Producer by: F.C. Mehra
Director: Umesh Mehra & L. Faiziev
Music by: R.D. Burman
The fabled honest woodcutter Ali Baba battles the arch villain Abu Hasan in this version of the much, loved story of “Ali Baba Aur 40 Chor” (Ali Baba and the forty thieves). While Ali Baba is waiting for his father Yusuf’s return from a long journey, a mysterious woman comes asking about Yusuf’s return route. Yusuf’s caravan is crossing the dam, which provides water to the city of Gulabad, when Abu Hasan and his band of 40 thieves blow up the dam and disappear into the mountains. Yusuf is saved by King Tabrez. By the time Ali Baba reaches the king’s place he learns that the evil Shamsher has killed Yusuf and the king. How Ali Baba rebuilds the dam, avenges his father’s death, meets Marjina whom he has rescued from Shamsher, and discovers that Abu Hasan is none other than….
“A spectacular adventure film…A fantasy for all ages” – Evening News of India, Delhi.
“The latest version, no doubt, delights with its spectacular picturisation of both dances and fights” – Hindustan Times.
“The story of Ali Baba has been presented in a spectacular and entertaining manner” – Loksatta
Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri
“Khatuba Khatuba” – Asha Bhosle and chorus
“Jadugar jadu kar jayega” – Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle
“Sare shaher mein ek haseen” – Asha Bhosle
English Subtitles, All Region DVD, Digitally Re- mastered From the Original film, 5.1 Dolby Digital sound, Interactive menus of songs and scenes for easy access