Insaan (1982 film)

Insaan (transl. Human) is a 1982 Indian Hindi-language action drama film, produced by Ved Khanna Mukesh Movies and directed by Narendra Bedi. It stars Vinod Khanna, Jeetendra, Reena Roy and music composed by Laxmikant–Pyarelal. Kishore Jariwala, brother of Bollywood actor Sanjeev Kumar, plays the role of an ex-soldier. The movie was among the last movies of Vinod Khanna before he took a hiatus from the Hindi film industry to join Rajneeshpuram in Oregon, USA.

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Theatrical release poster
Directed byNarendra Bedi
Written byRajindra Singh Bedi (dialogues)
Screenplay byNarendra Bedi
Story byVeena Bedi
Produced byVed Khanna
StarringVinod Khanna
Reena Roy
CinematographyKaka Thakur
Edited byWaman Bhosle
Gurudutt Shirale
Music byLaxmikant–Pyarelal
Mukesh Movies
Release date
  • 25 June 1982 (1982-06-25)
Running time
150 minutes


Shankar is a self-starter who is scorned and expelled from the family by his virago step-mother. However, he well-earns with his hard work and lives buoyant with his wife Sona and a child Munna. By this time, his heinous stepbrothers Narendra Singh, Roop, & Pardhu spoil their share. So, they plot to grab Shankar’s property and heir a malign Sher Singh to eliminate him, and he announces him as dead. Knowing it, Sona attempts suicide when she is rescued by an altruistic Ravi. Later, it becomes convenient for Sona protects herself from the clutches of her family, and also retrieve the property. Then, the blackguards besmirch the illicit relationships between them. So, to provide legitimacy to Sona & Munna Ravi marries her. Years roll by, and Ravi is tidy towards his family and dotes on Munna, but Sona stays far from him. Now, surprisingly Shankar returns alive. Being aware of the status quo, he remains silent in gratitude to Ravi. Here, learning the existence of Shankar Sona rushes to him and affirms the actuality which is overheard by Ravi. Meanwhile, Sher Singh and 3 brutal brothers abduct Munna. At last, Shankar & Ravi cease them when Ravi is severely injured while guarding Munna. Finally, the movie ends with Ravi leaving his breath reuniting Shankar & Sona.



The music of the film is composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal, with the lyrics by Anand Bakshi. The film features the superhit song "Saathiya, Tu Mere Sapnon Ka Meet Hai", sung by Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle.

Song Singer
"Holi Mein Haule Haule Dil Dole, Gori Ne Ghunghat Ke Pat Khole" Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi, Shailendra Singh
"Saathiya, Tu Mere Sapnon Ka Meet Hai" Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi
"Pee Li Thodi Bhang, Tabiyat Huyi Malang" Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi
"Raja Mori Baali Umar" Asha Bhosle
"Koi Na Jab Tera" (Fast) Kishore Kumar
"Koi Na Jab Tera" (Slow) Amit Kumar

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