Captain Prabhakar: A Dubbed Version of Vijayakanth's 100th Film
Captain Prabhakar is a 1992 Hindi dubbed movie starring Vijayakanth, Ramya Krishna and Sarath Kumar. It is the Hindi version of the 1991 Tamil blockbuster Captain Prabhakaran, which was Vijayakanth's 100th film and earned him the nickname \"captain\".
The movie is directed by R.K. Selvamani and revolves around Prabhakaran, a sincere police officer who is assigned to find Veerabhadran, a sandalwood smuggler operating along the Tamilnadu-Karnataka border. On his mission, he uncovers the mystery behind Veerabhadran's actions and the true culprits behind them.
The movie is a thrilling action drama that showcases Vijayakanth's charisma and stunts. Ramya Krishna plays his love interest, while Sarath Kumar plays his friend and colleague. The movie also features Mansoor Ali Khan as the main antagonist and Komal Mahuvakar as his sister.
Captain Prabhakar was well received by the Hindi audience and was one of the successful dubbed movies of that time. The movie has some memorable songs composed by Ilaiyaraaja, such as \"Dil Mein Ho Tum\" and \"Tere Mere Pyar Ka\".
If you are a fan of Vijayakanth or action movies, you can watch Captain Prabhakar online or download it from various platforms. You can also check out the original Tamil version, Captain Prabhakaran, which is available on Prime Video.
Production and Release of Captain Prabhakar
Captain Prabhakar was directed by R.K. Selvamani, who had previously made successful movies like Pulan Visaranai and Chembaruthi. He wrote the script along with Liyakath Ali Khan, who also penned the dialogues. The movie was produced by Ibrahim Rowther under his banner I.V. Cine Productions.
The movie was shot in various locations in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, especially in the forest areas of Sathyamangalam and Hogenakkal. The cinematography was handled by Rajarajan and A.Ramesh Kumar, while the editing was done by G.Jayachandran. The movie had a grand audio launch at the Kamarajar Arangam in Chennai, where many celebrities attended.
Captain Prabhakar was released on 14 April 1991, coinciding with the Tamil New Year. The movie opened to positive reviews from critics and audiences alike, who praised the direction, action, music and performances of the lead actors. The movie was also a huge commercial success, grossing over â10 crore at the box office.
Music and Songs of Captain Prabhakar
The music of Captain Prabhakar was composed by Ilaiyaraaja, who collaborated with Selvamani for the first time. The lyrics were written by Vaali, Pulamaipithan and Gangai Amaran. The soundtrack album consisted of six songs, which were sung by S.P.Balasubrahmanyam, K.S.Chithra, Mano and Swarnalatha.
The songs were well received by the listeners and became chartbusters. Some of the popular songs from the album are \"Dil Mein Ho Tum\", \"Tere Mere Pyar Ka\", \"Aaj Ka Din Hai Phika Phika\" and \"Oye Oye Oye\". The song \"Dil Mein Ho Tum\" was a remake of the Hindi song \"Dil Mein Ho Tum\" from the movie Satyamev Jayate (1987), which was also composed by Ilaiyaraaja.
The songs were also picturised in a lavish manner, with Vijayakanth and Ramya Krishna dancing to the tunes of Ilaiyaraaja. The songs added to the appeal of the movie and helped in attracting more viewers to the theatres. aa16f39245