad)" Vinod Rathod 01:23
8 "Sajan Ghar Aana" Udit Narayan & Alka Yagnik 08:15

Accolades[edit]

42nd Filmfare Awards

Trivia[edit]

Legacy[edit]

The song "Yaara O Yaara" became popular for its funny dance choreography performed by Sunny Deol.[5] The song was performed by Jimmy Shergill in Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 November 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 November 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 January 2008. Retrieved 12 March 2007. 
  4. ^ "IBOS Status for Jeet". ibosnetwork.com. 22 August 2012. Archived from the original on 26 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 
  5. ^ http://www.mtvindia.com/blogs/parent/specials/5-dance-steps-you-would-never-dare-to-do-50193268.html
  6. ^ http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/features/check-jimmy-sheirgill-grooves-sunny-deols-yaara-o-yaara-happy-bhag-jayegi/

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