Swami Dada

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Swami Dada
Swami Dada.jpg
Directed byDev Anand
Written byDev Anand
Produced byDev Anand
StarringDev Anand
Mithun Chakraborty
Naseeruddin Shah
Padmini Kohlapure
Jackie Shroff
Rati Agnihotri
Music byRahul Dev Burman
Release date
  • 3 December 1982 (1982-12-03) (India)

Swami Dada is a 1982 Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Dev Anand, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Naseeruddin Shah, newcomer Christine O'Neil, Padmini Kohlapure and Dev Anand. The film was the first credited screen appearance of Jackie Shroff. Music was provided by R.D.Burman for this film.[1] A couple of songs became popular.[2][3]


Swami Dada is the story of Hari Mohan (Dev Anand), a saintly person who organizes Hindu prayers and discourses in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. He is called "Swami Dada" by everyone. He has many followers and devotees who throng in large numbers to hear his sermons. What they do not know that Hari Mohan is a professional thief, and is now conspiring with a young woman, and a group of orphaned children to steal the temple's jewellery.



Swami Dada
Film score by
GenreFeature film soundtrack

The music[4] composed by R. D. Burman and the lyrics were written by Anjaan.Udit Narayan is an uncredited singer for a short Bhajan picturised on Dev Anand.

# Song Singer
1 "Patakha Phooljhadi" Asha Bhosle
2 "Jeenewale Jeena Hai To Jaan Le Jeene Ki Gun" Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Annette Pinto
3 "Pyar Lo Pyar Do" Kishore Kumar, Anand Kumar
4 "Zindagi Yeh Kaisi Hai, Jaise Jeeyo Waisi Hai" Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle, Amit Kumar
5 "Galiyon Galiyon Khaak Bahut Din Humne Chhaani" Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
6 "Ek Roop Kai Naam, Man Mandir Tera Dhaam" Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle
7 "Koi Dharti Par" (unreleased) Udit Narayan


  1. ^ "R D Burman's tryst with opportunism in Bollywood". Business Standard India. 4 January 2016. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Swami Dada Film details". ebay. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  3. ^ "This week, that year: The sound of music with Dev Anand uncle". Mumbai Mirror.
  4. ^ "Swami Dada : Lyrics and video of Songs from the Movie Swami Dada (1982)". HindiGeetMala.

External links[edit]