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Directed bySamir Ganguly
Written byKaushal Bharati
Produced bySurjit Aujla
Moushumi Chatterjee
Prem Chopra
Narrated byKaushal Bharati
CinematographyN.V Srinivass
Edited byV.K Naik
Music byR. D. Burman
Release date
7 July 1978
Running time
2 hours 30 min

Phandebaaz is a 1978 Bollywood action comedy romantic film directed by Samir Ganguly. Starring Dharmendra (in double role), Moushumi Chatterjee, Prem Chopra.[1] The actual heroine was Leena Chandavarkar in this movie but producer replaced Moushumi Chatterjee because she was unable to attend the shooting and she was telling to delay. Hema Malini had a guest appearance in one song.[2]


Rajkumar Kakkar (Dharmendra), a poor young man, visits to city and meets a lookalike rich person named Rana Shantidas (again Dharmendra) and impersonates him. He falls in love with a rich girl named Shanti (Moushumi Chatterjee) and discloses his true identity to her. Her father Diwan Bunny (Prem Chopra) refuses to accept him, but Rajkumar and Shanti both get married. Rana is blackmailed by Diwan, and him and Rajkumar gate swap and exchange places, but Rajkumar finds himself the target of a bloody pot, and will have to fight against all odds to defeat Diwan.



Music's were given by R. D. Burman and recorded by Rajkamal Kamalmandir. Lyricist was Anand Bakshi. Audiography was done by Mohinder Singh.[3] Some of the music had scored well.

# Title Singer(s)
1 "Abhi Gyarah Nahi Baje Kishore Kumar
2 "Tera Dimag Aur Mera Shabab" Asha Bhosle
3 "Duniya Me Paise Bina Kaise Ham Jiyenge" Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar
4 "Bade Bade Logo Ke Yaar Bade Bade Hai Raaz" Mohammed Rafi, Amit Kumar
5 "Mohabbat Me Aji Kya Aap Apna Imtihaan Lenge" Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar


  1. ^ "Pahandebaaz (1978) - Reviews, Cast, Crews & Release Date". Bookmyshow.
  2. ^ "Pahandebaaz (1978) - Review, Star Cast, News, Photos". Cinestaan. Retrieved 5 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Pahandebaaz (1978) - Pahandebaaz Songs Download". Gaana.