Judge Mujrim (transl. Criminal judge) is a 1997 Hindi-language action film produced by Jayant B. Shah under the Shiv Shakti Productions banner and directed by Jagdish A Sharma. It stars Jeetendra, Sunil Shetty, and Ashwini Bhave . The music was composed by Bappi Lahiri. The film was a box office success.
Judge Pratap Sinha (Jeetendra) is a renowned judge who does not pass judgement by sitting down on the judge’s chair, but he himself investigates and brings the criminals to their fate. His wife, Sujata (Sujata Mehta), is a famous lawyer. He also has a sister Ashwini, (Ashwini Bhave), a brave police officer.
The city’s Mafia Don D. V. M’s (Kiran Kumar) brother Jaggi commits a gruesome murder of a journalist, Bharti. He is arrested and tried by judge Pratap Sinha, who passes a death sentence on Jaggi.
One day while judge Pratap is going to the court, he sees Sunil (Sunil Shetty) stabbing a man to death. With Pratap as a witness, he tells Ashwini to arrest Sunil, who is shocked because Sunil is her lover. The court sentences Sunil to death. In jail, Sunil meets notorious criminal Mangal (Mukesh Khanna), who is Pratap Sinha’s enemy. Before Sunil is hanged, D. V. M. tells judge Pratap that Sunil is innocent and that D. V. M. himself had trapped Sunil. Judge Pratap is stunned. To save the respect of the law, Pratap has to break the law. He runs away with Sunil from jail. Behind judge Pratap and criminal Sunil are the full police force on one side and on the other is D. V. M’s henchmen. Does Sunil prove his innocence? What happens to D.V.M. in the end?
Jeetendra as Judge Pratap Sinha
Sunil Shetty as Sunil / Dhaaga(dual role)
Ashwini Bhave as Inspector Ashwini Sinha
Sujata Mehta as Mrs. Sujata Sinha
Johnny Lever as Havaldar Amar Lokhande/ Akbar Charsi/ Anthony Bhai & Mother(four role)
Mukesh Khanna as Mangal Singh Horse Man
Kiran Kumar as D.V.M
Ashok Saraf as PA Natwar
Surendra Pal as PA Ranjeetey
Vikas Anand as Prosecutor
Ayesha Jhulka as an item number “Laila O Laila ”
Kunikaas an item number “Parda Parda Ho Parda Parda”
Archana Puran Singhas an item number “Katra Shabnam Ka”