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Kaalia (1981)

A simple man is forced to join the criminal world.

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Tinnu Anand

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Inder Raj Anand (dialogue), Tinnu Anand (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Kallu / Kaalia
Asha Parekh ... Shanti
Parveen Babi ... Shalini / Rani Singh
Amjad Khan ... Shahani Seth / Jaswant
Pran ... Jailer Raghvir Singh
K.N. Singh ... Convict
Sajjan Sajjan ... 2nd Defense Attorney
Murad ... IGP Officer
Sudhir ... Rawat
Hiralal Hiralal ... Convict
Brahmachari ... Gopal (as Brahmchari)
Ram P. Sethi ... Crippled Prisoner (as Ram Sethi)
Brahm Bhardwaj Brahm Bhardwaj ... Judge (as Brahm Bhardawaj)
Yunus Parvez ... Abdul
Dev Kumar ... Convict
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Storyline

Kaalia - A name that spells terror in the minds of people, and the police but Kaalia was not always like this. Years ago he was a mere simpleton. Living simply in a shanty ch awl with his elder brother, Shyamlal, Bhabhi (Sister - in - law), whom he adored and their daughter Munni. Apart from them there is no one else in Kallu's little world until one day, an enemy in the guise of Shahani Seth appears. Shahani shatters the happiness in Kallu's life. That same day the young Kallu dies, and the dreaded Kaalia is born, Kaalia's main motive in life becomes wealth, and to destroy Shahani. This path of violence leads Kaalia to inspector Raghubir Singh's jail. Outside of jail, Shahani starts reclaiming his power, and inside jail, Kaalia clashes with Raghubir Singh. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Action | Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 December 1981 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Калия See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bobby Enterprises See more »
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Mono

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Color
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Trivia

The film fell victim to Parveen Babi erratic behavior. She went missing for a few months causing major delays in the production. See more »

Goofs

When Kallu is driving the car which he borrowed from the showroom, he moves the gear lever inconsistently to put the car into reverse - sometimes backwards, sometimes forwards. See more »


Soundtracks

Tum Saath Ho Jaab Apne
Performed by Kishore Kumar & Asha Bhosle
Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri
Music by Rahul Dev Burman
Music on Music India
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Kaalia !!! Amitabh Batchchan 1981 classic !!!
26 November 2007 | by gavin_coolhgrSee all my reviews

Kaalia - A name that spells terror in the minds of the people, and the police but Kaalia (Amitabh Batchchan) was not always like this.

Years ago he was a mere simpleton. Living simply in a shanty ch awl with his elder brother, Shyamtal (Kader Khan), Bhabhi (Sister-in-law), whom he adored and their daughter Munni. Apart from them there is no one else in Kallu's Little World until one day, an enemy in the guise of Shahani Seth (Amjad Khan) appears. Shahani shatters the happiness in Kallu's life.

That same day the young Kallu dies, and the dreaded Kaalia is born, Kaalia's main motive in life becomes wealth, and to destroy Shahani. This path of violence leads Kaalia to inspector Raghubir Singh's (Pran) jail. Outside of jail, Shahani starts reclaiming his power, and inside jail. Kaalia clashes with Raghubir Singh.


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