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Dalaal is a 1993 Indian Hindi-language feature film directed by Partho Ghosh, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Ayesha Jhulka in leading roles, and Raj Babbar as the main antagonist. The film fetched good initial box-office collection primarily due to the songs composed by Bappi Lahiri. It was the eighth highest grossing Bollywood film of 1993.[1]

Release poster
Directed byPartho Ghosh
Produced byPrakash Mehra
Written by
  • Kaushal Bharati (story)
  • Tarun Ghosh (screenplay)
  • Anwar Khan
Music byBappi Lahiri
CinematographyN. Satyen
Edited byShyam Gupte
Distributed byEros Entertainment
Release date
  • 29 October 1993 (1993-10-29)



Dalaal is the story of the illiterate Bhola Nath, who escorts young women to meet with their brothers. Bhola is enthusiastic and works diligently to earn the respect of everyone around him; but one day, during the course of his duties, he meets a beautiful woman named Roopali, who makes him understand the true nature of his job: that of a pimp. Whether Bhola will realize his mistake and redeem himself forms the climax.



The Music of this movie was well appreciated with hit numbers like Gutur Gutur and was one of the final hit albums composed by Bappi Lahiri for a Mithun Chakraborty movie. It is also dubbed in Bengali.

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Gutur Gutur" Kumar Sanu, Bappi Lahiri, Alka Yagnik, Ila Arun
2 "Chori Chori Maine Bhi To" Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy
3 "Na Unees Se Kam" Kumar Sanu
4 "Thahre Huye Paani Mein" Kumar Sanu
5 "Mar Gaye Mar Gaye" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik
6 "Thahre Huye Paani Mein" Sadhana Sargam
7 "Mere Ramji Mere Bhagwanji" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik

Bengali VersionEdit

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Nithor Joler Buk" Kumar Sanu
2 "Bakam Bakam" Kumar Sanu, Bappi Lahiri, Alka Yagnik, Ila Arun
3 "Chupi Chupi Aami O To" Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy
4 "Sundori Jole Gelo Jole Gelo" Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik
5 "Na Uneser Kom" Kumar Sanu
6 "Nithor Joler Buk" Sadhana Sargam
7 "Probhu Ramhe Bhogobanhe" Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik


Dalaal received acclaim due to its music. Dalaal was among the super-hit films of 1993.


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