Parinda (hindi: ??????, english: the bird) is a 1989 indian crime drama film directed and produced by vidhu vinod chopra. it is considered by many to be the turning point in reality in hindi cinema, as the theme of the film discusses the real life of indian underworld gangsters and the general life of residents in the city of mumbai. the film stars jackie shroff, anil kapoor, nana patekar and madhuri dixit in the lead roles.