Karz Chukana Hai

Karz Chukana Hai is a 1991 Indian Bollywood film directed and produced by Vimal Kumar. It stars Govinda and Juhi Chawla in pivotal roles.[1]

Karz Chukana Hai
कर्ज़ चुकाना है
Directed byVimal Kumar
Produced byVimal Kumar
Written byKader Khan (dialogues)
Screenplay byGyandev Agnihotri
Story byVimal Kumar
Juhi Chawla
Music byRajesh Roshan
CinematographyAnil Dhanda
Edited byPrakash Dave
Shivam Chitrya
Release date
  • 26 April 1991 (1991-04-26) (India)
Running time
165 min.


Atmaram (Kader Khan) has two sons, elder one is Vijay and younger one Ravi. He stays with his two sons and his wife. He works in a company whose boss is Shakti Kapoor ( Seth Usman). He is not honest with his work and normally relies on his elder son for his living hood.

Ravi meets Juhi Chawla who works in advertisement agency (part time). It is then shown that both of them study in same college and they fall in love.

Eventually, Atmaram is thrown out of job. Vijay supports family honestly but Ravi understands his father. Vijay has a little son who has heart ailment but Vijay can’t afford the treatment. Both the brothers fight but Atmaram is still indifferent.

Vijay overworks in his office and try to get extra money. One day, due to extreme exhaustion, Vijay falls off the height and dies. Ravi gives his father piece of mind and Atmaram started to realise his mistake.

On his cremation ceremony, Vijay’s father in law takes his daughter and grandson to his house. It is then Atmaram is broken and taken aback. He starts to rectify his mistakes, brings his daughter in law and grandson back home. He tries to get his grandson operated. For that, he needs to collect 25,000 rupees. He finally goes to Shakti Kapoor for job, but Shakti Kapoor insults him and throws him out. Atmaram then goes to look for other jobs but nobody employs him. He then takes up odd jobs- pulling rickshaw.

One day, Shakti Kapoor was travelling with 10 lakhs rupees and goons attack him. He is saved by Ravi. Shakti Kapoor offers him help, Ravi request him to take his father back on job.

Shakti Kapoor his impressed by his honesty and hard work and makes him supervisor of the godown. However, one of his colleague tries to bribe him. Eventually he is caught red handed as Atmaram informs his intentions to Shakti Kapoor.

The grandson of Atmaram falls sick and the doctor informs that the boy needs to get operated in a month’s time. Ravi had collected 10,000 rupees while he was at work, he gives all that money to Usman Seth and request him to pay this to Atmaram so that he feels independent and confident.

Usman Seth tells Atmaram that there’s a race for elderly and Atmaram decides to participate. He convinces the doctor to operate on his grandson and he shall pay rest of the money after winning the race. The goons who were about to rob Usman Seth plan to take revenge from Atmaram and the race ground where Ravi has face off with them.

Finally Atmaram wins the race but has heart attack while running and is taken to hospital. It is shown that finally he could repay what his son has done for him.



# Title Singer(s)
1 "Andaaz Bahkne Lagte" Udit Narayan, Sadhana Sargam
2 "Bheegi Hoon Main" Amit Kumar, Sadhana Sargam
3 "Tere Hathon Ne Chhua" Govinda, Amit Kumar, Sapna Mukherjee
4 "Karz Chukana Hai" Nitin Mukesh
5 "Karz Chukana Hai" (Sad) Nitin Mukesh
6 "Doctron Ki Toli Aai" Amit Kumar, Dinesh Hingoo
7 "Pahlwanon Kadardanon" Mohammed Aziz, Falguni Seth


  1. ^ "Karz Chukana Hai Movie Overview". Retrieved 7 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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