Naseeb (1981)

 ●  Hindi ● 3 hrs 18 mins

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This emotionally charged romantic drama delves into concepts about friendship, greed, love, and sacrifice through the struggles and successes in the life of two brothers, Johnny and Sunny. The brothers grew up under very difficult circumstances, but things are starting to look up as Johnny works as a waiter at his wealthy best friend Vicky's hotel, and both brothers have fallen in love. Johnny is in love with a beautiful singer, Asha and Sunny in love with Asha's younger sister, Kim. The fateful twist in the tale comes when Vicky also falls in love with Asha. Will Johnny sacrifice his love for the sake of friendship? What will happen when the brothers realise they are not orphans after all?
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Did you know? This film was remade in Tamil as Sandhippu (1983) and in Telugu as Trimurtulu (1987). Read More
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as John Jaani Janardhan
as Asha
as Damu
as Don
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as Raghu
Supporting Actress
as Raghu's eldest son
as Himself
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as Julie
as Sunny
as Ashok
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actress
as Vicky
Supporting Actress




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Remade as: Sandhippu (Tamil)
Spoofed in: Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (Hindi)
Revealing Mistakes
When Shatru's White car overturns, it has no engine.
Producer-Director Manmohan Desai originally wanted the trio of "Amar Akbar Anthony" to play the lead roles again in this film. However, Shatrughan Sinha replaced Vinod Khanna after the latter took a break from acting.

Almost the entire film industry assembled for the song sequence "John Jani Janardhan".

This film was remade in Tamil as Sandhippu (1983) and in Telugu as Trimurtulu (1987).

"Zindagi Imtihaan Leti Hain" was sampled from "Still I'm Sad" by Boney M.