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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)

A rich brat and a poor chap try to woo a girl, with their rivalry culminating in the most prestigious college event - the marathon cycle race.

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Sanjaylal Sharma
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Anjali
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Shekhar Malhotra (as Depak Tijori)
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Devika
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Ramlal Sharma
Mamik ...
Ratanlal Sharma
Kiran Zaveri ...
Kalpana
Ahmed Khan ...
Girdhari - Anjali's Father
Ravindra Kapoor ...
Shakur (as Ravinder Kapoor)
Deb Mukherjee ...
Rajput's Coach (as Debu Mukerjee)
Aditya Lakhia ...
Maksood
Miki Khan
Prakash
Suraj Thapar ...
(as Suraj Thappar)
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The biggest sporting event for the school town of Nainital is the annual cycling race. Schools and colleges here range from those like Rajput and Xavier's for the spoilt rich kids to local ones like Model for the poorer kids. For the past two years the cycling race has been won by the arrogant Shekhar Malhotra (Deepak Tijori) of Rajput College. Sanju (Aamir Khan) and Ratan (Mamik) are bothers who attend Model and run a small local cafe. Their father (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) is obsessed by the desire to see Ratan become the cycling champion. Ratan on his part is the ideal son and elder brother to Sanju, good in everything he does and has been the runner-up to Shekhar in the cycling race. Sunju on the other hand is a prankster, not taking life seriously at all enjoying life with his friends among whom is Anjali (Ayesha Jhulka) who loves him silently. Sanju however turns his attention on the new girl on the block, Devika (Pooja Bedi) and convinces her he is rich. He uses the money his ... Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Welcome To Their Lives, You Will Never Forget

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander was the last film produced by Nasir Hussein. See more »

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Referenced in Andaz Apna Apna (1994) See more »

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Yahan Ke Hum Sikandar
Music by Jatin Pandit & Lalit Pandit
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
Performed by Udit Narayan, Sadhana Sargam, Jatin Pandit & Lalit Pandit
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10 December 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

This movie has a lot of scope for typical Bollywood melodrama, but steers clear of it. It remains minimalist, in the sense that it does not opt for glamour or exotic locations. It is very charming in its realistic depiction of youthful life.

So, we have college gangs taking over each other in sports, and amidst all the heated competition, several instances of romance. A story designed to win. The songs were hummable, with obviously Pehla Nasha standing out.

Performance wise, I simply loved Ayesha Jhulka, for me she was the screen stopper. Pooja Bedi was very charming too; and gave an earnest performance. Deepak Tijori was fantastic as always. Deven Bhojani was too cute. I was not very impressed by Mamik and Aamir though, who did not seem to give their best to the role.

Overall, a very feel good film from the nineties, an era of romance and drama. Can be watched without regret.


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