Adventures of Tarzan (1985) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Ruby Shetty lives a wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad, who would to travel to the deep jungles of India to find a fabled tribe in the Shakabhoomi region, where others have gone - but never returned. Ruby also decides to follow her dad, and meets up with him near the jungle's edge, where she is introduced to a man named D.K., who her dad like her to get married to. The following few days Ruby has a number of misadventures and is rescued by an ape-like man who is called Tarzan, and both fall in love with each other. Tarzan cannot speak any language but is intrigued by Ruby, much to the chagrin of D.K., whose task is to capture Tarzan and take him to work for Krishnakant Verma, who owns Apollo Circus. Before Tarzan and Ruby's romance could take wing, Tarzan is captured, chained and taken to the circus - where he may spend the rest of his days performing various acts, leaving D.K. free to get married to Ruby.

  • Krishnakant Verma; the owner of Apollo Circus recruits a man named D. K, to go to the jungle in order to capture and bring Tarzan to his circus. D.K is accompanied by his colleague Mr. Shetty, his daughter Ruby and some of Shetty's employees. Shetty's adventure is based on locating the Shaka tribes' man within the Shakabhoomi region where others have gone but never return. While in the dense jungle Ruby has had many misadventures only to be rescued by Tarzan - at first she belittle him - but then she admires his sensitivity, braveness and honesty only to fall in love with him. Then Tarzan is captured by D.K, chain-bounded and taken to the circus where he must perform various acts - the authorizes will force to release Tarzan when wild animals from the jungle enters the city endangering the lives of many innocents.

  • Raina and his wife are killed by Shakabhumi tribal while exploring in jungle.They live their infant son alive who grows up in the jungle in between the animals and ape liked man called Tarzan.Krishnakant Verma owner of Apollo circus sees about him in news and puts proposal to D.K to capture Tarzan and get him into his circus.D.K along with Mr Shetty who wants to research on Shakabhumi community along with many others reach the jungle.Ruby daughter of Shetty soon accompanies them during a adventure she gets lost and is rescued by Tarzan.Ruby teaches Tarzan human ways as he is unaware of the outside world they both start liking each other which.Shetty gets killed by the tribal.Rby manages to survive being with Tarzan.But DK traces them them and takes Tarzan to the city to be part of a circus.

  • DK is assigned the task of capturing an ape-man named Tarzan and hand him over to the owner of Apollo Circus, Krishnakant Verma. He travels in the jungle with wealthy Mr. Shetty. After her abandoned mother dies, Shetti's beautiful daughter, Ruby, goes to the jungle to meet her father. Ruby is kidnapped by the leader of the Shaka tribe, and is to be made their queen against her will. She is rescued by Tarzan, and they spend beautiful moments together. and this has blossomed to love. Meanwhile Shetty and most of his group are killed by the Shaka warriors. The only man that survivors are DK and his guide Kamal, but they manage to capture Ruby and Tarzan. Tarzan is exploited in the circus, but his animal friends come to town, and help him get free again - with Ruby. {gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)}


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  • Rubi Shetty (Kimi Katkar) stays with her dad Shetty (Om Shivpuri) who is a wealthy businessman and loves hunting and exploring the jungles. One day Ruby accompanies her father deep in the jungle to explore. During her trip her father introduces him to a man named D K (Dalip Tahil). Shetty is fond of DK and desires his daughter Ruby to marry him. DK has an instant liking for the beautiful Ruby. DK is involved in trapping wild animals and sending them to the circus.

    One day Ruby is lost in the jungle and faces lots of hardships and misadventures in the jungle. She is attacked by wild animals and Tarzan (Hemant Birje) comes to her rescue. He saves her from the attacks of the wild animals. Ruby becomes unconscious due to fear of the wild animals and Tarzan takes her with him. After regaining her consciousness she spends time with Tarzan and becomes friends with him.

    Tarzan has a great bonding with the animals in the jungle. He easily controls the wild animals in the jungle and they consider Tarzan as their friend. They is a great bonding of love between Tarzan and the animals in the jungle and the animals cant bear if Tarzan is in trouble. They help each other in the time of distress. She is quite impressed after observing the unconditional love between Tarzan and the animals of the jungle. She also finds that Tarzan doesn't know how to talk and decides to teach him. She teaches Tarzan normal human activities and also falls in love with him.

    In the meantime DK finds Ruby and Tarzan and captures Tarzan. He sends Tarzan to the circus and forces him to show his antics. Children love when Tarzan performs in the circus and instantly they bond with Tarzan. Even Tarzan shares a great rapport and bonding with children.

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