The Great Gambler

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Jai (Amitabh Bachchan) is an expert gambler, and has been so as long as he can remember, and has never lost a game. These skills bring him to the attention of the underworld don Saxena (Utpal Dutt), who is interested in hiring him for winning large amounts of money from rich people and then influencing them into doing whatever he wants. Jai agrees to do so, and plays successfully, though unknowingly to entrap a patriotic Indian named Nath (Jagdish Raj) who works for the government. After losing large amounts of money, he is blackmailed into revealing the blueprints of a top-secret military laser weapon that hit any target within 50 miles. When the Indian police come to know of this, they assign the case to Inspector Vijay, who is asked to apprehend Jai at any cost. The only problem is that Inspector Vijay is Jai's look-alike, and is not at all a good gambler. After this Jai and Vijay's professional...

  1. Vikramaditya


  2. Shakti Samanta


  3. Ranjan Bose


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  1. Amitabh Bachchan

    Amitabh Bachchan

    Jay / Insp. Vijay

  2. Zeenat Aman

    Zeenat Aman


  3. Neetu Singh

    Neetu Singh


  4. Prem Chopra

    Prem Chopra

    Ramesh / Abbasi

  5. Utpal Dutt

    Utpal Dutt


  6. Madan Puri

    Madan Puri

    Ratan Das

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Status Released

Original Language Hindi

Runtime 2h 42m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • March 15, 1979



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