Parinda was made in 1989, it was written, directed and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra under Vinod Chopra Films, Binod Pradhan handled the cinematography and editing was done by Renu Saluja.
It stars Jackie Shroff, Nana Patekar, Anil Kapoor, and Madhuri Dixit in a lead role with supporting cast Suresh Oberoi, Tom Alter, Anang Desai, Sameer Khakhar and Anupam Kher make the special appearance in the film. It was released on 3 November 1989, made on total Budget ₹1.2 million,
The film won two National awards for Best Supporting Actor to Nana Patekar and Best Editing to Renu Saluja, Five Filmfare awards for Best Director to Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Best Actor to Jackie Shroff, Best Supporting Actor to Nana Patekar, Best Editing to Renu Saluja, Best Screenplay to Shiv Kumar Subramanian and Best Film to Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
Music was composed by R. D. Burman and its lyrics were written by Khurshid Hallauri, seven songs consisted of the movie, and the vocals were performed by Asha Bhosle, Suresh Wadkar, Sadhana Sargam and Shailendra Singh.
Parinda Tells the story of two orphaned Kishan (Jackie Shroff,) and Karan (Anil Kapoor), Kishan start working for gangster Anna Seth (Nana Patekar) and send Karan abroad for studies, Karan returns to Mumbai and co-incidentally become a friend of Inspector Prakash (Anupam Kher), Although Anna murdered Inspector Prakash then Karan tries to go to the police but Jackie Kishan tries to encourage him not to. When Karan does eventually go to the police his loved ones are threatened, then Karan decides to start working Anna so that he can avenge the death of his friend Inspector Prakash, One by one Karan kills them off but soon Anna realizes what he is actually up to and decides to get even. Anna is hell-bent on eliminating Karan who dared to challenge him. However, Anna is also torn between Kishan and Karan as Kishan is his most loyal person, How Kishan tries to thwart Anna’s plans and what happens to Karan and his ladylove Paro (Madhuri Dixit) forms the crux of the story.
Performance-wise Anil Kapoor gives his great performance. Nana Patekar in another powerhouse performance as the crazy gangster in one of his best roles ever while Jackie Shroff also provides a good support and Madhuri Dixit looking Beautiful and hot as ever.