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Hero (1983)

  • Release Date16/12/1983
  • GenreAction, Romance, Drama
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time173 mins
  • Length4739.66 meters
  • Number of Reels18
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate NumberU-1527-MUM
  • Certificate Date05/12/1983
  • Shooting LocationFilmistan, Film City, Essel, Chandivali, Mehboob


Retd. Police Commissioner Srikant Mathur has deep rooted enemity with a notorious Out-law Pasha, for years and now Srikant has an opportunity to convict Pasha in Court and send him to gallows.

Meanwhile Pasha, in jail, orders his adopted son, a renowned gangster named Jackie Dada to prevent Srikant from appearing in Court. In response Jackie kidnaps the beautiful young daughter of Srikant and holds her as Ransom for 18 days in a remote area.

While the Police, along with Srikant and his adopted Son, Damodar, a Police Officer, are searching for their daughter Radha-She is getting friendly and close to Jackie and his gang believing them to Police Officers - And it becomes a Love Story between the two till Jackie confesses his guilt to Radha of kidnapping her - But it is too late for them to be separated. So she convinces him to surrender himself to her father and the Law - So that he can prove himself a HERO. 

Jackie is sentenced for two years - when he comes back he faces the worse situations than ever - painful, thrilling, electrifying. 

Radha's father and family have strong hatred for Jackie.

Pasha has escaped from Jail to avenge against Jackie.

Circumstances created by Damodar bring one more Villain Jimmy who is adamant to get married to Radha and Srikant has accepted him.

All odds are against Jackie but still, his promise to be a Hero puts him under the strange drama of turmoils and tortures. But he fights and comes out a winner - HOW?

See this biggest emotional Dram - an interesting Love Story of a Criminal - A musical treat with action - conceived in an inimitable style by Producer-Director SUBHASH GAI.

A Musical Entertainer with fresh faces.

HERO - A movie for everybody to - Six to Sixty.

(From the official press booklet)



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