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Andhaa Kaanoon (1983)

Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan works as a Forest Officer, and lives with his wife Zakhiya. One day while on duty he comes across some poachers who were cutting sandal wood trees illegally. When ... See full summary »

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Rama Rao Tatineni (as T. Rama Rao)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan (Guest Appearance)
Rajinikanth ... Vijay Kumar Singh (as Rajnikanth)
Hema Malini ... Inspector Durga Devi Singh / Shanti
Reena Roy ... Meena Srivastav
Pran ... Anthony D'Cruz
Prem Chopra ... Amar Nath
Danny Denzongpa ... Akhbar Ali
Amrish Puri ... Mr. Ram Gupta
Madan Puri ... Jailor Gupta
Om Shivpuri ... Police Commissioner K.B. Lal
Asrani ... Constable Asrani
Hilla Sethna Hilla Sethna
Gautami ... (Guest Appearance)
Madhavi ... Zakhiya Khan (Guest Appearance)
Dharmendra ... Truck Driver (Guest Appearance)
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Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan works as a Forest Officer, and lives with his wife Zakhiya. One day while on duty he comes across some poachers who were cutting sandal wood trees illegally. When challenged, they retaliate, a struggle ensues, and one of them, Ram Gupta, gets killed. Khan is charged with killing him, tried in Court, and sentenced to several years in prison. His shocked and devastated wife kills herself. Years later, an angry and embittered Khan is released from prison. One day he comes across another young man, Vijay Singh, and finds out that he is struggling with taking vengeance against two men who had traumatized and killed some of his family members, and decides to help him. It is then Khan finds out that Gupta is still alive and decides to kill him, quite dramatically in the same courtroom where he was convicted for his murder. Watch how this action will effect Khan's future, and Vijay's plan for avenging his family. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 April 1983 (India) See more »

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Trivia

After the film released ,the high court of Allahabad sued/charged the producers for showing a murder in the courtroom. Immediatly after that , there were two actual court room murders and the charges against Andha Kanoon were dropped. See more »

Goofs

When Hema Malini was about to arrest Rajnikant after recording the confession, Hema was playing it but soon after the conversation, a song April Fool Banaya was playing. If it was recording and after the microphone was cut, then it should still record without audio, so how does it play a song after the recording is played back? See more »

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Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan: [after killing Ram Gupta in the Court premises] Your law cannot punish any one person twice, for the same crime.
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Connections

Referenced in Patton Ki Bazi (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Rote Rote Hasna Seeko
(Happy)
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Performed by Kishore Kumar
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The law gives nothing but takes life
26 November 2007 | by gavin_coolhgrSee all my reviews

Three men, Amar (Prem Chopra), Akbar (Danny Denzongpa) & Anthony (Pran) are responsible for destroying some members of Vijay Kumar Singh (Rajnikanth) family twenty - two years ago in front of his eyes. However, he made a very deploring plan in destroying these three men by killing them one by one and making it look like accidents, when he was successful in doing so. He met an honorable man named Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan (Amitabh Bachchan), years later Mr. Khan had a very happy family consisting of his wife Zakhiya Khan (Madhavi) and daughter. However, he works as an honest forest officer. One day he caught some loggers cutting lumbers and exporting them illegally, one of them, named Shri Ram Gupta (Amrish Puri) try to bribe him. But he refuse to accept a bribe. On refusing, Mr. Shri Ram Gupta decides to blame him for his own murder. His case is try ed in court and he is awarded a 14 years imprisonment, while in jail, he is aware of his wife committing suicide and his daughter too. After releasing from jail, one day, he is aware of Mr. Shri Ram Gupta is alive, on seeing him alive, Mr Khan, decides to kill him and have his revenge taken.


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