Papa The Great is a 2000 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by K. Bhagyaraj. A remake of his own Tamil film Vaettiya Madichu Kattu (1998), it stars Krishan Kumar, Nagma and Master Bobby. The film focuses on a meek man who lives a peaceful life with his wife and son. However, things contort after he witnesses a murder committed by a dreaded gangster. It was released on 28 July 2000 and failed commercially.

Papa The Great
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Directed byK. Bhagyaraj
Produced byGulshan Kumar
Screenplay byK. Bhagyaraj
Nawab Arzoo (dialogue)
Story byK. Bhagyaraj
StarringKrishan Kumar
Nagma
Satya Prakash
Master Bobby
Music byNikhil–Vinay
CinematographyK. S. Prakash Rao
Production
company
Release date
  • 28 July 2000 (2000-07-28)
Running time
143 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

PlotEdit

Jai Prakash, an engineer, lives peacefully with his wife Pooja and son Sonu. The latter believes his father is a macho, but this is not true; Jai is meek, to the point that he would surrender rather than fight. But when Jai witnesses a murder committed by the dreaded gangster Raka, he must find the courage to testify in court.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Papa The Great is a remake of director K. Bhagyaraj's own Tamil film Vaettiya Madichu Kattu (1998).[4] It was produced by Gulshan Kumar of T-Series, and the screenplay was written by Bhagyaraj, while Nawab Arzoo wrote the dialogues.[3] Cinematography was handled by K. S. Prakash Rao.[1] The final cut of the film was 143 minutes.[5]

SoundtrackEdit

The soundtrack was composed by Nikhil–Vinay.[1][6]

All lyrics are written by Faaiz Anwar.

No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Papa The Great"Udit Narayan, Aditya Narayan6:00
2."Apni Si Lagti Hai"Sonu Nigam6:00
3."Husn Jawani"Harbhajan Mann5:02
4."O Rabba Mujhe"Udit Narayan, Anuradha Paudwal 
5."Mausam Badal Raha"Udit Narayan, Anuradha Paudwal5:25
6."Bindiya Saji Nahin"Udit Narayan6:10
7."Aao Humse Pyar"Kumar Sanu5:05
8."Nagri Nagri"Vinod Rathod, Anuradha Paudwal6:00

Release and receptionEdit

Papa The Great was released on 28 July 2000.[5] Critic Taran Adarsh wrote for Bollywood Hungama, "On the whole, [Papa The Great] lacks in qualities to have a safe ride at the box-office."[2] Made on a budget of 17,500,000 (equivalent to 54 million or US$760,000 in 2018), the film grossed 6,744,750 (US$95,000) worldwide, thus becoming a box-office bomb.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Papa – The Great Cast & Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 20 November 2019. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Adarsh, Taran (15 December 2000). "Papa – The Great Movie Review". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 20 November 2019. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Papa The Great | Cast". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 20 November 2019. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  4. ^ Rajitha (7 June 2000). "If not Papa The Great, then Kabbadi Kabaddi". Rediff.com. Archived from the original on 20 November 2019. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  5. ^ a b c "Papa The Great". Box Office India. Archived from the original on 9 July 2019. Retrieved 20 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Papa The Great". Gaana.com. Archived from the original on 14 September 2017. Retrieved 20 November 2019.

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