Loafer (1973 film)

Directed by A. Bhimsingh
Produced by R.C. Kumar
Starring Dharmendra
K.N. Singh
Music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal
Cinematography Rajendra Malone
Edited by A. Paul Durai Singham
Release dates
  • 12 March 1973 (1973-03-12)
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office 4,50,00,000[1]

Loafer is a 1973 Bollywood film directed by A. Bhimsingh. The film stars Dharmendra, Mumtaz, Padma Khanna, K.N. Singh.

The film was a "Hit" at the box office and ranked 7th in top grossers on 1973.[1]


Ranjit is a shiftless loafer and pickpocket working for a gang. He falls in love with Anju, but does not know she is spying on him for the leader of a rival gang. The gang leader tries to set a trap for Ranjit, but Anju warns him and he escapes. Ranjit also tries to help his friend, an apple vendor, pretend to be rich because he has lied to his daughter and said that he is a wealthy businessman. Meanwhile, Ranjit must steal some jewels before the other gang steals them first. With the aid of a walking dog toy he tries to steal the jewels and Anju tells the gang leader that she will no longer spy on Ranjit since she has fallen in love with him too.



Laxmikant Pyarelal has composed the music and Anand Bakshi has penned the lyrics. The song "Aaj Mausam Bada Beimaan Hai" was later used in the 2001 film Monsoon Wedding.[2]

No. TitleSinger(s) Length
1. "Koi Saheri Babu"  Asha Bhosle 04:30
2. "Main Tere Ishq Mein Marna Jaau Kahi"  Lata Mangeshkar 04:51
3. "Motiyon Ki Ladi Hoon Main"  Asha Bhosle 04:23
4. "Duniya Mein Tera Hai Bada Naam"  Mahendra Kapoor 05:49
5. "Aaj Mausam Bada Beimaan Hai"  Mohammad Rafi 06:18
6. "Kahan Hai Woh Deewana"  Asha Bhosle 05:39


  1. 1 2 "Box office 1973". Boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. Crew, Adrienne. "A viewer's guide to "Monsoon Wedding"". Salon. Retrieved 12 May 2011.
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