Police Inspector Jagdish Chandar (Dalip Tahil) has been investigating about a gangster Thakur Azghar Singh (Kiran Kumar), and eventually he has been murdered by two foreigners, Lawrence (Goga Kapoor) and Peter (Tej Sapru) who were hired by Azghar. Jagdish's two young sons Avinash and Brijesh are now left behind alone to fed for themselves, where Brijesh kills the assailant and is taken away by Peter and Lawrence, whereas the other son Avinash is adopted by the Police Commissioner and grows up (Jeetendra) to be a police inspector like his father. Brijesh (Sanjay Dutt) has just been released from the jail, and he attempts to rob a jewellery store after which he elopes with his girlfriend, Chanda (Madhuri Dixit) to the same village where his father lived. While on his way to the village a fight takes place between the two brothers, not knowing about the relation with each other. One day in the village he gets to identify about Avinash and starts dominating over the villagers and takes bribe from Azghar Singh. Matter gets complicated when Avinash's wife, Sudha (Jayapradha) comes out in search of her husband only to see that Chanda is being molested by Azghar and his men, forcing Brijesh to take a stand. Will Azghar be successful in throwing Brijesh out of the village?
- Genre: Action
- Runtime: 151 minutes
Thanedaar (English: Incharge of Police Station) is a 1990 Hindi Action film produced by Sanjay Ray, Sudhir Roy on Shiva Arts International banner and directed by Raj N. Sippy. Starring Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Jeetendra, Jaya Pradha, in lead roles and music composed by Bappi Lahri. The film is perhaps most remembered for the hit song Tamma Tamma Loge and its quirky dancing moves. It was the first pairing of Dutt and Dixit who went on to star in 7 films together including big box office blockbusters Saajan (1991) and Khalnayak (1993). Thanedaar was the fourth highest grossing film of 1990 a sequel titled Thanedaar Returns is under production. The film is a remake of Telugu Movie Mayadari Krishnudu (1980).