During the shooting of the film Abhishek Bachchan and Goldie Behl were both banned from the sets due to bad behavior .This was done due to Amitabh and Ravi Behl getting constant distraction from their kids.
An animated cartoon picture of Amitabh's character "Ronny" was used on the cover of the mixed compilation album "Charas Babu" (2017).
Jagdish Aurangabadkar a popular film photographer played the hangman in the climax of the film.
Kareena Kappor was a kid and accompanied Randhir Kapoor on the sets.During the scene where she Randhir Kapoor gets beaten by Amitabh Bachchan she got scared as she felt someone is really beating her father and ran towards him and hugged him.
Collection of film suffered as on two weeks after its release Coolie 1983 was released.But managed to complete 100 days at some centers.
RD Burman,Rishi Kapoor,Rakesh Roshan,Gulshan Bawra and film's hero Randhir Kapoor would got to party frequently in Khandala in the cold rains.Once while they were partying they were surprised to see Zeenat Aman reach there with director Ramesh Behl.Zeenat Aman was approaching them with bowl but suddenly slipped in the water and fell down where Randhir Kapoor and Ramesh Behl reached to help her.Gulshan Bawra on seeing Zeenat Aman said Samandar Mein Nahake Aur Bhi Namkeen Ho Gayo Ho Laga Hai Pyar Ka Woh Rang Aur Bhi Rangeen Ho Gayi Ho RD Burman quickly ran and bought his Dictaphone and asked Gulshan Bawra to say the words again this is how the song was made. Samandar Mein Nahake was a big hit in Goa then.Shot on the Keri Beach.
RD Burman sang almost all songs for Amitabh and Kishore sang for Randhir perhaps due to the fight between Amitabh and Kishore as Amitabh had refused to do a guest appearance in Kishore's film but later Kishore sang for him in Shaheenshah and Toofan.
The song "Jane Jigar" was sampled in the song "Doctors" from the internationally released album UFOs In Bollywood by Ratbath.
When Randhir Kapoor was going for the shooting of Pukar, all of his staff used to follow him so that they can see Amitabh Bachchan on the sets.
Ramesh Behl after the release of his first directorial venture Kasme Vaade, he started Pukar in the year 1979. Pukar was delayed and took about 4 years to get completed. In between the making of Pukar, Ramesh Behl made Basera, Harjaee, Yeh Vaada Raha and even started Jawani.
This film is one of the rare films in which Amitabh Bachchan was in a negative role.
Last time Amitabh Bachchan and Zeenat Aman worked with each other during Amitabh Bachchan's angry young man stardom image and temporary sabbatical from films during his political stunt.They worked together after 20 years in Boom 2003.
After Pukar Amitabh Bachchan and Randhir Kapoor worked only in one film.20 years later in Arman 2003.
Goan carnival is showed twice In he film.Towards the start during name credits and during climax in the song Maarenge Ya Mar Jaaenge.
Amitabh Bachchan has hatred towards freedom fighters of his country.But in the climax he learns the truth and fights against Portuguese army .Similarly Saif Ali Khan's character was modeled in Rangoon 2017.
Amitabh's car crash scene background music was reused in the film Karishmaa during a Kamal Haasan police chase scene.
The dance music Vinod Mehra was dancing to in the beginning of Khud -daar , was used for the restaurant scene for Zeenat Aman's birthday.
Randhir Kapoor announced that Pukar would be his last film. Though a few old projects were still stuck since the last 1970s (Khazana,Jaanejaa).
Tina Munium was in for the shock of her life. One day she was told that Pukar was almost complete. She was confused as she barely shot for the film. She was then told she only had 4 scenes in the film. She was unaware her role would end up so small.
There was a shelved movie by the same name . In 1977, Sohrab Modi decided to remake his film Pukar. He signed Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor,Shashi Kapoor, Sanjeev Kumar,Saira Banu, Rakhee Gulzar, Shabana Azmi, Pran. Written by Kamal Amrohi, Sohrab ended up shelving the film when the stars kept demanding Sohrab increase their roles. It proved very stressful.
Randhir Kapoor and Tina Munium appeared together in Pukar after Ramesh Behl's previous film Harjaee.
After about 17 years later the tittle Pukar was re used by Boney Kapoor and Rajkumar Santoshi for their film with Anil Kapoor and Madhuri.
Pukar was the third directorial venture, in between he had produced film directed by other directors like Baseraa & Yeh Vaada Raha.
The guitar music used in Vinod Mehra's dance entry scene in Khud Daar was used in the restaurant scene in Pukar (1983). It plays in the background prior to the song " Jane Jigar" filmed on Amitabh,Randhir, Zeenat and Tina. The same guitar tune was used by Rahul Dev Burman for the English song "Pain Is Many A Splendoured Thing" from the film Dard Ka Rishta.