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Cobra (1980)

  • GenreAction
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Length3981.59 meters
  • Number of Reels16
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number90829
  • Certificate Date27/08/1980
  • Shooting LocationNew Theatre Studio, Essel Studio, Filmistan

Shomu, is a Karate Champion of an Academy run by a monk called Guruji. The entire possession of Shomu’s world is his fiance Rita, his younger sister Kanchan and his love for the Art of Karate. Rita who is a CBI officer has lied to her lover with a heavy heart in her call for the duty of the nation. She has been selected by (CBI Officer) to infiltrate into the Academy of Karate and Cultural Arts master minded by one Mr. Ajit Singh and his only son Tiger. CBI have reasons to suspect that the annual competitions of Karate is only just a chief front for the numerous underground activities of which exporting of Heroine is the chief operation.


Gopal, a representative of Ajit Singh invites Shomu to participate in the competitions which are being held the following week. Shomu accepts the invitation proudly. Guruji forbids Shomu from going. Shomu is told by Guruji that Amrish one of the best Karate Champion from my school had also been requested and had gone and returned without his legs. Ajit Singh had asked him to join him in his activities and Amrish had refused. Today, Amrish is a cripple for life, hanging around the gates of the Academy for a chance to take revenge of Ajit Singh.


In the meantime, Rita is in trouble, her cover has been blown and she comes into clutches of Ajit Singh. CBI officer sends Dipak to infiltrate, save Rita’s life and bring proof of the underground activities.


When the game is coming to an end, Ajit Singh flees only to be caught by the waiting Amrish who fulfills his dream by killing Ajit Singh.


Rita and Shomu are united and marriage becomes the last assignment.


(From the official press booklet)