|Directed by||Dev Anand|
|Written by||Dev Anand|
|Produced by||Dev Anand|
|Music by||Rahul Dev Burman|
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. A couple of songs became popular.
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.
- Dev Anand as Hari Mohan / Swami Dada
- Mithun Chakraborty as Suresh
- Rati Agnihotri as Seema
- Padmini Kohlapure as Chamkili
- Naseeruddin Shah as Aslam
- Jackie Shroff as uncredited (as a fighter in an action scene)
- Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Ramu Dada / Bhagwan Seth
- Shakti Kapoor as Jaggu
- Mohan Sherry
- Bharat Kapoor Lallu
|Film score by|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|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|
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