Synopsis: Vijay Varma (Amitabh Bachchan) and Ravi Kapoor (Shatrughan Sinha) are two close childhood friends. When they thought they have matured enough they decides to enter law policy: one as a police officer and another as a lawyer. There lives takes a turn when both reaches a woman named Sheetal Sahni (Zeenat Aman) at different places and time respectively. Both fell in love with her and does not relate each others emotion to one another. Then an old enemy of Vijay named Mr. Daaga (Prem Chopra) enters the scene and deploys such a way that will create misunderstandings between the two friends forever.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Raj Khosla
Production: Yash Raj Films
152 min

Two students will now perForm

the last programme ofthe evening

Their height is... six feet.

They are ex-students

of this school.

My word, l haven't seen

such pranksters.

They were vey good friends.

And they are even now.

Their friendship bears a song.

Which they have composed themselves.

They have agreed to sing it

on my insistence.

l hope they find their rhythm.

l say this because...

one ofthem is a police inspector.

And the other a lawyer.

''Even if the world..turns an


''Even if the world..turns an


''may our friendship

always live on''

''Even ifthe world

turns an enemy...''

''may our friendship

always live on''

''May our friendship

always live on''

''Even if the world..turns an


''May our friendship

always live on''

''Those days of our dreams,

those days of our books...''

''those nights of questioning,

those days of answers''

''We have spent many years

here together...''

''it's here that we played together,

and grew up''

''Our childhood was

so vey romantic...''

''may our friendship

always live on''

''Even ifthe world

turns an enemy...''

''may our friendship

always live on''

''Even in death,

we shall not separate...''

''this much we have sworn

to each other in our friendship''

''Whenever someone asks us

where we live...''

''we tell them that we live

in each other's hearts''

''We have no other abode...''

''may our friendship

always live on''

''Even ifthe world

turns an enemy...''

''may our friendship

always live on''

''May our friendship

always live on''

''Even if the world..turns an


''May our friendship

always live on''

Has the gold arrived?

- Yes.

All right. When can we pick it


Today itself.

l am floored!

Not exactly, Baby.

You're vanquished.

What about the money?

- Ask Tiwari.

He looks aRer the transactions

and accounts.

All right. But who will come

to pick it up?


At Malighat. Sharp 4 p.m.

ls that 533285?

- Yes.

l wish to speak to Inspector

Vijay Varma from the special branch.

Go on. l am

InspectorVerma speaking.

A gold consignment is arriving

at Malighat at 4 pm.

Who is receiving it?- You might

be knowing him. Balwant.

See you tomorrow evening.

Come in. The door is open.

Balwant's briefcase contained

500,OOO worth of gold.

100/o is your share. That is



- Keep it there.

Won't you count it?

-You must have counted it.

Any news of Balwant?

He's hiding in East View lodge

in Kalina.

Tony, where do you get

this information from?

He'll vanish from Bombay for good

ifyou don't arrest him today,


There's nothing to panic.

Bombay's highly reputed criminal

Iawyer will fight Balwant's case.

l got it, Mr Daaga.

Tomorrow is Sunday. He will be

bailed out on Monday.

Fine. But l think it's difficult

to free Balwant from this case.

What's the use of my fees

if l don't free your man?

Rest assured.

l'll be prepared for the case.

l hear, you and Inspector Vijay

are vey good friends.

Absolutely true.

Our friendship dates back to our

childhood. We studied together.

l was thinking ifyou could talk...

- No. No way, Mr Daaga.

Vijay is a police officer.

And l am a lawyer.

lt has happened many times


He has arrested many criminals,

and l have freed them.

But our friendship still prevails

because he hasn't questioned me...

...about my profession. Nor l

have interFered in his work.


Think ofthe devil, and here he


We must leave.

Where were you all these days?

-Right here. Shall we play a set?

ARer them.-l have taken one

more case ofyours.

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Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar (born 17 January 1945) is an Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri (1999), Padma Bhushan (2007), the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as five National Film Awards. more…

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