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Return of Jewel Thief is a 1996 Indian Hindi film directed by Ashok Tyagi. It is a sequel to the original 1967 film Jewel Thief, that starred Dev Anand and Ashok Kumar who reprise their roles in this film. The cast of the film also includes Dharmendra, Jackie Shroff, Shilpa Shirodkar and Anu Agarwal.

Return of Jewel Thief
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Film poster
Directed byAshok Tyagi
Produced byT.P. Aggarwal
Written byRanbir Pushp
Sanjay Nirupam
StarringDev Anand
Ashok Kumar
Jackie Shroff
Music byJatin-Lalit
CinematographyKamalakar Rao
Release date
  • 18 October 1996 (1996-10-18)



The British Government agrees to lend the priceless Kohinoor diamond for an exhibition to the multi-billionaire Vinay Kumar, on posting the security of Vinay's jewel collection worth Rs.500 billion. Despite top security, the Kohinoor diamond gets stolen. The prime suspects are Vinay himself, as simultaneously his jewel collection posted as security goes missing; Police Commissioner Surya Dev Singh, the very last person to have supposedly handled the diamond as also being the son of Prince Arjun, the jewel thief from the original film; Con-man Johnny, who has acquired a reputation of being a jewel thief; Jukaso, a gangster of international repute; and Chief Minister Neelkanth who had, in the presence of Surya Dev Singh, kept the Kohinoor in his safe. With the Chief Minister and the Police Commissioner themselves suspects, no one really knows who the real criminal is.



The soundtrack and background score was composed by Jatin Lalit and all the lyrics were penned by Anand Bakshi. With the huge star-cast, the good assembly of singers are Kumar Sanu, Asha Bhosle, Abhijeet, Udit Narayan, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Alka Yagnik, Vinod Rathod, Sudesh Bhosle, Mohammed Aziz, Bali Brahmbhatt and Vijeta Pandit.

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Aa Meri Janam" Abhijeet, Alka Yagnik
2 "Shaher Mein Shor" Asha Bhosle
3 "Chehra Haseen Hai" Udit Narayan, Kavita Krishnamurthy
4 "Aaj Ka Din" Kumar Sanu, Abhijeet
5 "Jug Magati Hai" Kumar Sanu, Mohammed Aziz, Bali Brahmbhatt, Alka Yagnik & Vijeta Pandit
6 "O Jaan Jaan Jaani" Vinod Rathod, Asha Bhosle
7 "Aaja Re Aaja Sajna" Alka Yagnik
8 "Shaher Mein Shor" Sudesh Bhosle

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