Salma is a beautiful young woman, who unfortunately becomes the obsession of Zafar Khan, a wealthy but evil man. While Zafar is imprisoned for his criminal activities, Salma gets married and has a son, Iqbal.
However when Zafar returns, he manufactures a tragedy which destroys the family – kills Salma's husband, causes her to lose her memory, and separates her from her son, Iqbal. Zafar then abducts Salma and begins living with her, even adopting an orphan boy, Sunny.
Iqbal grows up under the care of his uncle and becomes a handsome and dashing young man, the leader of the coolies. Will fate lead him back to his mother once more? Can Salma regain her lost memory? What will the relationship between Iqbal and Sunny be like? How will Iqbal wreak vengeance upon Zafar for destroying his family?
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman
Crew: Manmohan Desai (Director), Prayag Raj (Director), Peter Pereira (Director of Photography), Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar (Music Director), Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (Music Director)
Rating: U (India)
Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Release Dates: 14 Nov 1983 (India)
Hindi Name: कुली
Did you know?
Manmohan Desai originally proposed a sad ending for the film. Amitabh was to die in the climax, but it was decided that after Amitabh's real-life fight with death during the shoot, the audience would not accept his death in the movie. So the climax was changed and a happy ending was shot. Read More