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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar'

1992 174’ col/scope Hindi d/s Mansoor Khan pc Nasir Hussain Films p/dial Nasir Hussain lyr Majrooh Sultanpuri c Najeeb Khan m Jatin-Lalit lp Aamir Khan, Ayesha Julka, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Successful teen musical follow-up by the makers of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988). Set in Dehradun in the colonial public schools, the story features the traditional sports rivalry between the rich Rajput College and the more middle-class Modern School. The hero Sanju (Khan) leads a gang of no-hopers while his sincere elder brother Ratan tries to win the annual cycling race, trained by his father Ramlal (Kharbanda) who also runs the local tea shop and student hang-out. The rivalry spills over into other areas when the rich and sexy new girl in town (Bedi) is wooed by both hero and villain (Tijori), the dance and sports star of the rival Rajput College. Sanju pretends to be rich, but is eventually ditched by the girl when the truth comes out, after which he accepts his childhood sweetheart Anjali (Julka) and wins the cycle race. The film loosely adapts the Archie comics idiom, still popular among Indian teenagers, and that of Randal Kleiser’s Grease (1978), furthering Aamir Khan’s familiar ‘boy next door’ image.