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Gair Kaanooni (1989)

  • Release Date1989
  • GenreAction, Drama
  • FormatColor
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time150 min
  • Length4486.01
  • Number of Reels18
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number88960
  • Certificate Date17/03/1989
  • Shooting LocationSeth Studios, Mehboob, Natraj, Filmalaya, Chandivali, Film City, Filmistan

Officer Kapil Khanna was a strict enforcer of the law. In order to gain evidence against the local mafia Don D'costa he seeked favour from his underworld friend Aazam Khan a man with a golden heart.

Aazam Khan was successful in securing evidence against D'costa but the mafia got wise to it and before Aazam Khan could reach the law. D'costa with the help of his friend Dalpat Dalal liquidated him. The blame of Aazam Khan's death was owned by a petty driver Nathulal for a price paid by Dalpat Dalal. Aazam Khan's little son Akbar swore vegenance against Police officer Kapil Khanna as he felt him responsible. Kapil Khanna's wife delivered a baby boy in the hospital of D'costa, so did Dalpat Dalal's wife to a baby girl. D'costa returned Dalpat's favour by interchanging the two on Dalpat's insistance. Kapil Khanna was enraged at this and he took to a legal  attle against the hospital authorities.

The court gave the custody of the little girl to Nathulal's wife Banto who worked as a casual labour in hospital. Banto named the little girl Lakshmi and groomed her to become an ace pickpocket in time to come. Dalpat Dalal's grooming saw son Om Narain into a con man and a play boy. Dalpat wanted Om to marry Rita the daughter of D'costa for financial gains.

But Rita had given her heart ot he local toughie Akbar Khan whose prime goal in life was to avenge the death of his father Azam Khan. Akbar waited twenty long years to confront the killer of his father Nathulal as he was in jail from Nathulal he learnt that the real culprit was Dalpat Dalal. Before Akbar Khan could strike he was jailed by police officer Kapil Khanna.

In the jail he came across Om Narain son of Dalpat Dalal who was serving term for fraud. The two clashed Akbar shot at Om Narain and injured him. Om lost his heart to Lakshmi during a battle of wits.

Did Kapil Khanna get his son back?
Did Akbar Khan avenge the murder of his father?
What happened to the romance of Lakshmi and Om?

For answers see S.M.S. Productions "GAIR KANOONI".

[from the official presss booklet]



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