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Mehra, Prakash

Overview
Works: 37 works in 139 publications in 2 languages and 513 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Police films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Prakash Mehra
Zanjeer by Prakash Mehra( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Hindi and English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An upright cop sees himself transferred innumerable times in five years. Will he succumb to the pressures of the administration or will he make his voice heard above the din?
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homeless urchin, raised as a servant to Kaamna, falls in love with her, but her father Ramanath accuses him of theft and he is cast out. He finds a new employer but his employer falls in love with the same woman
Sharaabi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Hindi and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a spoilt but generous hearted alcholic son of an extremely rich and uncaring father
Namak halaal : Namaka halāla( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is about being loyal to the hand that feeds you, even if it means you lose everything in the process. Savitri gave up her son, Arjun to keep a promise to her dying husband. Savitri brings up Raja, while Arjun is raised by his Daddu. In order to make a man out him, his Daddu sends him to the city, where Arjun finds a job in a hotel owned by Raja. At the hotel Arjun meets and falls in love with a co-worker, Poonam. Raja grows up believing Savitri is his mother but when attempts are made on his life, he is led to believe that she is the person behind the attacks. A heartbroken Raja returns to the hotel where he meets Arjun & they become friends. Arjun watches helplessly as mother & son face off on what to do with Raja's inheritance. When another attempt is made on Raja at the hotel, Arjun decides to find out who is behind the attacks. Is it Savitri who is trying to kill Raja, so she can inherit everything? Or is it Nisha, Raja's love interest and cabaret dancer who will do anything for money?
Laawaris by Prakash Mehra( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man born illegitimately seeks his place in society. He finds his real father, but because of social structures, the father cannot openly accept him as his son
Haseena maan jayegi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kamal and Archana are in love with each other and got married. Shortly after their marriage, Kamal is called to the front as war has broken out. While preparing for war be meets with Rakesh his look-alike. Rakesh plans to kill Kamal and take his place with the beautiful Archana, but Kamal will not have him have his way, both fight and eventually Kamal emerges as the winner. He runs from the front and goes home to his wife, Archana who is happy to see him back. Army personnel think Rakesh has become a deserter and also think that Kamal is missing in action and believed dead. The army personnel notify Archana, who is thrown in a dilemma, is it Rakesh or Kamal that she has been spending time with?
Prakash Mehra's Namak halaal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Hindi and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular Hindi motion picture
Hera pheri by Priyadarshan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vijay and Ajay are hard working young men who specialize in Hera Pheri. Their jobs are not like those of normal people. They are con artists. They con bad guys into giving them money by various methods, which leads to a very comedy story. During one of their escapades, Ajay saves Aasha and later falls in love with her. Vijay on the other hand is busy trying to protect his mother from the man who murdered his father. Vijay has spent his life searching for the killer and will do anything to find him. But when the killer is finally found, he turns out to be Ajay's father. Vijay's misery knows no bounds as Ajau leaves his side to joiin his father in a life of crime. Kiran who works for Ajay's father consoles Vijay in his vulnerable state. When Vijay learns that he is surrounded by traitors, he doesn't know where to turn or who to trust."--Container insert
Haath ki safai( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raj, an orphaned pickpocket and thief, professes love for Kamini, a wealthy woman on the run to avoid a forced marriage. Raj, however, only uses Kamini to steal her necklace and get a reward for her return to her oppressive uncle. Although she tries again to escape her uncle's plans, her plight becomes increasingly difficult, and she is faced with an impossible choice: suicide or surrender to her uncle's wishes
Jaadugar = Jādugara( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-styled godman, Jagat Narayan, dupes the populace into believing that he can perform miracles and grant their heart's desires, in payment for which they bestow their wealth and resources upon his ashram. His son Shankar returns from studies abroad and is horrified at his father's criminal misconduct in the name of religion. He hires a professional magician named Goga to challenge and debunk the hoax, but Goga's own success proves a heavy intoxicant which he is unwilling to relinquish
Zindagi ek juaa = Zindagī eka juā( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent villager, Haria, travels to the city in search of work and ends up employed by a drug lord, J.J. Juhi, J.J.'s daughter, and Haria meet and marry, but when she discovers that her husband and father are dealing in dangerous drugs the shock turns her into an addict, resulting in her untimely death which Haria is determined to avenge
Ghungroo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[O]n his deathbed, the Emperor promises that his Senapati, Vikram Singh, will be treated like his son, and he will get married to a woman from a royal family. He also asks Vikram to obey every wish and whim of his wife, Ranimaa, to which Vikram agrees to. A few moments later the emperor passes away. After the formal mourning period is over, Ranimaa announces that she would like Vikram to marry Princess Priya. Vikram agrees to this, and soon Priya and he are married with great pomp and ceremony. After this marriage, Priya learns that Vikram really loves a prostitute named Kesarbai, and has only married her as he had promised to obey every wish and whim of Ranimaa. She also finds out that Kesar and Vikram had a baby girl as a result of this relationship. She complains to Ranimaa, and Ranimaa asks Kesar to take her child and leave this region, which she does. Years later, Ranimaa's second son meets with an attractive young woman named Renu."--RAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com) on IMDb website
Jwalamukhi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Savita's policeman lover is killed by a ruthless crime lord, prompting her to abandon her son Rajesh when he is born. Rajesh is brought up by Rai Saheb, who also has a son of his own, Vikram. Years later, Rajesh has grown up to be a police inspector, while Vikram is a customs officer. Both men are honest, diligent, and dedicated. These qualities get them into conflict with criminal don P.D., who possesses a secret document that links Rai to the murder of his wife, Sheela
Prakash Mehra's Muqaddar ka sikandar by Prakash Mehra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular Hindi motion picture
Ek hasina do diwane = Eka hasinā do divāne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set in India. Amar and Neeta, who are from two diverse cultures, get married. Neeta finds it difficult to cope with Amar's Indian way of thinking. She demands a divorce. Time and reasoning save them from mishap
Aakhri daku( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dalaal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simpleton and darling village guy is turned into a pimp even without knowing by a local politician and a local dada
Zanjeer by Prakash Mehra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mohabbat ke dushman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circa 18th century India, the beauty of Shamajaan is widely known all over the region. This gets the interest of notorious Shahbaaz Khan, who decides to make her one more wife in his harem
Mela( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, separated in childhood, eventually meet in conflict. Shakti Singh is now a bandit who controls a village. When a man of unknown caste buys land in the village that Shakti has sworn shall never be plowed, he faces possible death, and neither of the men knows the other is his long-lost brother
 
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Alternative Names
Meharā, Prakāśa

Mehra, Prakesh

Mehra, Prakesh 1939-2009

Prakāśa Meharā

Prakash Mehra

Prakash Mehra Film producer and director

Prakash Mehra Indiaas filmregisseur (1939-2009)

Prakash Mehra indischer Filmregisseur und Produzent des Hindi-Films

Prakash Mehra regista e produttore cinematografico indiano

Пракаш Мехра

پراکاش مهرا تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان هندی

প্রকাশ মেহরা

ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਮਹਿਰਾ

ಪ್ರಕಾಶ್ ಮೆಹರಾ

Languages
Hindi (116)

English (3)