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  • NR
  • 1980
  • 2 hr 46 min
  • 7.0  (2,982)

Shaan is an epic Bollywood action thriller from 1980 that stars Sunil Dutt, Shashi Kapoor, and Amitabh Bachchan in lead roles. The movie was directed by Ramesh Sippy, who had previously directed the classic Hindi movie Sholay. The film was produced by G.P.Sippy and Raj Sippy and features a thrilling storyline about a group of vigilantes who take on an evil industrialist and his gang of criminals.

The movie starts with a multi-millionaire named Durga Das (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) who is planning to construct a nuclear power plant in India. However, he wants to get the land at a low cost, so he sets out to force the villagers to sell their land to him. Unwilling to sell their land, the villagers turn to an ex-police officer named Shiv Kumar (Sunil Dutt) for help. Shiv is a retired officer who is living with his mother (Nirupa Roy) and his sister (Bindiya Goswami). He agrees to help the villagers and decides to gather a group of people with unique skills who can help him take on Durga Das and his gang of criminals.

Shiv recruits Shaka (Amitabh Bachchan), an explosives expert who is currently in jail, but he agrees to help Shiv in exchange for his freedom. He also enlists the help of Ravi (Shashi Kapoor), a pilot who has a score to settle with Durga Das. Together, Shiv, Shaka, and Ravi lead a group of vigilantes who are determined to take down Durga Das and his criminal empire.

The plot of the movie is full of twists and turns, involving a love triangle between Shaka, Ravi, and Sheetal (Parveen Babi), who is Durga Das's secretary. There's also a subplot involving a journalist named Renu (Bindiya Goswami), who is investigating Durga Das's illegal activities, and a romance between her and Shiv.

The movie has some memorable action sequences, including a scene where Shaka escapes from jail by jumping off a moving train, and another scene where Shiv and his team chase Durga Das's helicopter on motorcycles. The film's climax is a thrilling action sequence set in Durga Das's secret underground lair, where he has stored nuclear weapons.

The music of the film was composed by R.D. Burman and includes some classic songs like 'Yamma Yamma' and 'Jaane Jaan.' The film's cinematography by S. Ramachandra is outstanding, capturing the beautiful landscapes of rural India and the city of Mumbai.

Shaan was a box office success and is considered a classic Hindi movie. It's known for its memorable characters, thrilling action sequences, and excellent music. The movie also features some standout performances by Sunil Dutt, Shashi Kapoor, and Amitabh Bachchan. Sunil Dutt plays Shiv Kumar with a calm and collected demeanor, while Shashi Kapoor brings his charm to the role of Ravi. Amitabh Bachchan steals the show as Shaka, delivering powerful dialogues and performing some incredible stunts.

Overall, Shaan is a must-watch movie for fans of Bollywood action thrillers. It's a timeless classic that has stood the test of time and remains a favorite among movie lovers to this day.

Shaan is a 1980 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 46 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

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    7.0  (2,982)