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Fakira (1976)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 6 September 1976 (India)
In order to help the poor and needy; Vijay alias Fakira rob a gang leader, Chimanlal on multiple occasions of his cash and smuggled goods. This makes him a target of the police and ... See full summary »


C.P. Dixit (as Dixit)


S.M. Abbas (dialogue), R.K. Bannerjee (story) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shashi Kapoor ... Vijay / Nawab Jhumritalaya / Fakira
Shabana Azmi ... Neeta / Geeta
Asrani ... Popat
Aruna Irani ... Neelam
Danny Denzongpa ... Ajay / Toofan
Madan Puri ... Chiman Lal
Iftekhar ... Commissioner Sujit (Neeta's Father)
Achala Sachdev ... Neeta's Mother
Asit Kumar Sen ... Police Inspector (as Asit Sen)
Satyendra Kapoor ... School Master (as Satyen Kappu)
Purnima Purnima ... Vijay & Ajay's Mother
Ramesh Deo ... Ranjit
Mukri ... Chimanlal's Private Secretary
Jagdish Raj ... Roshan


In order to help the poor and needy; Vijay alias Fakira rob a gang leader, Chimanlal on multiple occasions of his cash and smuggled goods. This makes him a target of the police and Chimanlal himself; Chimanlal hires a man name Toofan to either capture Fakira or bring his dead body. Unknown to both Fakira and Toofan that they are biological brothers Toofan as Ajay and Fakira as Vijay who were separated at a very young age due to the trauma their family went through. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Release Date:

6 September 1976 (India) See more »

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Prithvi Pictures See more »
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Did You Know?


The producer called Vijay Arora's house to sign him for the film. His sister answered the phone and informed them that Vijay was out of town. She failed to pass the message to Vijay Arora and Shashi Kapoor was signed. See more »


Remade as Dongalaku Donga (1977) See more »

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Good masala entertainment
27 July 2012 | by gurdeepmann59See all my reviews

Shashi Kapoor and Danny Denzongpa play long-lost brothers and were separated in a fire caused by Madan Puri

Years later the pair meet with Shashi as the modern Robin Hood Fakira and Danny as the dangerous hit man Toofan However they are both as enemies because Fakira robs Madan Puri's goons and Madan Puri hires Toofan to bring Fakira to him

The direction is OK Music is good especially "Sunke Teri Pukar" and "Tota Maina Ki Kahani"

Shashi Kapoor and Danny Denzongpa are both awesome and brilliant in their roles Shabana Azmi is OK Asrani is good Mukri is funny Madan Puri excels Aruna Irani is good Asit Sen is OK The rest of the cast are funny

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