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Directed byAnil Sharma
Produced bySattee Shourie
Written byShadb Kumar
Anil Sharma
Starring Dharmendra
Vinod Khanna
Jaya Prada
Music by Bappi Lahiri
CinematographyAnil Dhanda
Edited byA.R. Rajendran
Distributed byS.G.S Films
Release date
  • 22 February 1991 (1991-02-22)
Running time
197 minutes
Budget7.82 million (US$110,000)
Box office12.79 million (US$180,000)

Farishtay (transl.Angels) is a 1991 Hindi-language film directed by Anil Sharma. The movie features Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna and Rajinikanth . film was moderate commercial success at the box office.The film was produced by Mona Shourie Kapoor .



Gayatri (Swapna) lives with two close male friends, who she considers her brothers, by the names of Veeru (Dharmendra) and Dheeru (Vinod Khanna), who are small-time thieves, and con men, and are known to the local police. When Gayatri meets and falls in love with Police Inspector Arjun Thanghe (Rajinikanth), the duo are delighted and arrange her marriage with great pomp and ceremony.

Arjun is then assigned duties to a distant village, which is facing oppression at the hands of Raja Jaichand (Sadashiv Amrapurkar), who refuses to accept the Indian Government nor even acknowledge it, and rules the region like a dictator. Arjun attempts to set things right, but is killed in the process, and Gayatri loses her mind. Gayatri does find her way to contact her brothers, and is horrified to find them in the employ of the person who has killed her husband, none other than Mr. Jaichand.


ActorCharacter Name/Role
Dharmendra Virendra Kumar "Veeru"
Vinod Khanna Dhirendra Kumar "Dheeru"
Rajinikanth Inspector Ramojirao Ranojirao Shivajirao Gaekwad Jadichmul Arjun Tange
Jaya Prada Sheela,Veeru Love Interest
Sridevi Rasbhari,Dheeru Love Interest
Swapna Gayatri,Sister of Veeru and Dheeru/ Wife of Arjun Tange
Sadashiv Amrapurkar Raja Jaichand
Amrit Pal Gulshanchandra/Cockroach nephew of Raja Jaichand
Kulbhushan Kharbanda Police Commissioner/Sheela Grandfather
Dinesh Hingoo Sheela's Father
Shammi Mausi
Krishan Dhawan Uncle (Kaka)
Rajendra Nath Mohan Lal
Brahmachari (actor) Ramu
Javed Khan Amrohi
Manik Irani Chhediram
Huma Khan Angoori,dancer In a Bar
Bob Christo Terrorist Bob
A. K. Hangal Abdul
Beena Banerjee Mother of slain child
Syed Badr-ul Hasan Khan Bahadur Pandit
Guddi Maruti Pandit's Wife
Raj Kishore Vegetable Seller
Gautam Sarin Captain under Raja Jaichand
Bhushan Tiwari Bhushan,henchman of Raja Jaichand
Anand Balraj Andy
Viju Khote Raja Jaichand Soldiers / Guest Role in the song "Saat Kunwaron Mein Ek Kunwari"
Johnny Lever
Tom Alter All Foreign Terrorists Cameo/ Guest Role
Yunus Parvez


"Thode Se Farishtay, Thode Se Shaitan" Mohammed Aziz, Amit Kumar
"Is Sansar Mein Sabse Pyaara Bhai Behan Ka Pyaar Hai" (Happy)Mohammed Aziz, Amit Kumar, Anuradha Paudwal
"Is Sansar Mein Sabse Pyaara Bhai Bahen Ka Pyaar Hai" (Sad)Mohammed Aziz, Amit Kumar, Anuradha Paudwal
"Tere Bina Jag Lagta Hai Soona"Mohammed Aziz, Lata Mangeshkar
"Saat Kunwaron Mein Ek Kunwari"Lata Mangeshkar
"Jhanda Ooncha Rahe Hamara" (Female) Asha Bhosle
"Jhanda Ooncha Rahe Hamara" (Male) Shabbir Kumar
"Raja Ka Humne Baja Diya Baaja"Shabbir Kumar, Alka Yagnik

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