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Total Votes: 25
Release Date 27 January, 1989
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Budget N/A
Box Office India ₹9 crores
Box Office Worldwide ₹18 crores
Genre, ,
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Sharda loses her husband & lives with her two young sons, Ram & Lakhan. She vows to avenge her husband’s death. When Ram & Lakhan grows up as matured men, she narrates the whole story to them. Now, will they be able to find the culprits & avenge their father’s death?

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Day-wise Box Office Collections

First Day₹0.10 crores
Saturday₹0.06 crores
Sunday₹0.13 crores
First Weekend₹0.29 crores
First Week₹0.48 crores
Lifetime India (net)₹9 crores
Worldwide Gross₹18 crores
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True Adj Domestic Net ₹229.5 (
) crores
True Adj Worldwide Gross ₹459 (
) crores

Movie Reception

Ram Lakhan is one of the classic and blockbuster movies of Indian cinema. It got a humongous response from the audience and opened strongly at the box office. The film maintained itself strongly in the theatres and made an excellent profit in its lifetime. Because of the success of the film, it was declared a blockbuster film.

Full Cast & Characters

Jackie ShroffPolice Inspector Ram Pratap Singh, Lakhan’s older brother
Anil KapoorSub Inspector Lakhan Pratap Singh, Ram's younger brother
RaakheeMrs. Sharda Pratap Singh, Ram-Lakhan's mothe
Amrish PuriBhishambar Nath
Madhuri DixitRadha Shastri
Dimple KapadiaGeeta Kashyap, Ram's love interest
Gulshan GroverKesariya Vilayati, 'Bad Man'
Paresh RawalBhanu Nath
Anupam KherRadha's father
Saeed JaffreyPolice Commissioner Arun Kashyap
Raza MuradSir John, the drug lord, Bhishambar's boss
Dalip TahilThakur Pratap Singh
Annu KapoorShiv Charan Mathur
MukriDhondu Nai
Subhash GhaiMan Singing on Motorcycle
Satish KaushikKanshiram

Fun Facts & Triva

  • Anil Kapoor's character "Lakhan" was highly liked by the audience.
  • The director Subhash Ghai wanted Shatrughan Sinha to play the role of "Ram" in the film.
  • Gulshan Grover's negative character Kesariya Vilayati became very popular along with his dialog,"Badman".
  • Madhuri Dixit's career got a big boost due to this movie.
  • It is speculated to be inspired from 1975 movie Deewar.
  • RD Burman was the first choice as the music director of the film but Subhash Ghai replaced him with the duo Lazmikant Pyarelal.
  • Sonika Gill faced a lot of criticism from the director Subhash Ghai during the shooting of the film.

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