Satte Pe Satta

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Satte Pe Satta
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Directed by Raj N. Sippy
Written bySatish Bhatnagar
Kader Khan
Jyoti Swaroop
Produced byRomu N. Sippy
Starring Amitabh Bachchan
Hema Malini
Ranjeeta Kaur
Amjad Khan
Shakti Kapoor
Kanwaljeet Singh
Shobhini Singhp
Mac Mohan
Narrated by Kader Khan
CinematographyAnwar Siraj
Music by R.D. Burman
Gulshan Bawra (lyrics)
Rupam Chitra
Distributed by Shemaroo Entertainment
Release date
  • 22 January 1982 (1982-01-22)
Running time
166 minutes

Satte Pe Satta (lit.'Seven on Seven') is a 1982 Hindi action comedy film. It featured Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Amjad Khan, Ranjeeta Kaur, Sachin, Shakti Kapoor, Paintal, Sudhir, Inderjeet, Sarika, Kanwaljit Singh, Prema Narayan, Mac Mohan and Kalpana Iyer amongst others. It was adapted from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), and Kitna Badal Gaya Insaan (1957). The film was remade in Marathi as Amhi Satpute and in Sinhala as Peralikarayo. It was a blockbuster.



Satte Pe Satta is the story of seven brothers living on a large farmhouse. The first half of the movie shows the life of the brothers who grow up under the leadership of their oldest brother Ravi. Being orphans and uneducated, all seven brothers are unsophisticated bumpkins and lack social etiquette and hygiene. They live on a farm among animals. A sequence of events leads Ravi to fall in love with a nurse named Indu. Indu despises unruliness and chaos. Therefore, Ravi tricks her into believing that he has only 1 younger brother, Shani and thus Indu eventually marries him only to realize he has five more brothers, all uneducated and uncouth. Ravi's six brothers learn to adjust with a new woman in their lives as she does with them, trying to civilize them. Soon enough, they all fall in love with a group of six women, friends with a paraplegic heiress (and the feeling is mutual). Shortly things take a turn when Babu, Ravi's lookalike, is hired by the heiress's guardian, Ranjit Singh, to kill her for possession of her ancestral property.

Ranjit imprisons Ravi and sends Babu to impersonate him. Babu tries to murder Seema, but because of the shock, Seema regains control over her legs and is able to walk again. Babu spends many days with the family. Overcome with guilt, Babu confesses his true intent. The family forgives him because he did not take advantage of Indu. Babu takes the brothers to Ranjit's lair where they rescue Ravi and defeat Ranjit.Babu also gets united with Ravi's family.


Amitabh Bachchan Ravi Anand / Killer Babu (dual role) (lookalikes)
Hema Malini Indu R. Anand
Sudhir Som Anand
Shakti Kapoor Mangal Anand
Paintal Budh Anand
Kanwaljit Singh Guru Anand
Vikram SahuShukra Anand
Sachin Shani "Sunny" Anand
Ranjeeta Kaur Seema Singh
Vijayendra Ghatge Shekhar (Ravi's Friend)
Sarika Sheela (Shekhar's Wife)
Goga Kapoor Rowdy in bar
Amjad Khan Ranjit Singh
Mac Mohan Ranjit's Henchman
Kalpana Iyer Ranjit's Mistress
Prema Narayan Mangal's Girlfriend
Madhu MalhotraBudh's Girlfriend
Asha Sachdev Guru's Girlfriend
AradhanaSom's Girlfriend
Rajni SharmaShani's Girlfriend
Nazneen Shukra’s Girlfriend
ManmaujiHospital Watchman
Kader Khan Narrator


The lyrics were written by Gulshan Bawra and music was composed by Rahul Dev Burman. [1]

Song TitleSingers
"Dilbar Mere"

Kishore Kumar, Annette Pinto

"Dukki Pe Dukki Ho" Asha Bhonsle, Kishore Kumar, Bhupinder Singh, Sapan Chakraborty, Rahul Dev Burman
"Jhuka Ke Sar Ko Puchho"Asha Bhonsle, Sapan Chakraborty, Kishore Kumar
"Mausam Mastana" [2] Asha Bhonsle, Dilraj Kaur, Annette Pinto, Chorus
"Pariyon Ka Mela Hain"Kishore Kumar
"Pyar Hamen Kis Mod Pe"Kishore Kumar, Bhupinder Singh, Rahul Dev Burman, Sapan Chakraborty, Gulshan Bawra
"Dilber Mere"Kishore Kumar
"Zindagi Milke Bitayenge"Kishore Kumar, Bhupinder Singh, Sapan Chakraborty, Rahul Dev Burman

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