Joshilaay is a 1989 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Sibte Hassan Rizvi. The film stars Sunny Deol, Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Rajesh Vivek. The music was composed by R. D. Burman.
|Directed by||Sibte Hassan Rizvi|
|Written by||Javed Akhtar|
|Produced by||Sibte Hassan Rizvi|
|Edited by||I. M. Kunnu|
|Music by||R. D. Burman|
New World Enterprises
|10 March 1989|
The film revolves around two men - Dara (Sunny Deol) and Karan (Anil Kapoor). Both were wronged by Jogi Thakur (Rajesh Vivek) and his partner Raja Singh (Kulbhushan Karbandha). Dara was separated from his family and left near a circus where he was brought up and Karan's family was murdered in front of him. After Jogi and Raja rob a village, they are nabbed by the police. In the chase, Raja betrays Jogi and hands him over to the police, running away with the loot himself.
Twenty years later, Raja Singh has become Raja Saab, a dreaded ruler of many villages and a respected man. Dara and Karan are both grown men now thirsting for revenge. Where Dara is the fun and witty type, Karan is the silent and angry type. They are helped in their quest by Gulabo (Sridevi) who is Dara's girlfriend and Mangala (Meenakshi Sheshadri) who is Karan's girlfriend. Jogi Thakur is also released from jail and thirsts for revenge against Raja. The twists occurs when Dara wants Jogi Thakur alive to find who his parents were and Karan wants Jogi Thakur dead.
Dara and Karan eventually become friends. They confront Jogi Thakur and Raja Saab and drag them to death.
The film was mostly directed by Shekhar Kapur, who left the movie mid-way. Sibte Hasan Rizvi took over and completed the film. The film have best locations and photography, all the movie was shot in Leh and Ladakh.
- Sunny Deol as Dara
- Anil Kapoor as Karan
- Sridevi as Gulabo
- Meenakshi Sheshadri as Mangala
- Satish Kaushik as Bachchu Lal
- Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Raja Singh / Raja Sahib
- Rajesh Vivek as Jogi Thakur
- Bharat Bhushan as Mangala's Father
- Hemant Mishra as Surkhiya
- Anirudh Agarwal as Damroo
- Satyen Kappu as Circus Manager
- Pradeep Rawat as Goon
- Deep Dhillon as Goon
|"Joshilaay Woh Shehzade"||Kishore Kumar|
|"Dhar Dham Chak Lag Gayi"||Asha Bhosle|
|"Na Ja Jaan-E-Jaan, Na Ja, Na Ja Jaan-E-Jaan"||Asha Bhosle, R. D. Burman|
|"O Dhola Dhol Manjira Baje Re"||Asha Bhosle, Suresh Wadkar|
|"Dhak Dhak Jiya Kare, Jane Kya Piya Kare"||Asha Bhosle, Usha Mangeshkar|
- Chaudhuri, Diptakirti (2015). Written by Salim-Javed: The Story of Hindi Cinema's Greatest Screenwriters. Penguin Books. p. 159. ISBN 978-93-5214-008-4.