Return of Jewel Thief (1996)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 39 mins

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The British Government admits to taking the priceless Kohinoor diamond from India, but agree to loan it for an exhibition to a multi-millionaire Vinay Kumar. Vinay arranges for top security of this diamond, but it does get stolen. The prime suspects are himself, as he was accused of stealing jewellry several years ago; Police Commissioner Surya Dev Singh, the very last person to have handled the diamond, and being the son of Prince Arjun, a jewel thief; Con-man Johnny, who has acquired a reputation of being a jewel thief; Jukaso, a gangster of international repute; and Chief Minister Neelkanth. With the Chief Minister and the Police Commissioner themselves suspects, no one really knows who the real criminal is, as the crime unfolds, only one of the above has the real diamond, and will not part with it under any circumstances.

Cast: Dev Anand

Crew: Ashok Tyagi (Director), Kamalakar Rao (Director of Photography), Jatin Pandit (Music Director), Lalit Pandit (Music Director)

Genres: Crime

Release Dates: 18 Oct 1996 (India)

Hindi Name: रेतुर्न ऑफ़ ज्वेल थीफ

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Did you know? The film was released 29 years after its prequel Jewel Thief (1967), making it a Bollywood record. Read More
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as Vinay Kumar
as British High Commisioner
as Princess Vishaka
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as Police Commissioner Surya Dev Singh
as Johnny
as Chief Minister Neelkanth
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The film was released 29 years after its prequel Jewel Thief (1967), making it a Bollywood record.

Anu Aggarwal was signed and shot several scenes, but walked out of the film after director Ashok Tyagi misbehaved with her at a party.