Satte Pe Satta (1982)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 40 mins

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This dramatic family saga tells the story of seven brothers living on a large farmhouse. The first half of the movie shows the life of the brothers who grew up under the dominance of their oldest brother Ravi (Amitabh Bachchan). Being orphans and uneducated, all seven brothers are unsophisticated bumpkins and lack social etiquette and hygiene. They live on a small farm among animals. A sequence of events leads Ravi to fall in love with a nurse named Indu (Hema Malini). Indu despises unruliness and chaos. Therefore, Ravi tricks her into believing that he has only 1 younger brother, Shani and thus Indu eventually marries him only to realize he has five more brothers all uneducated and uncouth. Ravi's six brothers learn to adjust with new woman in their lives as she does with them, trying to civilize them. Soon enough, they all fall in love with a group of six women, friends with an heiress (and the feeling is mutual). Shortly things take a turn when Babu, Ravi's lookalike, is hired by the heiress's guardian, Ranjit Singh, to kill her for possession of her ancestral property.

Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini

Crew: Raj N Sippy (Director), Anwar Siraj (Director of Photography), Rahul Dev Burman (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama

Release Dates: 22 Jan 1982 (India)

Hindi Name: सट्टे पे सत्ता

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Did you know? Renowned writer and actor, Kader Khan's unique voice was used for the narration of this movie. Read More
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as Ravi Anand / Babu
as Indu R. Anand
as Ranjit Singh
as Guru's girlfriend
as Drunk in bar
as Narrator
as Ranjit's assistant
as Guru Anand
as Ranjit's Henchman
as Budh's girlfriend
as Seema Singh
as Bartender
as Mangal Anand
as Shekhar




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Reference: Johnny Gaddaar (Hindi)
Remade as: Satte Pe Satta (Hindi)
Remade as: Jaggu (Kannada)
Renowned writer and actor, Kader Khan's unique voice was used for the narration of this movie.

This movie is an adaptation of the Hollywood film Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954).

Annette Pinto gargled a tune to create a score for the evil look-alike Babu character played by Amitabh Bachchan.

Hema Malini was 9 months pregnant with her daugher Esha Deol. In "Pariyon Ka Mela Hain", she is seen wearing a shawl to cover her stomach.

The drunk scene of Amitabh Bachchan was shot in sync sound. The sound of the camera whirling in the background can be heard.