• Publication date: June 15, 2014

Amar Akbar Anthony

Three brothers separated and raised apart, as a Hindu, a Muslim and a Christian. When they reunite years later, Hilarity and adventure are bound to happen.

  • Publication date: June 15, 2014

Amar Akbar Anthony

Program data

Duration: 180

Production Year: 1977


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To flee his mob boss, an ex-convict leaves behind his wife and three kids, to fend for themselves. Soon after the mother goes blind, and is forced to abandon the kids who are separately adopted by a Hindu policeman, a Muslim tailor, and a Catholic priest. The Hindu-raised son becomes a policeman in his turn; his Muslim-raised brother becomes a singer; and the last son, played by Amitabh, becomes a happy-go-lucky Catholic who lives on the edge of the law.

The boys meet again after all these years, and find their life intricately intertwined in an unlikely outlandish plot. Furious action sequences intercepted by song numbers follows, the unlikely turn of events.  



  • Vinod Khanna as Inspector Amar
  • Rishi Kapoor as Akbar Ilhabadi/ Raju
  • Mitabh Bachchan as Anthony Gonzalves
  • Neetu Singh as Dr. Salma Ali
  • Parveen Babi as Jenny
  • Shabana Azmi as Laxmi
  • Nirupa Asmi as Laxmi

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

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