Guru (1989 film)

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Directed by Umesh Mehra
Produced by G. Venkateswaran
Based onTamil film Kaakki Sattai
Starring Mithun Chakraborty
Shakti Kapoor
Music by Bappi Lahiri
Shiv Shakthi Productions Pvt. Ltd. Madras
Release date
  • 24 February 1989 (1989-02-24)
Running time
165 min.
Budget Rs 5 Crores

Guru is a 1989 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Umesh Mehra, starring Mithun Chakraborty, Sridevi (in a dual role) and Shakti Kapoor. [1] [2] [3] The film was a major commercial success. Incidentally, after 18 years, Chakraborty worked in a 2007 film of the same name.


The film's plot is based on Kaakki Sattai starring Kamal Haasan, a 1985 Tamil hit. [4]


Gaurav Shankar Shrivastav aka Guru's ambition is to become an upright Police officer, but unluckily he is not getting selected. His sole strength is his lady love Uma. As Mithun's ambition fails, he turns to alcohol, dacoity, and thugism. He finally joins Manu's lethal gang to take revenge on the Police force, which blocked his ambition. Rama (Uma's lookalike), is Vicky's important gang member. One day, Vicky gets the confidential message about an undercover cop in his Gang.




1"I Am A Bad Girl" Shailendra Singh, Alisha Chinai
2"Ghayal Ghayal" Bappi Lahiri, S. Janaki
3"Jaiyo Na Jaiyo Na" Shailendra Singh, Lata Mangeshkar
4"Aai Aai Yo" Asha Bhosle
5"Daru Kharab" Kishore Kumar

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