Hindi Superman: 1987

R3LOAD.net sez, "YouTube is streaming the full move Superman, a 1987 Hindi remake of the Hollywood movie. Synopsis: In this Indian take on the classic superhero story, a young baby from the doomed planet Krypton is sent to Earth, where he is adopted by an elderly couple in India who name him Shekhar. After growing to an adult and learning about his origins and powers, he goes to the city in search of his school sweetheart, Gita, who has become a newpaper reporter. At the same time, Verma, Shekhar's rival for Gita's affection in their school days, has gone on to become a crime lord and general super-villain. Verma has hatched at plan to become rich by devastating part of India with natural disasters, then buying up all of the abandoned land."

Just watched 15 minutes of this and was hooked. Superman



  1. This is so awesome… didn’t realize they made a full Superman movie in Hindi…   was previously only familiar with this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yY-3hlxn2oU

    uh-oh…..  who’s the real Hindi Superman!!!!? 

  2. Interesting! Dharmendra and Ashok Kumar, playing Jor-El and Superman’s Earthly foster-father, respectively, are actually bona fide Bollywood superstars.

    Puneet Issar, who plays Superman himself, was a very vehement Duryodhana in Ravi &B.R. Chopra’s 1980’s Mahabharata TV series. He also starred in many of  the Ramsay brothers’ (Indian Hammer equivalent, only slightly more B) horror movies. AND he’s famous as the guy who very nearly killed superstar Amitab Bachchan during the shooting of COOLIE (1983). I can think of so many reasons to watch this and so few to wait.

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