Qurbani (sacrifice) was a blockbuster movie of 1980. It has quite a few chartbusting songs that are still popular. I am sure you remember, Aap jaisa koi mere zindagi me aaye, Hum tumhe chahate hain aise, Laila mein laila, and Kya dekhte ho.

This movie starred Zeenat Aman, Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna and Amjad Khan.

I have not seen this movie till date! I have only heard it!


I have already told you about the theatre in the colony we stayed in my childhood. Sometime we would all go to movies there. My mother, in her infinite wisdom, would sometimes take only one us sisters. So, if I got to go to a movie, my sister would go to the next one. Mind you, not all movies were subject to this method. For some of the them the whole family would go. What were the criteria based on which my mother made these decisions is still a mystery!

The fact remains that we (me and my sister) never once protested this random thing. If my mother did not take one of us, the other would simply not go. Not once do I remember either of us making a fuss or crying or anything. It is not that our mother was a strict disciplinarian or that we were being punished for something. Maybe she had some reasons that she did not share with us. We just never questioned her. I cannot imagine any such behaviour from the kids of this generation (mine included). May be we (my sister and I) were simpletons or dunderheads! ๐Ÿ˜€

Anyway, so this movie, my sister got to go. She came back and the next day, enacted the whole movie to me! The story, with dialogues, songs and fights were all excellently recreated for my benefit. Honestly speaking, I do not remember the story much. I only remember my sister’s reenactment. It was almost like I was in the theatre myself. I remember really enjoying her retelling the movie for me. It was like an exclusive show just for me!

This is what I remember about the story, there is a cop (Amjad Khan, for once playing a good guy), a thief (Feroz Khan), his friend (Vinod Khanna) and a singer (Zeenat Aman). Both the friends love the singer. But both the friends are prepared to sacrifice their love for the other. There is a cop chasing one of the friends for something or the other. In between, he can belt out a song or two. ๐Ÿ™‚

The beared drummer is the cop!

The A2Z challenge 2019 is going to be all the movies that have left an impact on me someway or the other. Some have made me think. Some that I like a lot, some that I really hated. But all of them have left a memory behind which makes the movie more special than the rest. They may not be all classics or iconic but they are close to my heart.

A is for Andhadhun. B is for Bazaar. C is for Conan, the Barbarian. D is for Dushman. E is for Enter the Dragon. F is for Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them.G is for Galimathu.H is for Hidden Figures. I is for Ishq.J is for Jaane bhi do yaaron.K is for Kshana Kshanam.L is for La La Land.M is for Mirch Masala. N is for Newton.O is for Once More. P is for Preminchukundam Ra