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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

May 22, 1992
2hr 54min
Status: released

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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar Movie Details:

Also known asJJWS
Country India
Language Hindi
GenreRomantic, Comedy, Drama
Release dateMay 22, 1992
Running time2hr 54min
StarringAamir Khan
Ayesha Jhulka
Deepak Tijori
Mamik Singh
Pooja Bedi
Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Directed by Mansoor Khan
Written byNasir Hussain
Mansoor Khan
Produced byNasir Hussain
Cinematography by Najeeb Khan
Edited by Zafar Sultan
Dilip Kotalgi
Music byJatin–Lalit
Production CompanyNasir Hussain Films
Distributor Eros Worldwide

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Aamir Khan as Sanjaylal Sharma a.k.a. Sanju aka Sanjay Thapar
  • Ayesha Jhulka as Anjali
  • Deepak Tijori as Shekhar Malhotra
  • Mamik Singh as Ratanlal Sharma a.k.a. Ratan
  • Kiran Zaveri Bhatia as Kalpana
  • Sooraj Thapar as Shekhar Malhotra’s friend
  • Prakash Ramchandani as Shekhar Malhotra’s friend
  • Bobby Khanna as Shekhar Malhotra’s friend
  • Pooja Bedi as Devika
  • Deven Bhojani as Ghanshyam a.k.a. Ghanshu
  • Asrani as Mr. Dubey, Model school teacher
  • Kulbhushan Kharbanda as Ramlal Sharma
  • Aditya Lakhia as Maksood a.k.a. Ghode
  • Imran Khan as Young Sanjaylal
  • Sharokh Bharucha as Young Ratanlal
  • Anjan Srivastav as Race commentator
  • Ajit Vachani as Rajput’s Principal
  • Deb Mukherjee as Rajput’s Coach
  • Ravindra Kapoor as Shakoor Miyaan


The story revolves around two brothers Sanjaylal and Ratanlal Sharma who live in Dehradun. While Ratanlal is a devoted student and hard worker, Sanjaylal is a lazy prankster, always getting into trouble. In an unexpected turn of events, Ratanlal loses the cycle race due to the intense rivalry among the three colleges. Sanjaylal now wows to win the award and his brother’s honor back!

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar Movie Budget & Box Office Collection:

Budgetest. ₹12 crore
Worldwide Collection₹52 crores (US$2.01 million)

About Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar Movie:

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar is a Hindi romantic comedy-drama film, directed and co-written by Mansoor Khan and starring Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi, Mamik Singh, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda. It was inspired by the 1979 American film Breaking Away.

The film was shot predominantly in various locations in the south of India, primarily Kodaikanal.

According to reports, Akshay Kumar auditioned for Deepak Tijori’s role and was rejected. Juhi Chawla was approached for the film. She declined because Nasir Hussein wanted immediate dates and she could not oblige.

Amole Gupte, who is known for co-directing and producing Taare Zameen Par (2007) had played a race announcer in the film.

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar was released in theatres on May 22, 1992, by Eros Worldwide.

In India, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar net ₹40 crores and grossed ₹52 crores (US$2.01 million). The film opened to good responses and was declared a hit at the box office. It was also broadcast on Disney Channel India.

The film won two Filmfare Awards, including Best Film. It was remade in Telugu in 1999 as Thammudu which in turn was remade in multiple languages. The movie has gained a huge cult following over the years and has often been cited as one of the best coming-of-age movies in Indian cinema.